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 www.mygovernmentonline.org for any of the following permits:
Sign Permit Application (Sign Permit Application includes Permanent Signs, Temporary Signs, and Temporary Banners)
Rules & Regulations:
Chapter 10 Sign Standards of 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
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 email@example.com
For concerns or complaints about a possible sign violation please visit the Code Compliance webpage or email Code Compliance at firstname.lastname@example.org
General Sign Questions:
For general sign questions, please email Sign Permits
All inspections must be requested before 3:00p.m. online at www.mygovernmentonline.org 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