If applying online, print a copy of the application, sign, scan and email the application to: permits@claycountygov.com. Please note: All scans shall be a minimum of 300 dpi.

Sign Permit

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How To Obtain a Sign Permit

Submission Process:

The following are our requirements for a sign permit application:

  1. A copy of the recorded deed showing ownership of the property.You may obtain a copy of your deed from the Recording Department in the Clay County Courthouse or by visiting the Clerk of the Court’s site: www.clayclerk.com
  2. A plot plan/survey that shows all standard submittal requirements including all lot grades, finish floor elevations, sidewalks, and locations of required tree plantings, as well as the building(s) existing and proposed and driveway(s). The building shall be shown in relation to the road(s) it is adjacent to with the dimensions of the perimeter. This shall be presented to the Zoning Division/Department. If this is approved the below applies.
  3. An engineering study specifying wind loads for any sign with a height exceeding thirty (30) feet above average ground level.
  4. If the sign is a Digital Sign, submit a Digital Sign Affidavit obtained from the Zoning Division.
  5. Two (2) sets of signage plans that detail dimensions, square footage of the sign, structural connections, electrical connections (with UL listing), site triangle, etc.
  6. Fill out the Building Permit application (See button to left).


Important Notes:

  1. If a lessee owns the sign, the lessee shall sign the application.
  2. A Notice of Commencement shall 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 an 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 link below:


Mailed payments should be sent to the address below:

Clay County Building Division

P.O. 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