The purpose of the Sign Ordinance is to protect and promote the public health, safety and general welfare of the city and to achieve the following objective:
Below is commonly requested information regarding signage. Please call the planning department at 925-779-6159 if you are unsure of what level of review your sign requires.
Replacement of existing signs usually only requires a building a permit. Submit plans directly to the building department. The plans are routed to the planning department to ensure that the proposed signage adheres to current design standards, municipal code, and a sign program (if applicable).
New signage, rebranding or remodeling of a commercial site usually requires Design Review Approval. Contact the Planning department at (925) 779-6159 to have your plans reviewed by a planner before you submit an application for Design Review.
Gas Station Signage
(A) Maximum sign area. The maximum allowable sign area shall be 150 square feet.
(B) Signs permitted and prohibited.