Sign Permits

The City of Waukesha requires a permit for all temporary (PDF) and permanent (PDF) advertising signs.

Length of Validity
Once a permit is obtained it is valid for the life of the sign.
Sentry Grocery Store
Changes to the Sign
If any changes are made to the sign including a face change or change of location a new permit is needed.

New Sign Permit Application Fees
  • Application will not be accepted without the required fee in full.
  • Fee is non-refundable.
  • The following fees were effective as of Tuesday, November 15, 2011:
    • Permanent Signs: $40 minimum or $1 per square foot
    • Temporary Signs: (6 weeks or less) $10 per week