PLANNING AND ZONING
APPLICATION A7: SIGN PERMIT APPLICATION
SIGN DESIGN AND SPECIFICATION SHEET INFORMATION
The following supplemental information shall be provided at the time of application submission. Failure to
provide any of the following information will cause delays in the review process.
The Sign Code (Title 21 of the Municipal Code) includes sample landscaping plans and sign drawings, please
refer to Chapter 21. 09: Appendix A for additional information.
All Signs: The sign drawings must include the following for each sign:
Sign plans must be in full color (black and white copies will not be accepted) and include construction
materials of the sign.
Illumination method clearly identified on the sign plan and specifications, including electrical wiring and
components. For external illumination, details/specifications on the lighting fixture(s) must be provided.
Dimensions of the sign(s).
Each sketch for a proposed sign must be marked as “Approved” by the property owner.
The initial drawing date, and any subsequent revision dates, must be clearly shown on the plan.
Cabinet style wall signs (can/box signs) are prohibited.
Wall signs including a graphic element or a tagline are eligible for a sign area bonus. A wall sign
incorporating a graphic element may receive up to a 50% bonus, so that the total sign area could be
equal to 1.5 square feet for every lineal foot of building/unit frontage for the wall on which the sign is
A photo of the exterior building elevation with a rendering of the proposed sign installation location.
The building wall(s) where the proposed sign(s) is to be mounted shall include the length and height
dimensions of the wall.
Any existing wall signs on the building.
Wall sign permits will be issued only following Village inspection of the subject wall to confirm that wall
has been patched and painted to repair holes and stains from previous sign installations. For signs
installed in late fall or winter, the facade repairs shall be completed prior to the first day of June following
Monument style signs are preferred. Use of materials such as stone and wood is encouraged.
Scaled site plan or plat of survey indicating the sign location, property lines, and setback distance
between the sign and the property line.
Landscaping plan which includes a table with plant species name, quantity and size meeting the
landscaping requirements for freestanding signs in the Village Code (21.06.500(b)(1)(D).
Structural foundation plan.