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Special Event Sign Permits

Last updated Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:26 am

A permit is required for all special event signs, such as:

  • Banners
  • Pennants
  • Streamers
  • Portable Signs
  • Balloons
  • Flags
  • Spinners

A business is limited to two (2), thirty (30) day permits within the lifetime of that business.

After the issuance of a special event sign permit pursuant to Part 10, Chapter 6 of the City of Raleigh Code, the following signs may be erected:

Unlighted on-premise portable signs, and three-dimensional banners, moored blimps, gas balloons and windblown signs such as pennants, spinners, flags, and streamers for special events for a total period not to exceed thirty (30) days.

Exception:

Any sign placed on any curb, sidewalk, post pole, hydrant, bridge, tree, other surface located on, over, or across any public street, right-of-way will be removed.

Application Requirements:

  • Download the Special Event Sign Permit Application - Please complete the general section and sign section
  • Please indicate on the application the start and ending dates which the sign(s) are to be erected
  • Non-property owners must obtain Landlord approval
  • Include payment for permit fee
  • See Development Fee Schedule for current permit fee

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