Sign Permit

Prince George's County's Sign Ordinance regulates the placement of signs on private properties in Prince George’s County, with the exception of the City of Laurel. The Ordinance governs the size and location of signs through the issuance of sign permits and monitoring through inspections of on-site locations. To schedule an inspection with Department of Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement's Enforcement Division, please call 301-883-6168.

Freestanding


Freestanding, Ground-Mounted Signs Require:
  • Three (3) Site/Plot Plans
  • Three (3) Structural Drawings
  • Three (3) Sign Applications Showing Sign Dimensions and a Valid Use and Occupancy Permit Number

Building


Building Mounted Signs Require a Use and Occupancy Permit, which means a Building Permit application needs to be completed online. Please go to Online Permit Applications; enter the information directly into the County’s Permitting System; and print three (3) copies of the computer-generated application prior to visiting the Permits Center. (Printers are NOT available onsite for customers.):
  • Property Account Number
  • Three (3) Structural Drawings
  • Three (3) Sign Applications Showing Sign Dimensions and a Valid Use and Occupancy Permit Number
Shopping Center Signage

Application for Freestanding Sign Only