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Sign Permits

Authorize the installation of attached, detached, illuminated and non-illuminated signs.

 

Fee:

 

 

Due on all Sign Permits:

Circumstance under which fee is due:

 

General Plan Fee

 

 

Green Building Fee

 

 

Sign Application fee

This fee is the only fee collected at sign permit intake. It covers the administrative processing and application handling associated with signs.

 

Sign Permit fee

This fee must be paid as part of the sign permit process outlined in Chapter 15.148. The fee is discussed in 15.148.080, Fees.

 

Technology Fee

 

 

 

 

 

Due on all Sign Permits:

Circumstance under which fee is due:

 

City Operations Tax

Only charged if a California licensed contractor is the permit holder.

 

Fire Department Review Fee

This fee is exclusively calculated and assessed by the Fire Department, and varies based on the number of hours expended in Fire Plan Review. Plan review would only be necessary if it was known at submission that the purposed sign would interfere with and existing fire suppression system.

 

Fire Department Administrative Fee

This fee is exclusively calculated and assessed by the Fire Department. Necessary only if the previous fee and circumstances apply.

 

Landscape Review Fee

Charged if the submitted plans include landscape sheets.

 

Plan Review - hourly

Hourly based on the number of hours spent reviewing the deferred plan set.

 

Public Works Fee

This fee is only charged when the scope of the Sign Permit application requires Development Engineering review and approval. Usually this would be due to the proposed sign location. If a sign will encroach into the public way Development Engineering should review the application. This fee is calculated by Public Works Staff in the Development Engineering section. The fee is a function of the number of plan review hours expended reviewing the project.

 

Sign Electrical Fee

Charged anytime a permit for an electrical sign is requested. These funds recover electrical plan review costs.

 

Sign Historical Surcharge

Charged on all signs erected in the Old Sacramento Special Sign District.

 

Sign Plan Review/Engineering fee

Charged on an hourly bases for structural plan review (anchorage and footings) performed as part of a sign permit review.

 

Utilities Fee

Utilities approval is rarely necessary for sign permit applications, one potential situation which could require it would be encroachment into a utilities easement. This fee is only charged when the scope of the sign permit requires Utilities review. This fee is calculated by Utilities Development Services section Staff. The fee is a function of the number of plan review hours expended reviewing the project.