San Diego Sign Permitting Company
When you get a new sign installed for your business, you will likely need to get a sign permit. San Diego requires permissions for nearly any type of sign you want to install to identify your company to potential customers and advertise your services.
Our sign permitting service for San Diego businesses has secured permits on behalf of our customer for years. We understand the detailed process of asking for and receiving the okay to post your business’s custom sign. When you use our services, you get years of experience and knowledge on your side as you seek a permit. We know what makes a successful permit application and how to fill one out thoroughly.
Integrated Sign Associates gives you peace of mind that you won’t overlook any step in the process. We have assisted many San Diego businesses with the sign permits they need to do business. Let us aid your San Diego company as well.
Things You Need to Know for San Diego Sign Permits
The city requires a permit for most signs. Some exceptions include:
- Interior signs, unless they appear in a theater
- Non-illuminated construction site and real estate signs
- Small accessory warning signs, such as “beware of dog,” which are also less than 12 square feet
- Fire lane signs required by the San Diego fire department
- Cornerstones, memorials or tablets built into a building to pay tribute to someone
- Non-illuminated bulletin boards for charitable organizations that do not exceed 16 square feet and are not placed over a public right-of-way
Sign Permits FAQ
Many of our customers have never requested sign permits before and are unfamiliar with the process. Here are a few answers to questions we hear frequently:
- Are there any fees charged for getting a sign permit in San Diego? Yes, you will have to pay mapping, records and general plan maintenance fees.
- Do I have to pay an inspection fee? You must pay an inspection fee for certain types of signs, including wall signs on high rises and electrical roof projections.
- What must I turn in with my permit request? You will need to submit two copies of your site and elevation plans, an Owner-Builder Verification form and a general application. Depending on your specs, you may also need to fill out an electrical engineering analysis and structural calculations.
- How long does it take to get a sign permit? This depends on a number of factors, including whether your business is in a historical building and what type of sign you desire.
Contact Our San Diego Sign Permit Company for Assistance
Do you need guidance through the permit process for your San Diego business signage? The experts at Integrated Sign Associates are here to help. We create custom signs for customers and secure the necessary permits to install those signs. We have worked in the San Diego area for years and know exactly what you need for permits in the area. We can also assist you with landlord permissions and surveying a site for access.