Wall Sign Resource Guide

Current Fee:

  • Non-illuminated $40 plus $0.25 per square foot
  • Illuminated $60 plus $0.25 per square foot
  • Electrical permit $103.00

Annual Renewal Fee:

Based on current year fee schedule

Submittal Requirements:

  • Sign permit application
  • Two (2) copies of:
    •  sign drawings showing wall front to which the sign is attached
    •  sign dimensioned, rectangle enclosing all sign copy
    •  sign construction and materials
    •  method of attachment to the structure
  •    Electrical permit application required if sign is illuminated

Required Inspections:

  • Final inspection

Inspections can be scheduled up to 4pm the business day prior to the requested inspection date by contacting the Permitting Division of the Community Development Department at 847.923.4420.

Code Requirements:

  • Panel or box signs 10% of the wall
  • Channel letters only 20% of the wall
  • Village Sign Ordinance