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Sign Permit

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Plymouth requires a sign permit for permanent and temporary signs erected, altered or relocated within the city.  Signs involving electrical wiring also require an electrical permit.

Exceptions Include:

  • Building address numerals
  • Residential on-site temporary real estate or construction signs (not exceeding eight (8) square feet in area
  • Flags
  • Campaign signs;
    • not exceeding 32 square feet in area posted on private property,
    • of any size and number posted on private property 46 days before the state primary election, and
    • all campaign signs are to be removed not more than ten (10) days after an election.

Prohibited Signs Include:

  • Blinking, flashing, scrolling, shimmering, and/or rotating signs
  • Signs located on public property, in the public right-of-way and/or within public easements
  • Signs painted on building exteriors
  • Signs tacked or attached to trees, fences and/or utility poles
  • Signs that interfere with street signs and traffic control devices
  • Signs that interfere with intersection visibility

Forms & Handouts

Questions and Complaints

For specific questions or concerns relating to the city's sign regulations, please contact the Community Development Department at 763-509-5430. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Building Inspection Division
Plymouth City Hall | 3400 Plymouth Blvd. | Plymouth, MN 55447-1482
P 763-509-5430 | F 763-509-5407 | Inspection Scheduling: 763-509-5449 |

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