Sign Quick Facts:
Real Estate Signs.
Berkley City Code allows residents to have one 6 square foot sign on their properties while the property is for sale. For Sale or Open House signs placed on other properties are NOT permitted.
Garage Sale Signs.
Berkley City Code allows residents to have two signs no more than 4 square feet a piece on their properties during the garage sale. Garage sale signs placed on other properties are NOT permitted.
Signs pertaining to candidates and ballot questions must be placed on private property. For residential properties, the signs may not exceed 6 square feet. The signs must be removed within 10 days following the election to which they pertain.
Permanent signs over 6 square feet in size require a permit in the City of Berkley. An application and two sets of plans must be submitted for review. The plans must clearly indicate what the sign will look like and how it will be installed. An application and plans must be reviewed and approved by the City Planner and Building Official prior to the issuance of a permit. Most applications are approved within a week. The fee for a sign permit is $65 plus a $50 bond. The bond is returned once the sign is installed and inspected.