Milwaukee Sign Code and Permitting

One of the first steps for exterior signage is doing research on the local municipal sign code.  Our project managers can handle all the submittals, paperwork and meetings while coordinating between city, county, and local government bodies.

Innovative Signs has a clear understanding of the sign code, permit fees and project requirements specific to each jurisdiction, which prevents those common delays in getting your projects approved.

We have experienced employees pulling sign permits and will make this easy for you!

Proper way of sign permitting and application process

A sign permit application is required for any proposed exterior commercial signage. In addition, any new or alteration to an existing sign will require approval from the municipal design review board.

To avoid any delays in the processing of your application a few of the following items will be needed at the time of submittal: (These changes are per municipality)

  • Completed Application
  • Scaled drawings including colors, materials, site plan, dimensions, type of illumination, size
  • Photographs
  • Sign Permit deposit
  • Proof of ownership of property or written approval from building owner
  • Occupancy Permit

Contact us today for expert help with permitting!

Getting a sign permit is one of the hoops we can help you jump through.  We can take care of your sign permitting process and make sure it meets the standard requirements of your municipality.  Contact our team of permitting experts at 262-432-1330 to help guide you through this process.


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