Ground Sign Resource Guide

Current Fee:

  • Non-illuminated   $40 plus $0.25 per square foot
  • Illuminated         $60 plus $0.25 per square foot
  • Electrical permit  $103.00

Annual Renewal Fee:  

Based on current year fee schedule.

Submittal Requirements:

  • Sign permit application
  • Two (2) copies of dimensioned sign drawings with foundation shown
  • Two (2) copies of site plan or plat of survey indicating sign location
  • Two (2) copies of landscape plan indicating type and number of plants
  • Electrical permit application  required if sign is illuminated

Required Inspections:

  • Foundation prepour
  • Final inspection

Inspections can be scheduled up to 4pm the business day prior to the requested inspection date by contacting the Permitting Division of the Community Development Department at 847.923.4420.

Code Requirements:

  • 100 square feet per side
  • Maximum height 15 feet
  • All means of support to be covered
  • Base design to be compatible with building material
  • Village Sign Ordinance