What You Need to Know About the Sign Permitting Process

A permit for your sign is almost like a necessary evil. You can’t get around the process, but you can get through it with some tips.

Overcoming the Challenges of Sign Permitting

When you think of getting a new sign for your business, you think about the design, the benefits, and all the cool stuff, but often times, sign permitting is part of the process that people forget about. Sigh. It can be tough. All the paperwork back and forth maybe seem daunting and pointless but if you want to put up your sign, a permit is what you need. Want to know how you conquer the sign permitting process? Here’s how:

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You need to be aware of the process so you can know what to do and what to expect. Signage regulations vary depending on different factors, which is why you need to be well-informed before you move along.

Don’t Skimp on the Details

If there’s a moment when you want to be extra thorough about the details, it’s when you’re applying for your sign permit. Don’t leave anything out. Show them the design and where you want to place it, and be clear about the dimensions. The more information you provide, the clearer and more straightforward things will be and the less frustration you’ll experience.

Be Prepared for the Waiting Game

Once you submit an accurate application with all the needed information, it will take some time before your municipality gets back in touch with you. Arm yourself with patience and let time do its thing. Look into the requirements of a temporary sign, if you feel like your business will open its doors before your sign is approved.

Get a Signage Professional to Help You Out

At Advance Signs & Graphics, we are a full-service signage and graphics shop in Tennesee. That means we can manage your signage from the design phase to the installation. We can take care of the permitting process for you and make your life a lot easier by ensuring your signage project gets completed on time and without any last minute glitches. We are here to assist you in all of your signage and graphics needs. If you need help with your next signage project, give us a call or request a free estimate today.



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