Billboard Permit Review


  1. Complete and submit an application for a new billboard (PDF).
  2. Application is reviewed by the Zoning Division for compliance with the County’s sign regulations (PDF).
  3. For approved applications the plans are stamped and the application is forwarded to the Division of Building Safety for their review and permit issuance. For unapproved applications, the issues preventing approval will be discussed with the applicant and either the application can be amended/ corrected or if applicable the applicant may choose to apply for a variance from the Code requirements.
  4. For Division of Building Safety permitting requirements see Sign Permit.

Required Tools

  • Billboard permit application
  • Complete Address
  • Complete Legal Description
  • Parcel identification number
  • Two (2) site plans drawn to scale (min 8.5” x 11”)
  • Fully dimensioned site plans must include the following information:
    1. All property lines
    2. Road rights-of-way
    3. All easements
    4. All existing structures, including building frontage
    5. Location of all signage, including existing and proposed signage
    6. Streets and sidewalks
  • Two (2) copies of fully dimensioned elevation drawings (drawn to scale) which must include the following for zoning review:
    1. Sign Copy including calculation of sign area
    2. Proposed Sign Height
    3. Ground clearance of all proposed and existing ground and/or pole signs
    4. Proposed source of illumination for all proposed and/or existing signs
  • Name and address of the owner of the proposed billboard.
  • Name of the owner of the parcel on which the proposed billboard is to be located.
  • An electrical permit (PDF) must accompany the billboard application if the billboard is to be illuminated.


Contact Us

For questions, please call:
Phone: (407) 836-3111