Prohibited Signs

Examples of prohibited city signs are:

  • Balloons, Beacons, Pennants, Streamers, Statuary and Similar Signs
  • Banners
  • Flashing or Moving Signs (Except for Electric Message Board Signs)
  • Off-Premise Advertising and Directional Signs
  • Portable and Mobile Signs
  • Projecting Signs (Except in the Central Commercial Zoning District)
  • Right of Way and Public Property Signs
  • Traffic Imitating Signs or Interfering Devices

Some bold sign types may be permitted through temporary sign permits. Please call us at 608-825-1160 or view the current City Sign Ordinance Code (17.40).

Prohibited Sign Example