Sign Permit

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 Submission Process

Submit a completed, signed and notarized, building permit application (signed by the owner of the sign and the sign contractor) along with the following documentation. The building permit application is located under the Forms section below. 


  1. A copy of your recorded deed or lease agreement showing ownership of the property.You can obtain a copy of your deed from the Recording Department in the Clay County Courthouse or by visiting the Clerk of the Court’s website at


  2. A clear and legible site plan and a description of the sign.Plan should show nominal dimensions, location of the proposed sign, and all other existing signs on the property.


  3. An engineering study specifying wind loads for any sign with a height exceeding thirty (30) feet above average ground level.


  4. Two (2) sets of sign plans that detail dimensions, square footage of the sign, structural connections, electrical connections, etc.


  5. If the sign is a Digital Sign, please submit a Digital Sign Affidavit obtained from the Zoning Division.

If applying online, print, sign, scan, and email the application and required documentation to:

Important Notes

  1. If a lessee owns the sign, the lessee must sign the application.


  2. All scans must be in .pdf format meeting a minimum of 300 dpi.


  3. A Notice of Commencement will be required on any job with a value equal to or greater than $2,500.Please bring a picture identification, such as a driver's license, if you require the services of a notary.

Approval Process

Once your permit has been processed, you will receive email confirmation that the permit has been approved or denied.  If payment was made online, you will receive the approved plan packet via email.  If the payment was made by mail or in person, you will receive your permit upon payment.

Payment Process

Payments are accepted online at the Online Payment link below.  To pay online, enter the building permit number and credit card information. Once submitted, an online receipt will generated.

Mailed payments should be sent to the address below:

Clay County Building Division
PO Box 1366
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

Payments in person should be made at the following address:

Clay County Building Division
477 Houston Street, 3rd Floor
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043