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Sign Permit Application Form

If you are installing a new or replacing an existing sign within the Village of Richmond you are required to complete and submit the required documentation. Signs are reviewed by the Community Development Committee, which makes a recommend to the full Village Board for approval. Please complete the application below. If you have any questions, please contact the Administrative Clerk at (815) 678-4040 or via email at Upon approval the Administrative Clerk will contact you with the fee owed and arrange for pickup of Sign Permit.

For you convenience, please see the Village of Richmond Sign Regulations from the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Chapter 6, Article 6.8 Signs to make sure your sign complies with our regulations.


If you are a business owner who is sponsoring an event and wish to place a Banner on the Village’s Downtown Street Poles, please see the Village’s Policy below. Please contact the Administrative Clerk for scheduling.


For Off-Premise Signs, please refers to Article 6.8 Signs, Section 6.8.7(K) and contact the Village Clerk at