Permanent Sign Application Requirements:

a). Shall obtain a Sign Permit Application from the Planning Divison or the Building Safety Division.

b). Shall fill out the application form and submit it along with installation plans Building Safety Division, room 405 of the Stephens Building, 623 Garrison Ave.

c). The application must be complete in order for the City to review its contents.

d). The applicant shall contact all the utility departments to verify utility locations.

e). If the sign is along a state highway, the applicant shall contact the highway department for their approval.

f). Questions concerning sign regulations, contact the Planning Division at 479-784-2216.

THE APPLICATION WILL BE:

a). Checked by the Planning Division to determine if the proposed sign will comply with the Fort Smith Municipal Code and Ordinances.

b). Checked by the Building Safety Division Staff to determine if the proposed sign will comply with the Fort Smith Municipal Code and Ordinances.

c). If the structure and plans comply with the above mentioned requirements, the applicant will be notified so that they may obtain the sign permit.

THE APPLICANT SHALL PLACE THE PERMIT CARD ON THE SITE BEFORE BEGINNING CONSTRUCTION. IF WORK BEGINS BEFORE OBTAINING PERMIT, THE PERMIT FEE WILL BE DOUBLED!

 

Portable Sign Application Requirements:

a). Shall obtain a Portable Sign Permit Application from the Building Safety Division.

b). Shall fill out the application form and submit it along with a site plan showing the locations the sign on the property.

c). The application must be complete in order for the Building Safety Division to review its contents.

d). The applicant shall contact all the utility departments to verify utility locations.

e). If the sign is along a state highway, the applicant shall contract the highway department for their approval.

f). Questions concerning sign regulations, contact the Planning Department at 479-784-2216.

g). Written approval from property owner for the portable sign location must accompany the application.

THE APPLICATION WILL BE:

a). Checked by the City Planning Department to determine if the proposed sign will comply with the Fort Smith Municipal Code and Ordinances.

THE APPLICANT SHALL NOT PLACE THE PORTABLE SIGN ON THE PROPERTY UNTIL NOTIFIED BY THIS DEPARTMENT TO INSTALL THE SIGN.