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Sign Permit
Sign Permit

NOTE: Understand that your submission of forms will not automatically approve for permits. Wait for issuance of permits BEFORE starting projects. All departments approvals and fees must be completed before calling for inspections. While completing any permits, please use correct and accurate information as you will be held accountable for all information upon submission. Contact the Building Department at (203) 385-4010 with any questions.

Illuminated signs require an electrical permit 

Identification every sign shall be marked with name of person, firm or Corp. owning, erecting and maintaining. 

Projecting sign permits are not required for signs less than 2.5 sq. ft. of display surface. 
16.4.1 No outdoor advertising or commercial sign shall be displayed in the Town of Stratford except in accordance with these Regulations and until a permit for the same has been issued by the Building Inspector following receipt of a zoning compliance report from the office of planning and zoning, except as hereinafter provided. Window signs are exempt from the permit requirements.
16.4.2 The fee for such permit shall be payable in full at the time of application for such permit, and shall be in accordance with the permit fee schedule as determined by the Building Inspection Department and the Zoning Commission.
16.4.3 An application, accompanied by a scale drawing, shall be made in writing for each separate permit to the Building Inspector upon a form approved by him. Such application shall set forth the name and address of the applicant, the location by street and number where such sign is to be erected or located, the name and address of the owner of the property, the size, type and general description of such proposed sign, including the materials of which it is constructed, the zone in which it is located and such other pertinent information required or deemed necessary to determine the sign's safety and conformity to these Regulations.
16.4.4 Maintenance of signs: All signs, together with their supports, braces, guys and anchors, shall be kept in good repair and in a safe condition. The owner of a sign, and the owner of the premises on which it stands, shall be responsible for keeping such sign and ground around it in a safe, sanitary, neat and clean condition. Failure to comply with the conditions of this section shall be a violation of these Regulations, subject to penalties prescribed in Section 17.