Amongst all the building permits a project will need prior to opening, it might be easy to forget about the sign permit. It could be a mistake to leave it for last because there are time, cost, and building and zoning code implications. Like all of our other permitting services, MAPS anticipates and eliminates delays.
A new change in Chicago’s municipal code exempts some murals from needing a sign permit, and allows for muralists to acknowledge the sponsor. (Mural by Don’t Fret in South Shore, photo by Eric Allix Rogers)
Chicago City Council adopted new rules for signs on high-rise buildings to change how the sign area is calculated and which tenant’s name is allowed to be on the sign.