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Sign Permits

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Purpose of Sign Permits
The regulation of the location, size, placement and certain features of signs is necessary to enable the public to locate goods, services, and facilities without difficulty and confusion; to prevent wasteful use of natural resources in competition among businesses for attention; to prevent hazards to life and property; to avoid visual clutter; to assure the continued attractiveness of the community and protect property values. Sign installation shall meet the code requirements outlined in 13-2A03 for sight triangles.

Sign permits require a Building Permit Application

To obtain a sign permit, please fill out the application including the General Contractor section and submit to the Codes Department.  Questions, call 913-385-4604.

Prohibited Signs
All signs not expressly permitted within this ordinance or exempted herein are prohibited in the city. Such prohibited signs include, but are not limited to:

  • Animated Signs
  • Awning Signs
  • Digital Readout or Electronic Graphic Signs
  • Flashing or Blinking Signs
  • Off-Site Signs
  • Pole Signs
  • Portable Signs
  • Projecting Signs
  • Roof Signs
  • Rotating Signs
  • Signs attached to any tree, fence, or utility pole except warning signs issued and properly posted by the utility company. 
  • Signs located in the right of way that are not permitted 

Please download the zoning regulations regarding signs for a complete listing of the regulations and requirements.

Multi-tenant buildings each have their own sign standards and those can be obtained by contacting our Codes Department at 913-385-4604.

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