Sign Permit

Freestanding Sign


The City of Lawrenceville allows freestanding signs as either ground signs or double post signs. Submit a completed Sign Permit Application (PDF) along with a survey of the property and drawings of the sign. If Planning and Development staff has any comments, they will need to be addressed prior to approval. Refer to Article X of the Zoning Ordinance (PDF) regarding sign requirements.

Once approved by the staff, the submitter will be notified that the permit is ready to be issued. Permits may be issued to the business owner, property owner, or sign contractor. If electrical work is needed as part of the sign installation, a state licensed electrical contractor must perform the work and the contractor’s information will be required as part of the application. Permit fees must be paid at the time of permit issuance. Please refer to Permit Fees (PDF) regarding fee requirements.

Facade (Wall) Sign


Submit a completed Sign Permit Application (PDF) along with a drawing of the building façade (wall) and drawings of the sign. If Planning and Development staff has any comments, they will need to be addressed prior to approval. Refer to Article X of the Zoning Ordinance (PDF) regarding sign requirements.

Once approved by the staff, the submitter will be notified that the permit is ready to be issued. Permits may be issued to the business owner, property owner, or sign contractor. If electrical work is needed as part of the sign installation, a state licensed electrical contractor must perform the work and the contractor’s information will be required as part of the application. Permit fees must be paid at the time of permit issuance. Please refer to Permit Fees (PDF) regarding fee requirements.

Temporary (Banner) Sign


Submit a completed sign permit Sign Permit Application (PDF). Temporary sign permits may be issued at the time of submittal. Permits may be issued to the business owner, property owner, or sign contractor. Permit fees must be paid at the time of permit issuance. Please refer to Permit Fees (PDF) regarding fee requirements. Refer to Article X of the Zoning Ordinance (PDF) regarding sign requirements.

Submitted Plans


All submitted plans must be drawn to a standard scale and must be accurate.