Sign Ordinance

Sign Control Ordinance 

Application Fee: Lighted Signs $100.00 
Unlit Signs $75.00

If you are considering placing a sign in Transylvania County, you must adhere to the requirements of this ordinance.  

On-premise freestanding signs shall not exceed one hundred and fifty (150) square feet per sign face and shall have a total height no greater than twenty-five (25) feet.

On-premise attached signs shall not exceed a cumulative area of one hundred fifty (150) square feet per sign face and shall have a total height no greater than twenty-five (25) feet.

Off-premise signs shall not exceed one hundred fifty (150) square feet per sign face, shall not exceed twenty (20) feet in horizontal length per sign face and shall have a total height no greater than twenty-five (25) feet.

Directional signs shall not exceed thirty-two (32) square feet in area per sign face and shall not exceed eight (8) feet in height or length per sign face and shall have a maximum height of twelve (12) feet.

Click on the following link to open the Sign Application.  Download the application, fill it out and bring it, along with supporting documentation to: 

Transylvania County
Building, Permitting and Enforcement Office
98 East Morgan St.
Brevard, NC  28712