Today’s post runs down the top-4 most common sign permitting questions we get from business owners in Baltimore, MD. Read on to learn a bit about Baltimore’s sign code, or call (410)-877-6011 to speak directly with a sign permitting specialist near you.
According to Section 17-201 of the Baltimore Sign Code, “no sign may be erected, relocated, or structurally altered” without a permit, except for the following exemptions:
Section 17-205 lists the following Permissible Activities, which do not require a permit unless there is an increase in sign dimensions or change in structure:
Of course, you can change code-exempt temporary signs any way you please.
According to Section 17-205 of the Baltimore sign code, “all signs and the premises surrounding them must be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, free and clear of all noxious substances, rubbish, and weeds.” Additionally, all unused sign hardware or wiring must be removed, and burned out bulbs must be replaced as soon as possible. Don’t worry—our sign permitting team does it all, so you can completely automate your maintenance to-do list.
Illuminated signs are one of the best options for conspicuous advertising, but with great power comes great responsibility!
Along with a proper permit and code-compliant design and maintenance, illuminated signs must be:
If you want to illuminate traditional signage, such as awning signs, canopy signs, freestanding signs, projecting signs, and wall signs, goose-neck fixtures and indirect spotlights are allowed.
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