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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:

Sign Permit $85.00 each

Rules & Regulations:

Chapter 10 Sign Standards of Unified Development Code

Downtown way finding & signage master-plan

Unified Development Code

Need to know your zoning? Please visit the interactive maps page or click here and scroll to the map called Georgetown Planning

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 (14) business days from the time your permit application is accepted and payment is made.

The plan review for a Temporary Banner is up to three 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:

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Permits and Inspections Fee Schedule:

Click here to view fee schedule