SIGN ADJUSTMENTS IMPACTING THE RIGHT-OF-WAY
Administrative Rule Adopted by Bureau of Transportation Engineering &
Development Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
Per City Code Title and Chapter 3.12, the City Engineer has the authority to
regulate objects in the public right-of-way. City Code Title and Chapter 32 also
regulates signs that are attached to buildings and may extend into the
right-of-way. In order to safely and effectively manage the right-of-way, the
City Engineer will grant approval to signs that are substantially in compliance
with the requirements of City Code Title Chapter 32.
Unless specifically provided in City Code Title and Chapter 32, private signs
are not permitted in the right-of-way (per administrative rule regarding
II. Administrative Rules for Sign Adjustments Impacting the
1. Signs may extend into the public right-of-way, but no closer than 2 feet
from the curb line, regardless of height.
2. Signs may extend into the public right-of-way with an area in the
right-of-way that is not substantially larger than 30 square feet.
Pursuant to Rulemaking Authority under City Code Title and Chapter 3.12
Filed for inclusion in PPD December 19, 2003.