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					                                                                                                                  MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                                      Macomb County




City/Twp Name    City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs          Commercial Real Estate Signs            Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                                   Political Signs
                                                                          Signs are permitted on property for
                                                                          lease or rent provided that developer
                                                                          removes signs following
                                                                          development and sale or rent of
                                                                          property, the location, display and
                                                                          use shall have first been approved
                                                                          by the Planning Commission and
                                                                          shall not exceed 32 square feet in
                                                                          area. Temporary signs and sales
                                                                          offices may be permitted by the
                                                                          Planning Commission for a period
                                  Signs are permitted in all districts    not exceeding 1 year provided that
                                  provided they are only used during the sales and rentals are continuing in                                                                                       Political signs are permitted in any district provided
                                  construction of a building or buildings the complex being advertised. All                                                                                        they have prior approval from the property owner.
                                  or the offering for sale of real estate signs must be removed within 7 days                                                                                      These signs shall not be erected no earlier than 100
Armada                            and provided they are not larger than after the property has been sold,                                                                                          days prior to the election and are taken down within
Township           (586) 784-5200 4 square feet in area.                  rented or leased.                                                                                                        10 days after the election.
                                                                                                                                                Maximum of one sign per street frontage or
                                                                          Limited to one sign per lot. The area                                 entrance from a major street. The maximum
                                                                          shall not exceed 7 square feet in                                     area shall not exceed 24 square feet and the
                                                                          residential areas and 24 square feet                                  maximum height shall not exceed 6 feet.
                                                                          in any other district. The maximum                                    Display period: for non-residential the sign
                                                                          height shall not exceed 4 feet in                                     shall not be erected prior to the issuance of a    Signs are permitted but may not exceed 7 square feet
                                                                          residential and 6 feet in any other                                   permit for the proposed project and shall be       in all residential districts and 24 square feet in any
                                                                          district. Signs may not be in the right                               removed upon the issuance of a Certificate of      other zoning district. The maximum height of each
                                                                          of way and must have the permission                                   Occupancy. For residential construction, the       opinion sign shall not exceed 4 feet in all residential
                                                                          of the property owner prior to                                        sign shall not be erected prior to the approval;   and 6 feet in any other zoning district. Signs cannot
                                                                          locating sign on the parcel. The sign                                 of the site plan or final preliminary plat and     be in the right of way and must be 100 feet from any
                                                                          must be removed within 10 days of                                     shall be removed upon completion of the final      polling location and must be removed within 10 days
Armada Village     (586) 784-9151                                         the sale of any property.                                             phase of the project.                              of the election.

                                                                                                                       One unlighted real estate
                                                                                                                       development sign for projects
                                                                                                                       under construction may be
                                                                             Signs used for advertising non-           erected and maintained on the
                                                                             residential land or buildings for rent,   development site. No such sign
                                                                             lease or sale shall be permitted only     shall exceed 64 square feet in
                                                                             on said property. These signs shall       area. Said sign shall not occupy
                                                                             be limited to 32 square feet for any      the property for more than one
                                                                             given building or lot. All signs shall    year. All such signs shall be
                                                                             be placed no closer than 10 feet from     recorded with the Building
                                  Temporary "For Sale" Signs not             the road right of way and shall be        Department prior to their erection                                          Not more than 3 political signs which do not exceed a
                                  exceeding six (6) square feet in area      removed within 7 days after the           on the site. Annual renewal may                                             total aggregate area of 16 square feet on any one
                                  may be permitted on any residentially      property has been sold, rented or         be permitted by the Zoning                                                  parcel, displayed no longer than 10 days after the
                                  zoned parcel offered for sale. All such    leased. Under no circumstance shall       Administrator as long as the site                                           election for which the sign was erected. All such signs
                                  signs shall be removed within ten (10)     this sign be on the property for more     remains substantially                                                       shall be set back at least 10 feet from the public right
Bruce Township     (586) 752-4585 days following the sale of the property.   than one year.                            undeveloped.                                                                of way.
                                                                             Signs are only allowed on the             Signs are only allowed on the
                                  Signs are only allowed on the property     property for which it is advertising      property for which it is advertising
                                  for which it is advertising the sale,      the sale, rental or lease of said         the sale, rental or lease of said
Center Line        (586) 757-6800 rental or lease of said property           property                                  property




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                                                                                                               MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                                   Macomb County




City/Twp Name      City Hall Phone    Residential Real Estate Signs         Commercial Real Estate Signs            Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                                            Political Signs

                                                                           One unlit real estate sign advertising
                                                                           the sale, rental or lease of the
                                                                           premises of property on which said
                                    One unlit real estate sign advertising sign is located. No sign shall exceed
                                    the sale, rental or lease of the       25 square feet in Office and C-1
                                    premises of property on which said     zoning districts and 50 square feet in
                                    sign is located. No sign shall exceed all other zoning districts. All such
                                    6 square feet. All such signs shall be signs shall be placed no closer than
                                    placed no closer than 10 feet from the 10 feet from the street right of way     One unlit sign indicating the
                                    street right of way and shall be       and shall be removed within 10 days      property is open for inspection is
                                    removed within 10 days after the       after the property has been sold,        permitted per parcel. In
Chesterfield                        property has been sold, rented or      rented or leased. No sign shall be       residential areas this sign shall
Township             (586) 949-0400 leased.                                permitted for more than 1 year.          not exceed 6 square feet.
                                                                                                                    One on and two off site signs are
                                                                                                                    permitted. A real estate
                                                                                                                    development sign permit, valid for
                                                                                                                    12 months, shall be secured from
                                                                                                                    the Clinton Twp Building
                                                                                                                    Department and only while the        The maximum size shall be 32 square feet of
                                                                                                                    development is active. The sign      display area in non residentially zoned areas.
                                                                                                                    can advertise developments           And 16 sq ft in any residentially zoned parcel.
                                                                                                                    within the township and cannot be    Candidates for political office are limited to one
                                                                                                                    in the right of way. Must be a       sign per parcel. The candidate must register
                                                                                                                    freestanding piece and shall have    with Township Clerk of his intentions to place
                                                                                                                    a maximum size of 80 sq ft in        signs in the Township, the form must include
                                                                                                                    display area. The maximum            name address and phone number, name of
                                                                                                                    height shall be 15 feet, Upon        sign erector, description of signs and an
                                                                                                                    submittal of an application for a    affidavit stating that they have received
                                                                                                                    permit for each sign, a cash         permission from property owner to place a sign
                                                                                                                    deposit of $500.00 shall be made     on their property. No signs shall be placed
                                                                                                                    with the Township Treasurer.         prior to 30 days before the election and
                                                                                                                    Cash deposit shall be forfeited if   removed within 10 days after the election. Do
                                                                                                                    sign is non compliant or the         not place signs on right of ways or public
Clinton Township     (586) 286-8000                                                                                 permit time has expired.             property




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                                                                                                                  MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                                      Macomb County




City/Twp Name   City Hall Phone    Residential Real Estate Signs          Commercial Real Estate Signs              Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                                         Political Signs


                                                                                                                                                      Open house signs may be erected on
                                                                                                                                                      Saturdays between 9:30 am and 6:00 pm and
                                                                                                                                                      on Sundays between Noon and 6:00 pm.
                                                                                                                                                      There shall be no more than 1 sign per parcel
                                                                                                                                                      unless it is a corner parcel with 2 signs, one
                                                                                                                                                      facing each street. The sign erector must
                                                                                                                                                      obtain the permission of the propoerty owner
                                                                                                                                                      prior to placing a sign on property. Each sign
                                                                                                                                                      must contain the name, address and phone
                                                                                                                                                      number of sign erector. No sign shall exceed 6
                                                                                                                                                      square feet or project higher than 6 feet above
                                                                          There shall be no more than one                                             curb level. All signs must be removed by 6:00
                                                                          sign per parcel unless it is a corner                                       pm the same Saturday and/or Sunday on which
                                                                          parcel which may have 2 signs. The                                          they were erected. Failure to remove a sign or
                                                                          sign shall not exceed 32 square feet                                        noncompliance with the ordinance shall result
                                 There shall not be more than 1 sign      per area per side. No free standing                                         in the confiscation of the sign by the City for no   Political signs are permitted with the following
                                 advertising real estate for sale or rent sign shall project higher than 8 feet                                       more than 5 days and assessment of a storage         limitations: Shall not exceed 4 square feet in
                                 per parcel unless it is a corner parcel above the curb and no wall-mounted         Signs shall not exceed 32 square fee, as determined by resolution of the City          residential areas, shall not exceed 16 square feet in
                                 which may have 2 signs. Such sign        sign shall project higher than 100        feet per side of 64 square feet   Council, against the sign erector and the            Business Districts and shall not exceed 32 square feet
                                 shall not exceed 6 square feet and       feet above curb level. Signs shall be     overall. There shall be no less   destruction of the sign should the erector fail to   in Light industrial areas. Not more than one sign per
                                 shall not project more than 6 feet       removed within 30 days after the          than 200 feet between             reclaim the sign. The city shall not be required     political candidate except on corner lots and double
                                 above the curb level. Signs shall be     sale, rental or lease after final         construction and/or real estate   to notify erector that they are in possession of     frontage lots may have two signs. Signs shall be
                                 removed within 30 days after the sale occupancy had been issued to the             signs located on the same side of such sign. It is the responsibilty of the sign       removed no later than 10 days following the election.
Eastpointe        (586) 445-5026 or rental of property.                   entire development.                       the right of way.                 owner to detemine the location of the sign.          No sign shall be allowed in the right of way.

                                                                                                                    Off site real estate signs directing
                                                                                                                    the public to such real estate may
                                                                                                                    be permitted by the building
                                                                                                                    official during the construction of
                                 A single real estate sign not                                                      a building or buildings or the
                                 exceeding 6 square feet in area                                                    offering for sale of real estate
                                 advertising the sale or rental of the                                              provided such a sign is not larger
                                 premises upon which it is located. All                                             than 9 square feet and observes
                                 signs shall be removed within 10 days                                              the setback requirements of the                                                        Political signs observe the same ordinances as real
Fraser City       (586) 293-3102 following the sale of the property.                                                district in which it is located.                                                       estate signs

                                                                                                                    An accessory freestanding ground
                                                                                                                    sign may be permitted by the
                                                                                                                    building official as a temporary
                                                                                                                    use for a 12 month period. An
                                                                                                                    additional 12 month period may
                                                                                                                    be granted, provided lots or
                                                                                                                    housing are available on that site.
                                                                                                                    One off site sign may be permitted
                                                                                                                    provided such sign is not larger
                                                                                                                    than16 sq ft. A limited number of
                                                                                                                    project signs of temporary
                                                                                                                    duration, not exceeding 64 sq ft in
                                                                                                                    area, may also be permitted
                                                                                                                    subject to their approval by the
                                                                                                                    building official which approval
                                                                          Signs advertising land or buildings       shall be for a 1 year period,
                                                                          for lease, rent or sale shall be          subject to a 1 year renewal. Each                                                      Signs may be permitted on vacant nonresidential
                                                                          permitted when located on the land        permit for such a sign shall                                                           zoned property. Those posting signs shall have the
                                                                          or building intended to be sold,          require an issuance fee and any                                                        permission of the property owners and all such signs
                                                                          rented or leased. Such signs area         extension beyond the original time                                                     should be erected no more that 45 days prior to the
Harrison                                                                  shall be limited to 32 sq ft in total     stated in the permit shall require                                                     elections and shall be removed within 7 days following
Township          (586) 466-1406                                          area for any given lot.                   an additional extension fee.                                                           the election.




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                                                                                                                     Macomb County




City/Twp Name    City Hall Phone  Residential Real Estate Signs           Commercial Real Estate Signs                Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                                          Political Signs
                                  One "For Sale" sign, not exceeding 7
                                  feet in area, and advertising the
                                  property on which the sign is erected
                                  is permitted. Such sign shall in no
                                  case be erected nearer to any right of
                                  way or front line than 1/3 of the
                                  distance from the right of way or front                                                                                                                                     Political signs can not exceed 7 square feet and in no
                                  line set back of the building or                                                                                                                                            case located nearer to any right of way line or front
                                  proposed building. Such signs                                                       One builders or contractors sign                                                        line than 1/3 of the distance from the right of way or
                                  including "sold" signs shall be                                                     may be maintained on buildings                                                          front line set back. No lot shall contain more that one
Lake Township-                    removed within 10 days after the                                                    only while they are under                                                               sign for single candidate or issue. All such signs shall
Grosse Pointe                     execution of the purchase agreement                                                 construction provided that no sign                                                      be removed within 5 days of the election to which they
Shores Village     (313) 881-6565 for the property                                                                    exceeds 6 square feet.                                                                  are addressed.

                                  Signs used for advertising land or         Signs used for advertising land or
                                  buildings for rent. Lease and/or sale      buildings for rent. Lease and/or sale                                                                                            Sign shall not be illuminated, project into a right of way
                                  shall be permitted when located on the     shall be permitted when located on                                                                                               and shall not be more than 6 square feet per sign.
                                  land or building intended to be rented     the land or building intended to be                                                                                              There shall not be more than one sign per candidate
                                  leased and/or sold. Such signs shall       rented leased and/or sold. Such                                                                                                  per parcel. Political signs shall be erected no more
                                  no greater that 16 square feet in non-     signs shall no greater that 16 square                                                                                            than 30 days prior to the elections and shall be
                                  residential and 6 square feet in           feet in non-residential and 6 square                                                                                             removed within 72 hours after the election. If the
                                  residential districts. Vacant parcels      feet in residential districts. Vacant                                                                                            candidate was successful in the primary election, the
                                  may be permitted to a maximum of 32        parcels may be permitted to a                                                                                                    sign must come down and cannot reappear until 30
                                  square feet for the purpose of erecting    maximum of 32 square feet for the                                                                                                days prior to the general election. The sign must be at
                                  a "for sale" sign or similar accessory     purpose of erecting a "for sale" sign                                                                                            least 10 feet from a right of way and cannot exceed 6
Lenox Township     (586) 727-2085 sign                                       to similar accessory sign                                                                                                        feet in height.

                                  One non-illuminated temporary sign         One non-illuminated temporary sign
                                  pertaining to the lease, rent or sale of   pertaining to the lease, rent or sale
                                  the premise upon which it is placed,       of the premise upon which it is
                                  not exceeding 6 sq ft in total area. All   placed, not exceeding 50 sq ft in
                                  signs should be placed no closer than      total area. All signs should be placed
                                  10 feet from the road right of way and     no closer than 10 feet from the road
                                  shall be removed within 7 days after       right of way and shall be removed
                                  the property has been sold, rented or      within 7 days after the property has
                                  leased. Signs are not allowed to           been sold, rented or leased. Signs
Macomb                            occupy the property for more than one      are not allowed to occupy the
Township           (586) 992-0710 year.                                      property for more than one year.

                                  One unlit sign shall be permitted per      One unlit sign shall be permitted per
                                  road frontage which advertises the         road frontage which advertises the
                                  sale, rental or lease of the premises or   sale, rental or lease of the premises
                                  property on which said sign is located.    or property on which said sign is
                                  The sign shall not exceed 6 square         located. The sign shall not exceed
                                  feet in display area. All signs shall be   32 square feet in display area. All
                                  removed within 7 days after the            signs shall be removed within 7 days
                                  property has been rented, leased or        after the property has been rented,
                                  sold or the title otherwise transferred.   leased or sold or the title otherwise
                                  Approval shall be valid for one year.      transferred. Approval shall be valid                                          One unlit sign indicating a building is Open for
                                  A max of two, one year extensions          for one year. A max of two, one year                                          inspection shall be permitted per road frontage
Mount Clemens                     may be granted by the Building             extensions may be granted by the                                              for the duration of the open house. Such sign
City               (586) 469-6818 Official.                                  Building Official.                                                            shall not exceed 6 square feet




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                                                                                                                     Macomb County




City/Twp Name   City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs            Commercial Real Estate Signs              Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                                   Political Signs

                                 One unlit sign shall be permitted
                                 which advertises the sale, rental or
                                 leas of the premises. No sign shall                                                                              One unlit sign not exceeding 2 square feet
                                 exceed 8 square feet in display area                                                                             indicating the property is open for inspection,
                                 and 4 feet in height as measured from     One unlit sign not exceeding 32                                        shall be permitted while the salesperson is on
                                 the established grade. All such signs     square feet permitted. All such signs                                  site. Off site signs not exceeding 4 square feet
                                 shall be removed within 7 days after      shall be removed within 7 days after                                   may be permitted on Fridays, Saturdays, and
                                 the property has been rented, leased      the property has been rented, leased                                   Sundays during the hours of the open house,
New Baltimore                    sold or title otherwise transferred       sold or title otherwise transferred                                    provided such does not obstruct pedestrian
City              (586) 725-2151 whichever event is first to occur.        whichever event is first to occur.                                     movement or drivers vision.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Political signs must be erected on private property
                                                                                                                                                                                                      only. In area SF, SF-1, SF-2, MF, MH-max size 4 sq ft
                                                                                                                                                                                                      and only 1 sign per parcel per candidate, In RO, GBD,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      GB, IO, LI, HI-maximum size shall be 8 sq ft and 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                      sign per parcel per candidate. Signs shall not be
                                 One sign is permitted in a required                                                                                                                                  erected more than 30 days prior to the election and
                                 front yard, on any lot or parcel                                                                                                                                     shall be removed no later than 5 days after the
                                 available for rent, sale or lease.        One sign and it shall not exceed 32                                                                                        election. Costs of removing signs will be assessed to
New Haven         (586) 749-5301 These signs shall not exceed 6 sq ft      sq ft or exceed 6 ft in height.                                                                                            the person responsible for erecting the sign.

                                                                           One unlit real estate sign shall be
                                                                           permitted for the sale, rental or lease
                                                                           of the premises or property upon
                                 One unlit real estate sign shall be       which said sign is located. No sign
                                 permitted for the sale, rental or lease shall exceed 20 square feet in
                                 of the premises or property upon          display area in nonresidential area.
                                 which said sign is located. No sign       All signs shall be removed within 7
                                 shall exceed 6 square feet in display days after the property has been
                                 area in residential area. All signs shall rented, leased or sold or the title is
                                 be removed within 7 days after the        otherwise transferred. Approval
                                 property has been rented, leased or       shall be for one year. The Planning                                                                                        Not more than 3 political signs, which do not exceed a
                                 sold or the title is otherwise            Commission may grant a max of two                                      One unlit indicator of an Open House shall be       total aggregate area of 16 square feet may be allowed
                                 transferred. Approval shall be for one one-year extensions. At no time                                           permitted for the duration of the open hours.       on any one parcel. No sign shall be displayed earlier
                                 year. The Planning Commission may shall a site contain both a real estate                                        Such sign shall not exceed 6 square feet in         than 45 days prior to the election and shall be
                                 grant a max of two one-year               sign and real estate development                                       display area and shall be located on the            removed within 10 days after the election. All signs
Ray Township      (586) 749-5171 extensions.                               sign.                                                                  premises which is open to the public.               shall be set back 10 feet from the right of way

                                 1 residential development sign is         1 residential development sign is
                                 allowed provided they do not exceed       allowed provided they do not exceed
                                 20 square feet in area and 5 feet in      20 square feet in area and 5 feet in
                                 height and are placed no closer to any    height and are placed no closer to
                                 public right of way than 5 feet. The      any public right of way than 5 feet.
                                 sign shall be removed upon the            The sign shall be removed upon the
                                 issuance of a temporary or final          issuance of a temporary or final
                                 certificate of occupancy for 76% of the   certificate of occupancy for 76% of
                                 dwelling units for housing                the dwelling units for housing
                                 developments. One temporary real          developments. One temporary real
                                 estate sign is allowed for each road      estate sign is allowed for each road
                                 frontage for advertising rent, sale or    frontage for advertising rent, sale or
                                 lease of the lot or building provided     lease of the lot or building provided                                  Political signs need to be removed within 3
                                 they do not exceed 6 square feet in       they do not exceed 30 square feet in                                   days of the election. Signs in residential areas
                                 residential areas. Such signs need to     non residential areas. Such signs                                      shall not exceed 32 square feet total for all
                                 be removed within 30 days from the        need to be removed within 30 days                                      signs so provided per each zoning lot. There
                                 date such land or building is rented,     from the date such land or building is                                 shall also be a limit of 1 sign per candidate per
Richmond City     (586) 727-7571 leased or sold.                           rented, leased or sold.                                                parcel.




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City/Twp Name    City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs              Commercial Real Estate Signs               Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                                   Political Signs
                                                                                                                         In no case shall a site contain
                                                                                                                         both a real estate sign and a real
                                                                                                                         estate development sign. One
                                                                                                                         sign is permitted for each
                                                                                                                         development in which lots/units
                                                                                                                         are still available and shall be on
                                                                                                                         the site of the actual
                                                                                                                         development. No sign shall
                                                                                                                         exceed 20 square feet in display
                                                                                                                         area and shall be no more than 6
                                                                                                                         feet in height. Each lot or unit in
                                                                                                                         the development shall not be
                                  One unlit real estate sign shall be         One unlit real estate sign shall be        permitted a real estate sign. Each                                               Not more than 3 political signs which do not exceed a
                                  permitted which advertises the sale,        permitted which advertises the sale,       lot may have a single sign, no                                                   total aggregate area of 16 square feet may be allowed
                                  rental or lease of the property upon        rental or lease of the property upon       more than 4 square feet that                                                     on any one residential or commercially zoned parcel.
                                  which the sign is located. No sign          which the sign is located. No sign         indicates lot number and model.                                                  Signs shall be removed within 10 days after the
Richmond                          shall exceed 6 square feet in display       shall exceed 20 square feet in             Such sign shall not be mounted                                                   election for which the sign was erected. All signs must
Township           (586) 727-8998 area.                                       display area.                              higher than 4 feet from grade.                                                   be 10 feet back from the right of way.
                                                                                                                         One unlit located on the property
                                                                                                                         under development. Off site
                                                                                                                         development signs are not
                                                                                                                         permitted. No sign shall exceed
                                                                                                                         50 sq ft in sign area. Such sign
                                                                                                                         shall be removed within 7 days
                                                                                                                         after the property has been sold                                                 Not more than 3 political signs, which do not exceed a
                                                                                                                         or leased. No sign shall occupy                                                  total aggregate area of 16 sq ft, may be allowed on
                                  One unlighted real estate sign                                                         development for more than 1                                                      any one residential, commercial or industrial zoned
                                  advertising the sale, rental or lease of                                               year. Permits may be renewed                                                     parcel. No such sign shall be displayed longer than
                                  the premises or property upon which                                                    annually by the Village Clerk for                                                10 days after the election for which the sign was
                                  said sign is located. No sign shall      One sign allowed and it shall not             projects that remain substantially One unlighted Open House sign not exceeding   erected. All such signs shall be set back at least 10
Romeo              (586) 752-3565 exceed 6 sq ft                           exceed 25 sq ft.                              undeveloped.                        6 sq ft                                      feet from the right of way.

                                  Maximum height for sign shall be 10 ft                                                                                                                                  Political signs are restricted to 32 sq ft of display area
                                  and conform to setback requirements                                                                                                                                     per sign or combination of signs for 75 feet or portion
                                  for structures in the applicable                                                                                                                                        thereof of property frontage along a public
                                  districts. In business, Community                                                                                                                                       thoroughfare. If frontage is less than 75 feet, the sign
                                  Business, General Business and                                                                                                                                          area is restricted to 32 sq ft for sign or signs. For
                                  Expressway service-one sign per                                                                                                                                         corner lots fronting on more than single public way,
                                  street bordering or entering                                                                                                                                            the longest frontway will be used to assess maximum
                                  subdivision, maximum area shall be          Subdivision signs-max 1 sign per                                                                                            allowable signage. No individual sign in any
                                  75 sq ft. and the max height shall be       street front, max area shall be 50 sq                                                                                       residential area shall exceed 10 sq ft. Political signs
                                  15 feet, Light Industrial-one sign per      ft and max height shall be 10 ft and                                                                                        shall not be erected prior to 45 days before an
                                  street front and maximum size shall be      placed within a 10 feet minimum set                                                                                         election, signs may not stay up continually from
                                  100 sq ft and the maximum height            back. Office district-one sign per                                                                                          Primary to General if there is more than 45 days
                                  shall be 20 ft, complete, Single and        street frontage, the max area shall                                                                                         between elections. Candidates and issues
                                  multifamily rental units-one sign per       be 50 ft and the max height shall be                                                                                        coordinators must register his intent with the City
                                  frontage p to 200 ft and one additional     10 feet-Business Districts-max shall                                                                                        Clerk-including name, address and phone number of
                                  sign for every additional 300 feet          be one per street frontage, max size-                                                                                       person doing the sign placement, a description of the
                                  thereafter, Rental signs for multi-family   75 sq ft and max height shall be 15                                                                                         signs and that they have received permission from the
                                  units that have an occupancy rate of        ft, Light industrial-one sign per street                                                                                    property owner to place a sign on their property. All
                                  greater than 75% are not to exceed 10       front, max size-100 sq ft, max height-                                                                                      signs must carry the name and address identifying the
Roseville City     (586) 445-5440 sq feet                                     20 feet                                                                                                                     person placing the sign.




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                                                                                                                       Macomb County




City/Twp Name      City Hall Phone    Residential Real Estate Signs          Commercial Real Estate Signs is
                                                                             The maximum allowed sign area              Realmaximum allowable sign area Open House Signs
                                                                                                                        The Estate Development Signs                                                          Political Signs
                                                                             24 sq ft for retail and office sites and   is 48 feet with a maximum height
                                                                             32 sq ft for industrial sites. The sign    of 10 ft. Not more than 2 signs
                                                                             must not be located in the right of        may be allowed, one on each
                                                                             way nor impede the site of motorists.      road frontage that the project
                                                                             Signs must be removed once the             abuts or one at each entrance. No
                                                                             property is sold or leased. For            sign shall be constructed prior to
                                                                             multiple tenant buildings, the signs       site plan or final site condo
                                                                             must be removed once the building          approval by the planning
                                                                             is 100% leased. Lease sigsn for            commission or final preliminary
                                                                             existing retail centers that have          plat approval by the twp board.
                                                                             vacant tenant spaces may be                All signs shall be confined to the
                                                                             approved as a temporary sign by the        site of the proposed development,
                                                                             planning and zoning department.            offsite signs are not permitted.
                                                                             Permanent lease sign information           Signs are allowd for a period of
                                                                             may be included as part of a               not more than 2 years.
                                                                             shopping center identification sign.       Extensions may be granted for
                                                                             The allowable sign area specified in       additional 12 month periods of
                                                                             the schedule of ground sign                time if at least 5% of lots remain
                                                                             regulations may be increased by not        vacant and new homes are under
                                                                             more than 20% to accomdate this            constructions. Not more 2 flags
                                                                             additional information. A sign permit      may be installed at each entrance
                                                                             is not required except for temporary       fot he the site or as part of the
                                                                             lease signs for existing shopping          real estate developement sign.
                                    A single, non illuminated for sale, rent centers as specified above. One            Flags shall not be tattered, torn ot
                                    or lease sign may be allowed on any lease sign not to exceed 16 sq ft may           weathered and must remain
                                    single family or attached condo unit     be placed in the window of any             legible. A permit is required.
                                    provided that the sign does not          vacacnt unit in a multiple tenant          Model signs-for detached single
                                    exceed 6 sq ft. The sign shall not be building. A permanent shopping                family model units-the maximum
                                    placed in the right of way. Signs shall center information sign may be              allowable size shall not exceed 24
                                    be removed no later than 2 weeks         allowed on the site not to exceed 16       sq ft with a mximum height of 8 ft.
                                    after the sale, rental or lease of the   sq ft and subject to the setback           All signs must be placed at least
Shelby Township      (586) 731-5100 property.                                requirements referenced above.             10 ft from property lines. Signs

                                                                                                                                                          Open House Signs may be erected on
                                                                                                                                                          Sunday's between Noon and 6:00 pm. Signs
                                                                                                                                                          shall be no closer than 10 feet from the curb, in
                                                                                                                                                          areas where the area between curb and road is
                                                                              Freestanding and wall mounted                                               less than 10 feet, the sign shall go on the other
                                                                              signs offering the premises on which                                        side of the sidewalk to achieve the 10 feet. If
                                                                              they are located for sale, rent or                                          the sign will be on property, sign erector will
                                                                              lease are permitted: Not more than                                          need to secure the permission of the property       Political signs are permitted: No larger than 16 square
                                                                              1 per parcel, or 2 on a corner lot                                          owner. Open House signs shall not exceed 5          feet in Office, Commercial and Industrial districts and
                                                                              facing each road front, shall not                                           sq ft or project higher than 3 feet above ground    not project higher than 5 feet above curb level, In
                                                                              exceed 32 square feet nor project                                           level. Each sign shall contain the name,            residential districts signs shall be no larger than 4 sq ft
                                                                              higher than 8 feet above curb level,                                        address and phone number of sign owner or           not project higher than 5 feet above curb level. Signs
                                                                              not wall mounted sign shall extend                                          erector. All such signs shall be removed by         shall only be allowed on private property that does not
                                                                              higher than 10 feet above curb level.     Temporary accessory signs shall   6:00 pm on the same Sunday they were                interfere with right of ways and does not obstruct
                                                                              Signs must be removed within 30           not exceed 64 sq ft and only 1    erected. If the signs are not removed, the City     views. 2 signs are permitted per parcel in Office
                                                                              days after sale or lease or in the        sign per development entrance     will remove them and the sign owner will be         Commercial and Industrial. On sign per candidate per
                                                                              case of rental property 30 days after     will be allowed. No sign shall    assessed with the storage fee of up to 5 days       parcel in residential zones. Signs cannot go up prior to
                                                                              final occupancy has been issued to        project more than 8 feet above    the city is not required to notify owner of their   30 days before an election and must be taken down
St. Clair Shores     (586) 445-5200                                           the entire development.                   curb level.                       possession of the sign.                             no later than 10 days after the election.




                                                                                                                          Jnauary 31, 2005
                                                                                                                    MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                                        Macomb County




City/Twp Name      City Hall Phone    Residential Real Estate Signs            Commercial Real Estate Signs              Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                                       Political Signs
                                                                               Signs used for advertising
                                                                               nonresidential land or buildings          Signs pertaining to real estate
                                                                               for rent, lease and/or for sale shall     development located within the
                                                                               be permitted when located on the          city may be permitted on a
                                                                               land or building intended to be           temporary basis, not to exceed                                                       Political signs shall be permitted, provided they
                                                                               rented, leased and/or sold. Real          three years in any residential                                                       are not erected or placed on property prior to the
                                                                               estate development or vacancy             district, but shall not be located                                                   date immediately following the deadline set for
                                                                               signs shall only be permitted to          upon subdivided land, unless                                                         the office sought by the candidate or the deadline
                                                                               permit the initial occupancy of a         such land is part of the                                                             set for having the issue placed on the ballot and
                                                                               building. After all available floor       subdivision being advertised                                                         are removed within seven calendar days after the
                                                                               area is leased or lots sold, all such     for sale. In a residential                                                           election for which they were erected. If a
                                                                               signs shall be removed. No such           development, each builder                                                            candidate is unsuccessful in the primary, the signs
                                                                               signs shall be allowed for a period       shall be permitted to erect one                                                      shall be removed within seven days after the date
                                                                               exceeding one year. The                   real estate development sign.                                                        of the primary election. If a candidate is
                                                                               subsequent display of "for sale" or       For all other zoning districts, a                                                    successful in the primary, the signs shall be
                                                                               "for lease" signs shall, thereafter,      real estate development sign                                                         removed within seven calendar days after the
Sterling Heights                                                               be confined to the window of the          shall not be erected prior to                                                        general or special election which follows the
City                 (586) 446-2489                                            vacant premises.                          preliminary site plan approval.                                                      primary election for that particular office.
                                    1 sign advertising the rent, sale or
                                    lease for the lot or building not
                                    exceeding 6 sq ft in area on any lot.
                                    Such sign not to be placed in the
                                    public right of way and shall be                                                                                                                                          Signs shall not be installed more than 30 days before,
                                    removed within 30 days from the date                                                                                                                                      and are removed within 3 days after the election.
                                    such land or building is rented, sold or                                                                                                                                  Signs in residential areas shall not exceed 16 sq ft in
Utica                (586) 739-1600 leased.                                                                                                                                                                   total area for all signs so provided per each zoning lot.
                                    On-premise signs erected to
                                    announce the sale or rent of property
                                    provided such signs are not over 5
                                    feet in height and if located in a
                                    residential area not more than 8
                                    square feet in area. All signs must be
                                    removed within 1 week following the
                                    closing of the sale, rental or lease of    On-premise signs erected to
                                    the property. No signs shall be            announce the sale or rent of property
                                    permitted on the property of another       provided such signs are not over 5
                                    without first obtaining permission from    feet in height and if located in a non-
                                    the owner, agent or manager. If signs      residential area not more than 16
                                    are over 4 square feet in total area,      square feet in area. All signs must
                                    written permission shall be filed with     be removed within 1 week following
                                    the Division of Buildings and Safety       the closing of the sale, rental or
Warren City          (586) 574-4500 Engineering.                               lease of the property.

                                                                               One unlit real estate sign shall be
                                                                               permitted which advertises the sale,
                                                                               rental or lease of the premises upon
                                    One unlit real estate sign shall be        which the sign is located. In non
                                    permitted which advertises the sale,       residential areas the sign shall not
                                    rental or lease of the premises upon       exceed 20 square feet in display
                                    which the sign is located. In              area. At no time shall a site contain
                                    residential areas the sign shall not       both a real estate sign and real
                                    exceed 6 square feet in display area.      estate development sign. All signs                                             One unlit sign for an Open House shall be
                                    All signs shall be removed within 7        shall be removed within 7 days after                                           permitted during the house of operation. Such
                                    days after the property had been           the property had been rented, leased                                           sign shall be not exceed 6 square feet in
Washington                          rented, leased or sold or the title is     or sold or the title is otherwise                                              display area and shall be located on the
Township             (586) 786-0100 otherwise transferred.                     transferred.                                                                   property which is open to the public.




                                                                                                                           Jnauary 31, 2005
                                                                                                 MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                     Oakland County




City/Twp Name   City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs         Commercial Real Estate Signs             Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                              Political Signs
                                                                                                                                                                                             Political signs must be removed within
Berkley           (248) 546-2420 No sign shall exceed 6 sq ft                                                                                                                                ten days of the election

                                 Single, Multiple family residential-
                                 no permit required-1 sign with a
                                 total area not to exceed 6 sq ft,                                               One sign announcing sale, rent or
                                 placed adjacent to such structure      Non-residential-1 sign, with a total     lease within a subdivision or condo                                         Signs shall not exceed 4 sq ft in area
                                 and upon the premises. It shall        area not to exceed 12 ft is              complex being sold by the                                                   and the total area of political signs on
                                 have a maximum height of 6 ft          permitted pursuant to the issuance       complex or subdivision developer                                            any one premise shall not exceed 20
                                 from grade and shall be set back       of a permit. It shall have a             or agent. Sign shall not exceed 16                                          sq ft. Owner/Occupant permission
                                 a minimum of 25 ft from any            maximum height of 6 ft and it shall      sq ft, shall have a maximum height                                          must be secured prior to placement of
                                 public right of way unless             sit back a minimum of 25 feet from       of 6 feet and be set back a                                                 sign. Signs shall be freestanding or
                                 attached to a permanent building.      any public right of way unless           minimum of 25 feet from any                                                 wall signs. No ground signs shall be
                                 The sign shall be removed within       attached to a permanent building,        public right of way. The sign shall                                         higher than 4 ft above grade. Signs
                                 10 days of the acceptance of a         The sign shall be removed within         be removed within 10 days of the      Shall not exceed 4 sq ft in area must shall be removed 10 days after the
                                 offer or the placement of a "sold"     10 days of the acceptance of a           acceptance of a offer or the          be located on private property. The election. Signs that express political
                                 "rented" or "leased" sign placed       offer or the placement of a "sold"       placement of a "sold" "rented" or     sign shall not exceed 3 feet above opinion unrelated to a public election
                                 on the property, whichever is          "rented" or "leased" sign placed on      "leased" sign placed on the           ground. Permission to display sign are limited to a display period not to
Beverly Hills     (248) 646-6400 earlier.                               the property, whichever is earlier.      property, whichever is earlier.       must be obtained prior to display.    exceed 30 days in 1 calendar year.


                                                                        One "for sale" or "for rent" sign per
                                                                        subdivision or cluster development.
                                                                        Such sign shall not exceed the
                                                                        overall dimensions of 3 ft vertical
                                                                        and 4 ft horizontal, plus up to 2
                                                                        inches of framing material
                                                                        enclosing each edge. Such sign
                                                                        may be either a single, double or 2
                                                                        opposing faces on a triangulate
                                                                        base having no more than 3 ft of
                                                                        separation on the open end. Signs
                                                                        shall have gold lettering on a dark
                                                                        background. Information displayed
                                                                        shall include description of the
                                                                        property, name, address and
                                                                        phone number of the owner or
                                                                        agent making the offer. The sign
                                                                        shall setback a minimum of 15 ft                                                                                     Maximum area shall not exceed 3 sq
                                                                        from all adjacent street lines. No                                                                                   ft in area and permission to locate
                                                                        sign shall be installed until a permit                                                                               signs shall be obtained from the
                                 Real estate signs of not more          has been issued by the Village.                                                                                      owner or occupant of property prior to
                                 than 3 sq ft in area advertising       Permit is valid for 1 year, an                                                                                       placement. Signs shall be ground
                                 the sale, rental or lease of only      additional period may be approved                                                                                    signs and not affixed to anything else.
                                 the premises on which they are         by Council upon application form                                                                                     Signs must be removed within 5
Bingham Farms     (248) 644-0044 maintained.                            developer.                                                                                                           calendar days after the election.




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                                                                                                 MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                     Oakland County




City/Twp Name      City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs      Commercial Real Estate Signs              Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                                    Political Signs

                                                                        Permit required, maximum size 8
                                                                        sq ft per side, 16 sq ft total, Height:
                                                                        Cannot be above 8 ft above grade,
                                                                        no higher than the height of the
                                                                        sign band for a wall sign. No
                                                                        illumination allowed, 1 sign per
                                                                        street frontage. Support posts-any
                                                                        face of a post that is greater than 2
                                                                        inches shall be construed as part of
                                                                        the total area of the sign. Posts                                           Sign can only be displayed at such
                                                                        shall not have any lettering or                                             times the property is open for
                                                                        message nor have anything affixed                                           inspection, maximum size: 4 sq ft
                                                                        to them. Signs must be removed                                              per face, 8 sq ft total. Maximum
                                                                        within 14 days after the property                                           height: 4 ft above grade, 1 sign per
                                                                        has been sold, rented or leased.          Maximum size: 32 sq ft total,     street frontage. Signs may be
                                                                        Riders may be attached to indicate        Maximum height: 6 ft above grade located off site near a major
                                    A maximum size is 4 sq ft per       the property has been sold. The           and the lower edge must not be    collector for the neighborhood only
                                    side, 8 sq ft total, maximum        rider must completely cover the           lower than 18 inches above grade. with permission of the owner. In no
                                    height: 4 ft above grade, 1 sign    "For Sale" For Rent" or For lease"        No illumination. 1 sign per       case may a sign be placed in the
Birmingham           (248) 644-1800 per street frontage                 words on the sign.                        subdivision.                      public right of way.


                                                                                                                                                         Open house signs for the purpose of
                                    Signs shall not exceed 6 sq ft in                                                                                    inspection-not more than one per
                                    A-1 through A-4 and 12 sq ft in                                                                                      parcel and shall be located in the
                                    all other areas and shall be on                                                                                      immediate proximity of the real
                                    the property involved. They shall                                                                                    estate involved. Not more that 1
                                    not exceed 6 feet in height from                                                                                     additional sign may be permitted
                                    the ground level. Signs must                                                                                         when in the judgment of the city
                                    include the name and address of                                                                                      manager the real estate in question
                                    seller or agent. Signs shall be                                                                                      is not readily visible from the right of
                                    made of wood or non-                                                          Signs cannot exceed 6 sq ft in         way of a major thoroughfare. Such
                                    combustible material with a black                                             district A-1 through A-4 and 40 sq     signs shall not remain up for a
                                    background and gold letter. No                                                ft in all areas. They can only be on   period exceeding 6 hours Signs
                                    more than one sign per                                                        the property of which the              shall not exceed 9 sq ft and shall be
                                    development. No sign shall be                                                 construction is being done and         constructed of wood or non-
                                    displayed for more than 9 months                                              must be removed immediately            combustible materials with a black
                                    and shall be removed                                                          after the construction is complete.    background and gold lettering. The
                                    immediately upon sale, rental or                                              Signs must be a black background       sign shall contain the name and
Bloomfield Hills     (248) 644-1520 lease of property.                                                            with gold lettering                    address of the agent.




                                                                                                       January 31, 2005
                                                                                              MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                  Oakland County




City/Twp Name   City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs       Commercial Real Estate Signs           Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs   Political Signs

                                                                                                             It shall be permissible for a real
                                                                                                             estate broker or builder to erect 1
                                                                                                             sign not to exceed a total surface
                                                                                                             are of 60 sq ft and an overall
                                                                                                             height of 5 feet, the lower edge of
                                                                                                             which shall not be less than 18
                                                                                                             inches above the surrounding
                                                                                                             ground level, 1 sign per
                                                                                                             subdivision and 1 subdivision to 1
                                                                                                             sign provided that said real estate              The sign shall not exceed 4 sq ft in
                                                                                                             broker or builder owns, has listed               area per face with a maximum of 2
                                                                                                             for sale or has the owner's                      faces. It shall not be more than 5 ft in
                                                                                                             permission to sell a minimum of 10               height measured from the surrounding
                                                                                                             lots in that subdivision. No sign                grade. Signs shall be removed within
                                                                                                             shall be erected within 100 ft of                3 business days after the election. All
                                                                                                             any occupied dwelling unless the                 signs shall be a minimum of 15 feet
                                 1 sign per parcel having a total                                            written permission of such                       from property lines and illumination is
                                 surface area of not more than 8                                             residence is first obtained. The                 not allowed. For parcels of 3 acres or
                                 sq ft shall be allowed. Single    1 sign having a total surface area        sign shall be permitted after review             more, 1 sign up to 32 sq ft per face,
Bloomfield                       faced signs shall not exceed 4 sq of not more than 16 sq ft of total        and approval by the Board of                     with a maximum of 2 faces shall be
Township          (248) 433-7700 ft.                               sign area shall be allowed.               Appeals.                                         allowed.

                                                                                                                                                              No more than 3 political signs may be
                                                                                                                                                              erected on a premise, They shall
                                                                                                                                                              have a maximum area of 3 sq ft.
                                                                                                                                                              Political signs shall be free standing
                                                                                                                                                              or wall signs. Freestanding signs
                                                                                                                                                              shall not be higher than 4 feet above
                                                                                                                                                              the grade. Signs shall be removed
                                                                      I-1`, I-2 shall not exceed 80 sq ft                                                     within 72 hours after the election or
                                 R-1, R-2 shall not exceed 4 sq ft    and the remainder of districts shall                                                    event. Signs that relate to a political
                                 Signs shall be removed 15 days       not exceed 10 sq ft. Signs shall be                                                     issue, but not a specific election, are
                                 after the premises is sold or        removed 15 days after the                                                               limited to a display period of 30 days
Clawson           (248) 435-4500 rented                               premises is sold or rented                                                              in 1 calendar year.
                                                                                                                                                              Political signs refer to candidates and
                                                                                                                                                              ballot questions, Expressive signs
                                                                                                                                                              express an opinion about an issue.
                                                                                                                                                              Political signs cannot go up until a
                                                                                                                                                              candidate is certified, and must be
                                                                                                                                                              taken down no more than 10 days
                                 Signs cannot be illuminated in                                                                                               after the election. No sign shall
                                 any single family residential zone                                                                                           exceed 9 sq ft. No more than 1 sign
                                 and shall be removed                                                                                                         per candidate per parcel. Expressive
                                 immediately when the property is                                                                                             signs cannot be displayed for more
                                 sold, rented or leased. Unless                                                                                               than 90 days. A civil fine of $25.00
                                 otherwise restricted by the zoning                                                                                           will be assessed for violating this
                                 ordinance shall be more than 9                                                                                               ordinance and $50.00 for every
Ferndale          (248) 546-2360 sq ft in area.                                                                                                               infraction after that.




                                                                                                   January 31, 2005
                                                                                                  MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                      Oakland County




City/Twp Name      City Hall Phone    Residential Real Estate Signs      Commercial Real Estate Signs            Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                      Political Signs

                                    One sign permitted per parcel
                                    does not require a permit,
                                    provided the sign is not over 6 ft
                                    above ground level and not more
                                    than 4 sq ft. Signs shall be
                                    removed within 5 days of sale or                                                                          Portable signs which are not
                                    rent of property. No such sign                                                                            illuminated and not over 3 sq ft may
                                    shall contain or announce any                                                                             be placed on the owners property
                                    consummated sale or rental nor                                                                            between the hours of daylight and      Political signs can be placed on
                                    contain any indication that the                                                                           dark directing interested parties.     private property and must be removed
                                    property has been "sold" or                                                                               These signs may not be placed on       within 14 days after the election. They
                                    "rented" or "leased" or otherwise                                                                         pavement and shall not be left in      may not exceed 4 sq ft and shall not
Franklin             (248) 626-3666 disposed of.                                                                                              place overnight.                       be over 6 feet above ground level.

                                                                         The sign shall contain the legend
                                                                         "for rent" for Lease" or other
                                                                         appropriate language advertising
                                                                         an open tenancy in the building
                                                                         upon which the sign is located.
                                                                         The sign shall not exceed 16 sq ft
                                                                         in area. The sign shall not extend
                                                                         above the roof line., It shall not be
                                                                         illuminated if it faces a residential
Huntington Woods     (248) 541-4300                                      district. I sign per building

                                                                                                                                                                                   Signs cannot be displayed before the
                                                                                                                                                                                   candidate has been certified in writing
                                    1 sign is permitted for each road    1 sign is permitted for each road                                                                         by property authority. It shall be
                                    frontage provided they do not        frontage provided they do not                                                                             unlawful to place a sign which has any
                                    exceed 6 sq ft in area. Such         exceed 30 sq ft in area. Such                                        Off-premise signs may be displayed single face with a gross area of more
                                    signs shall be removed within 30     signs shall be removed within 30                                     on private property (with permission than 6 sq ft or place more than 1 sign
                                    days from the date such property     days from the date such property if                                  of owner or occupant) on any         per parcel per candidate or issue.
                                    is rented, leased or sold. All       rented, leased or sold. All signs                                    Sunday between 1:00 pm and 5:00 Expressive signs cannot be more than
                                    signs shall be set back a            shall be set back a minimum of 2 ft                                  pm if the sign does not exceed 6 sq 24 sq ft per parcel and cannot be
Lathrup Village      (248) 557-2600 minimum of 2 ft from right of way    from right of way                                                    ft in area or 42 inches in height.   displayed for more than 90 days.
                                    One sign located on the land or
                                    building for sale, rent or lease.
                                    Signs shall not exceed 6 sq ft in    One sign permitted that does not
                                    residential areas. All signs shall   exceed 32 sq ft nor exceed 8 ft in
                                    be removed within 7 days after       height. All signs shall be removed
                                    the sale, rental or lease of         within 7 days after the sale, rental
                                    property and shall not be            or lease of property and shall not
                                    displayed for more than 12           be displayed for more than 12
Madison Heights      (248) 588-1200 months.                              months.




                                                                                                        January 31, 2005
                                                                                              MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                  Oakland County




City/Twp Name    City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs      Commercial Real Estate Signs          Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                            Political Signs

                                                                                                           1 sign advertising the sale of                                            Signs shall not be erected more then
                                                                                                           dwellings therein not exceeding 50                                        45 days prior to a primary election.
                                                                    Signs for the rental, sale or lease of sq ft in area. Permits for                                                Signs advertising unsuccessful
                                                                    the property upon which they are       temporary development signs shall      Portable open house signs with an primary candidates and ballot
                                                                    located; provided, that no such sign expire after 2 years or when the         area not greater than 6 sq ft,     proposals shall be removed within 10
                                                                    shall exceed 10 sq ft in area per      last unit is sold, whichever shall     provided only one such sign may be days after the primary election. Signs
                                  Maximum size is 6 sq ft.          sign. No more than 2 such signs        occur first and shall require a cash   located on the premises being sold for the general election may stay
                                  Parasite signs such as "sold" are may be placed on any one               performance deposit of $300.00 to      and only during the hours of the   displayed and shall be removed within
Oak Park           (248) 691-7400 prohibited.                       property.                              guarantee removal of sign.             open house.                        10 days after the election
                                  Signs are only allowed on
                                  property to which they pertain.
                                  Free standing or wall sign, not                                                                                                                  Permitted in all districts, freestanding
                                  exceeding 4 sq ft, maximum                                                                                                                       or wall mount, not to exceed 9 sq ft,
                                  height, 1 sign per parcel and                                            Portable or freestanding, shall not                                     and maximum of 5 ft in height, 1 sign
                                  must be removed within 5 days of                                         exceed 32 sq ft, 1 per parcel                                           per candidate per lot, cannot be
                                  completion of sale. Vacant land- Portable, freestanding or wall          remove within 5 days after all units                                    displayed prior to 30 days before the
                                  may have a portable,              mount, not exceeding 12 sq ft and or lots are sold. Sign must be                                               elections and must be removed within
                                  freestanding, 16 sq ft, max 10 ft 6 ft in height, 1 sign per parcel      setback at least 30 ft form the                                         14 days after the election. The cost of
                                  in height, 1 sign per parcel,     remove within 5 days of sale or        edge of the road and not within 50     Open house signs cannot exceed 3 removing signs will be assessed to
Orchard Lake       (248) 682-2400 removed within 5 days of sale     lease                                  ft of any occupied dwelling            sq ft                            the candidate.

                                                                     No permit required and may be
                                                                     free standing or wall mounted only
                                                                     and non-illuminated. Only one sign
                                  No permit required provided such per eligible advertiser (the agent or
                                  sign does not exceed 6 sq ft in    broker with the listing). Size: No
                                  area on any one lot and have a     more than 20 sq ft in Zoning
                                  maximum height of 5 feet. Signs Districts RO and C, and 40 sq ft in
                                  must be removed within 2 days District M and have a height limit of
                                  after the rental or sale of a      10 ft in District RO and C and 25 ft
                                  property. All signs must be ten ft in District M. All signs must sit
                                  from curb and wholly upon          back from the curb 10 feet and be                                                                                Permit not required and need to be
Pleasant Ridge     (248) 541-2900 premises                           wholly upon the premises                                                                                         removed within 2 days post election




                                                                                                   January 31, 2005
                                                                                               MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                   Oakland County




City/Twp Name     City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs       Commercial Real Estate Signs          Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                               Political Signs

                                                                      Buildings for sale or lease may
                                                                      display on sign per street or alley
                                                                      upon which the building fronts,
                                                                      however, no building shall display
                                                                      more then 2 signs. Freestanding
                                                                      sign must comply with setback
                                                                      requirements. Signs may include 1
                                                                      sq ft of sign area per foot of street
                                                                      or alley frontage to a maximum of
                                                                      30 sq ft per sign. Buildings with
                                                                      individual leasable units facing a
                                                                      street or alley may have one sign
                                                                      on the face of each leasable unit,                                                                                  Signs shall not be displayed more
                                                                      subject to the size limitation above.   1 temporary sign advertising the                                            than 30 days prior to a primary
                                                                      Freestanding signs regulated by         sale of dwellings therein not                                               election and shall be removed within
                                                                      this section shall not exceed 6 ft in   exceeding 50 sq ft in area. Permits                                         72 hours after the primary for both
                                                                      height, signs attached to the           for temporary development signs                                             successful and unsuccessful
                                   Portable real estate signs of 6 sq building shall not project above the    shall expire after 2 years or when                                          candidates and proposals. Signs for
                                   ft or less and a maximum height roofline. Permanent signs                  the last unit is sold, whichever         Open House signs with an area not successful primary candidates shall
                                   of 6 ft, limited to 1 per road     advertising space available for         shall occur first, and shall require a   greater than 6 sq ft and a maximum not reappear until 30 days prior to the
                                   frontage and advertising the sale, lease or rent shall be displayed flat   cash performance deposit of              height of 6 ft, provided only one  general election and shall be removed
                                   lease or rental of the premises on against the wall of the building and    $100.00 to guarantee removal of          such sign may be located on the    within 72 hours after the general
Rochester           (248) 651-9061 which it is located.               shall not exceed 6 ft.                  the sign.                                premises being sold.               election.

                                                                                                              Allowed on the property of the
                                                                                                              development for a period not
                                                                                                              exceeding 2 years without
                                                                                                              approval of the sign board of
                                                                                                              appeals, one sign stating the
                                                                                                              name of the subdivision,
                                                                                                              developer, contractors, and
                                                                                                              subcontractors, engineers,
                                                                                                              architects, brokers and financial
                                                                                                              institutions involved and
                                                                                                              advertising the development,
                                                                                                              having an area not exceeding 36
                                   Premises in excess of 1 acre                                               sq ft and a height not exceeding 7
                                   shall be permitted 1 sign per road                                         ft, is permitted. Permits shall only
                                   frontage not exceeding 36 sq ft                                            be obtained by the developers of
                                   and not exceeding 7 ft in height.                                          the premises or their agent. Model
                                   Premises of less than 1 acre                                               signs-measuring 6 sq ft or less
                                   shall be permitted signs not                                               shall be permitted for a period not                                          Political signs may only be posted 31
                                   exceeding 6 sq ft. Permits for                                             exceeding 2 years without                                                    days prior to an election to 48 hours
                                   sign greater than 6 sq ft shall be                                         approval from the sign board of                                              past the election, if the owner of the
                                   valid for a period of 1 year with                                          appeals. Model signs shall be                                                property consents, there is at least 1
                                   annual renewals authorized by                                              located within the subdivision                                               occupied building on the premises
Rochester Hills     (248) 656-4600 the building department.                                                   where the model is located.                                                  and signs are not more than 6 sq ft.




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                                                                                            MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                                Oakland County




City/Twp Name   City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs        Commercial Real Estate Signs         Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs   Political Signs

                                 Signs announcing the name of
                                 the owner, manager, realtor or
                                 other persons directly involved in
                                 the sale of a property upon which
                                 the sign is placed shall conform
                                 to the following standards:
                                 Freestanding or wall mounted,
                                 not illuminated, 1 sign per street
                                 frontage. Sign shall not exceed 6 Signs are limited to 32 sq ft per
                                                                   face (2 face max), a sign shall not
                                 sq ft for 1 and 2 family dwellings,
                                 12 sq ft for a sign of 2 or more  exceed 10 ft in height. It shall be
                                 faces , and 10 sq ft per face for entirely upon the property to which
                                 multiple family dwellings, a sign it pertains and be set back a
                                                                   minimum of 10 feet from the curb.
                                 shall not exceed 5 ft in height. It
                                 shall be entirely upon the        A wall mounted sign shall not            A development sign or a lot with
                                 property to which it pertains and extend beyond the roof line of the       more than 300 ft frontage is                     Signs have a maximum area of 10 sq
                                 be set back a minimum of 10 feet  building to which it is attached nor     permitted 1 additional sign for                  ft for a single face and 20 sq ft for a
Royal Oak         (248) 246-3000 from the curb.                    above the 3rd floor line.                each 300 ft of frontage.                         double faced sign.
                                                                   Any Real Estate sign that is in
                                                                   exces of 6 sq ft in overall area shall
                                                                   be permited only upon presentation
                                                                   of a $1,000.00 bond and a right to
                                                                   enter the property agreement
                                                                   expiring 90 days after expriation of
                                                                   the temporary permit for the
                                                                   purpose of holding the city
                                                                   harmless and to ensure removal of
                                                                   the sign upon expiration of the
                                                                   permit duration. A permit will not
                                                                   be issued until these documents
                                                                   have been presented to the
                                                                   Building Official. Such right to
                                                                   enter shall run with the duration fo
                                                                   the bond. The permit shall not
                                                                   exceed 12 months from the date of
                                                                   permit. 1 extension period of equal
                                                                   time may be granted by the
                                                                   building official when the sign is
                                                                   demonstrated to be safe and well
                                                                   maintained. This sign shall be                                                            Political signs shall not exceed 32 sq
                                                                   attached to the building to which it                                                      ft in a area, unless part of a wall sign,
                                                                   pertains and shall have a setback                                                         ground support or garden ground sign
                                                                   equal to or greater than the height                                                       permitted by this chapter. Other
                                                                   of the sign. No sign shall exceed 1                                                       political signs shall not be subject to
                                                                   sq ft of sign area per 1500 sq ft of                                                      the restrictions for permitted signs in
                                                                   land area with a maximum of 200                                                           each zoning districts, however, they
                                                                   sq ft for all temporary signs. In                                                         shall not be erected or placed more
                                                                   addition no parcel shall have more                                                        than 60 days prior to the election and
                                 Signs shall not be more than 6 sq than 1 real estate sign per street                                                        shall be removed within 30 days after
Southfield        (248) 796-5000 ft in area.                       frontage.                                                                                 the completion of the election.




                                                                                                  January 31, 2005
                                                                                           MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                               Oakland County




City/Twp Name   City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs        Commercial Real Estate Signs   Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs                      Political Signs

                                 Signs shall not exceed 8 sq ft nor
                                 be more than 10 feet above
                                 ground level. They can only be
                                 displayed for 90 days and must
Southfield                       be removed within 7 days of the
Township          (248) 540-3420 sale, rental or lease of a property


                                 Signs cannot exceed 6 sq ft and
                                 limited to a height of 42 inches.
                                 Signs located on a corner shall
                                 not exceed 30 inches. Vacant
                                 land signs: 1 sign not to exceed
                                 6 sq ft in area on parcels less
                                 than 2 acres in size. On parcels
                                 over 2 acres: sign shall not
                                 exceed 15 sq ft per acre of land
                                 or 15 sq ft per 100 lineal feet of
                                 thoroughfare frontage, not to
                                 exceed 100 sq ft per sign. Signs
                                 shall be spaced 200 feet or more
                                 apart. Signs shall be removed                                                                     A directional sign may be located on
                                 within 10 days of sale or lease or                                                                private property on Sundays,
                                 within 1 year of installation,                                                                    Tuesdays, and Saturdays with
Troy              (248) 524-3300 whichever occurs first.                                                                           permission from the property owner




                                                                                               January 31, 2005
                                                                                           MCAR Sign Ordinance 2005
                                                                                               Oakland County




City/Twp Name     City Hall Phone   Residential Real Estate Signs      Commercial Real Estate Signs   Real Estate Development Signs Open House Signs
                                                                                                      Shall be permitted where there are               Political Signs
                                                                                                      more than 4 lots, developed or
                                                                                                      undeveloped, a permit shall be
                                                                                                      required with an expiration 18
                                                                                                      months from the date of issue to
                                                                                                      be accompanied by a letter of
                                                                                                      credit to ensure maintenance and
                                                                                                      removal. Onsite signs only with a
                                                                                                      maximum area of 50 sq ft of area.
                                                                                                      Such signage shall be located
                                                                                                      outside the dedicated right of way
                                                                                                      and at least 30 ft from the edge of
                                                                                                      the paving or road surface. There
                                                                                                      shall be allowed 1 sign per road
                                                                                                      access entering the development
                                                                                                      providing a minimum distqance of
                                                                                                      500 ft is maintained between the
                                                                                                      signs. Non accessory temporary
                                                                                                      signs shall be permited at no more
                                                                                                      than 1/2 mile intervals for a
                                                                                                      distance not exceeding 2 miles,
                                                                                                      measured along major or
                                   There shall be no more than 1                                      secondary thoroughfares, from the
                                   sign, not more than 6 sq ft in                                     development being advertised.
                                   area per parcel or lot (developed                                  The sign shall be no greater than
                                   or undeveloped) and such sign                                      32 sq ft and shall be located
                                   shall not require a sign permit.                                   outside the public right of way and
                                   Such signs shall be removed                                        at least 30 ft from the road surface.
                                   immediately after the property is                                  Signs shall not be illuminated or
                                   sold, rented or leased and may                                     closer then 150 feet from any
                                   not be modified by indicating the                                  residence. Permits are required
                                   property is no longer for sale,                                    for each sign prior to erection with
West Bloomfield     (248) 451-4800 rent or lease.                                                     written permission from land




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