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Temporary Banner Requirements
A temporary banner is a sign that is temporarily attached to the wall of a commercial or industrial business unit to advertise events such as a grand opening or sale.

A temporary banner must comply with the following requirements:
  • Only one temporary banner per business is permitted.
  • A temporary banner can be on display for up to 30 days within a consecutive 180 day period.
  • A temporary banner must be attached to the building wall.
  • A banner can measure up to one square foot in size for each one lineal foot of business frontage.

Requirements for Filing a Temporary Banner Permit Application
  • Complete a Temporary Banner Permit Application form.
  • Prepare an elevation plan of the proposed banner identifying the following information (the applicant may super-impose the size of the temporary banner on a digital photo):
    • Exact location of the proposed banner on the building
    • Dimensions of the proposed banner
    • Text, design, and colors of the proposed banner
    • Frontage of the wall on which the banner will be placed.Elevation Plan Sample
  • Submit a Temporary Banner Permit Application with one copy of an elevation plan to the Planning Department prior to installing the proposed banner. There is no fee involved for processing a Temporary Banner Permit application.

Okina Dor
Community Development Manager

Fiona Graham
Interim Planning Manager

General Planning Department

18747 Clarkdale Ave.
Artesia, CA 90701
Ph: 562-865-6262 Ext. 228

Planning Counter Hours
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Every other Fri.
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday Schedule

By Appointment Only
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Building Permits Hours 
Mon. - Fri.
(closed every other Fri.)
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Friday Schedule

Plan Checker Hours
Tues. and Thurs.
8:00 am - 12:00 pm