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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR SIGN PERMITS

 

 NOTE: Effective March 15, 2012 all building permit applications must comply with the
2010 Florida Building Code
For additional details about the new code, go to www.floridabuilding.org.


 

Click here for a printable version of the Sign Permit Application.


  • Copy of Certificate of Occupancy, Building Permit (for new construction) or interior remodel permit with the same name and address as the sign copy. If none of the above; a sign affidavit must be signed.

 

  • Three (3) sets of the following information:

    • SITE PLAN
      • Road frontage of property in lineal feet
      • Ground sign location
      • Setbacks from road Right-of Way
      • Side setbacks
      • Building location

 

    • GROUND SIGNS
      • Height
      • Dimensions of the structure (and the dimensions of the text area if it is a monument sign)
      • Sign Copy
      • Engineering (if over  20' high or 40' sq.) indicating wind load calculations to meet 160 MPH (Captiva 170 MPH) winds
      • Construction material & attachment details
      • Licensed Contractor needed for signs over 32 square feet or 10' high
      • Explanation of how the sign will be illuminated

 

    • WALL SIGNS
      • Wall elevations with dimensions of the wall below the roof line
      • Sign location on wall with sign dimensions measured to the highest widest point of the sign
      • Sign copy
      • Attachment details

       

      *****Wall signs must be pulled by a licensed contractor unless painted on wall, OR if it is foam, wood or plastic letters OR if it is wood,  metal or plastic panel.*****

     

      • ELECTRIC SIGNS
        • The UL number
        • Electrical detail

         

        If the source of electric is not existing, an electric permit will be required.

        ******If the sign includes NEON, a separate electric permit is required. If the sign installer holds an SE license, he may pull the electric permit for the connection of the sign.******

       

          FEES
      Change of Contractor $50
      Electric Permit $75
      Plan Review $25
      Revision $25
      Sign Permit $75 min./$0.50 psf