Sign Permit

Construct a new sign, replace the face of an old sign, or put up a temporary banner/sign/etc.

Online Application Process
  • For an easy, step-by-step permit application process visit our City of Gulf Shores Online Licensing and Permitting Portal.
  • Find the Sign Permit or Temporary Sign Permit in the Planning and Zoning section of the portal.
  • Before beginning the application process, make sure you have all materials necessary from the Sign Permit Checklist.
  • Fill out the online application and attach all required documents.
  • Please allow for a three day review process after completing the online application. You will be able to see the status of your permit at any time from your portal account home page.
Physical Application Process
  • Fill out the Sign Permit Application or the Temporary Sign Permit Application.
  • Fill out the Digital Sign Application if you are applying for a digital sign.
  • Submit completed Sign Permit Application(s) with all checklist materials to:
    City of Gulf Shores Planning and Zoning Department
    205 Clubhouse Drive Suite B
    P.O. Box 299
    Gulf Shores, AL 36542
  • Please allow for a three day review process once we have received your application. At the end of the review process we will contact you with the resulting status of the permit application.
Documents and Materials Required Optional Documents Fees
  • Sign Permitting:
    $100 - Plan Check Fee
    $50 - Electrical Sign Fee
    $1 - Per square foot of sign in excess of 32 square feet
  • Temporary Sign Permitting:
    $25 - Temporary Sign Permit Fee
Additional Information