Commercial Permits

Sign Permits & Standards

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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.

Applications:

Apply online at www.mygovernmentonline.org for any of the following permits:

Sign and Banner Permit Application

Builder way finding signage

Permit Fee:

Sign Permit $81.00 each

Rules & Regulations:

Chapter 10 Sign Standards of Unified Development Code

Unified Development Code

HARC/ Downtown Overlay / Old Town Overlay:

Historic & Downtown Sign Standards and Information

Downtown way finding & signage master-plan

For questions regarding HARC/Downtown Overlay/ Old Town Overlay signs,  please contact Matt Synatschk, Historic Planner at (512) 930-3581 or 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 no-reply@scpdc.org

Sign Violations/Complaints:

For concerns or complaints about a possible sign violation contact the Code Enforcement Team at (512) 930-3606 or  to email please click here.

General Sign Questions:

For general sign questions, please email Sign Permits

Inspections:

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:

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