Georgetown Building Inspections

Sign Permits

The City of Georgetown regulates the permitting, design, location, construction, erection, modification, use, maintenance, and removal of signs within the City of Georgetown and its Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). A sign may only be erected, placed, established, painted, created, or maintained in conformance with the requirements of the ordinances.


Apply online at for any of the following permits:

Sign Permit Application (Sign Permit Application includes Permanent Signs, Temporary Signs, and Temporary Banners)

Builder way finding signage

Permit Fee:

See Current Fee Schedule 

Rules & Regulations:

Chapter 10 Sign Standards of Unified Development Code

Unified Development Code

Need to know your zoning?

Please visit the interactive maps page

HARC/ Downtown Overlay / Old Town Overlay:

Historic & Downtown Sign Standards and Information

Certificate of Appropriateness for Downtown and/or Old Town Overlays

For questions regarding HARC/Downtown Overlay/ Old Town Overlay signs,  please contact Planning at historic@Georgetown.Org

Plan Review:

The plan review for a permanent sign is fourteen to twenty five business days from the time your permit application is accepted and payment is made.

The plan review for a Temporary Banner is up to fourteen business days from the time your permit application is accepted.

Once your permit is approved, you will receive notification via email from

Sign Violations/Complaints:

For concerns or complaints about a possible sign violation please visit the Code Compliance webpage or email Code Compliance at

General Sign Questions:

For general sign questions, please email Sign Permits


All inspections must be requested before 3:00p.m. online at  for the next business day in most cases. We do not accept inspection request via telephone.

My Government Online:

Click Here for a  copy of the User Manual

My Government Online Tech Support – (866) 957-3764

Permits and Inspections Fee Schedule:

Click here to view fee schedule

Expired Permits 

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