Sign Permits

All signs in the City of Alpharetta are required to meet the established City Sign Ordinance and any signage over 4 square feet requires a permit. 


Sign applications will only be accepted through the Online Permitting Portal. Please see instructions below.

Banner Permits are online submittals and will be issued if the criteria of 24sqft or less and you have had a permit this calendar year. 


  • Can I place signs along the road?

  • Can I put up Yard Sale/Garage Sale signs?

  • Do I need a permit for a real estate sign in my yard?

  • Do I need a permit for my banner?

  • Does my new sign need any approvals prior to filing for a sign permit?

  • How can I use signs along the road to advertise my business?

  • How do I know where the right-of-way is?

  • How large can my sign be?

  • I don’t find the answer to my question listed here. What do I do now?

  • What do I need to submit to get a sign permit?