The City of West Allis reviews and approves signage within the city to preserve its beauty and unique character; to protect property values; and, to promote a healthy and properly designed business environment.
Application & Review Procedure
Applicants interested in adding or modifying signage on their property should submit the following to Planning and Zoning for review:
One set of scaled plans, indicating the design, square footage and placement of proposed signage
Planning and Zoning will review the proposal for conformance with the City's sign code, as it pertains to area, placement and design. For any signs within the BID, they must be approved by the Downtown Design Committee prior to the permit being issues. This Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Please contact staff for more information.
The permitted size, quantity and design components vary depending on property type, lot size and tenant frontage. The following guidelines have been prepared to assist the development of signage applications.