What are the application requirements for a sign permit?

As part of the application process, applicants must submit materials in addition to the application form. The required materials/documentation are listed in the Sign Permit Applicationand Checklist.

When applying for a sign permit, applicants will have to indicate the zoning for the property where the sign will be posted or built. Each zoning district has different restrictions and regulations regarding each type of sign, size and illumination. (20.75.050--20.75.60)

When planning any sign, applicants will have to calculate the sign area. Separate measuring rules apply to each type of sign (i.e. ground, wall, etc.) See 20.75.170 for information on measurement rules and how to calculate the area of a sign.

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1. What is a Visibility Obstruction Triangle and how does it affect my sign?
2. When is a sign permit required?
3. When do signs require electrical permits?
4. Where can I see the status of my sign permit?
5. Outdoor lighting of signs and electrical permits
6. When is a building permit required for my sign?
7. How is the height of a sign determined?
8. When is an engineering review required for my sign?
9. What clearances affect my signs?
10. What are the application requirements for a sign permit?
11. What are the required documents for a sign permit?
12. What is a frontage and how does it affect my sign?
13. When and where are political signs allowed?
14. What is Fire Premise Identification?
15. How is Street Addressing handled under Missoula Municpal Code?