Sign Permits

                              Coming Soon!  

                       Online permitting/payments and contractor registration. 

                                         Please check back for updates. 

The Village Hall has re-opened to the public. Visitors must comply with the Governor’s Executive Order by wearing a face mask/covering while in the building.

The Village Hall hours will be as follows :

  • Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM 

Landlords signatures are required on all contracts and permit applications. 

For those that do not want to visit us in person, the Building Department will continue to accept  mailed permit submittals for Sign Permits. 

If mailing your permit submittal, please include 3 sets of supporting documents as indicated under the submittal requirements provided on each permit application.

Mailing address: 

Village of Palatine, Attn: Building Department, 200 E. Wood St. Palatine IL 60067

Please understand that we are currently following the CDC guidelines for social distancing and request that you do the same. 

We will review your project as efficiently as possible. We appreciate your understanding.

All permanent signs require building permits including "face changes." All signs are regulated by the Planning and Zoning Department.

Please consult the fee schedule for permit fees.

Sign Permit Submittal Requirements

Sign permit submittal requirements include:

  • 3 Copies of a plat of survey or site plan for all free standing signs
  • 3 copies of drawings/plans for sign - one set to be in color
  • Pylon/Monument signs require 3 sets of design and foundation details sealed by an Illinois licensed structural engineer.
  • Electrical work to be shown on plans
  • Original signatures of the property owner-not tenant - required on all permit applications
  • All contractors must be licensed and bonded


View and download the Sign Building Permit Application (PDF).

Further Information

Questions regarding sign approval or regulations should be directed to the Planning and Zoning Department at 847-359-9042.