Sign Ordinances - Placentia

Off-site directional signs for the location of open houses, new residential developments, and garage sales are permitted subject to the following:
  1. Signs may only be posted on weekends between six (6) p.m. on Friday and six (6) p.m. on Sunday, on legal holidays between eight (8) a.m. and six (6) p.m., and between eight (8) a.m. and two (2) p.m. on one weekday designated by the city council.

  2. Signs may be posted within the public right-of-way only within parkways, treewells and parkway vistas. Signs may not be posted in median islands, on utility poles, light standards, traffic signals, street trees, tract entry planters that are public, or in any fashion that would interfere with traffic signals or sight visibility at intersections and driveways.

  3. There shall be no more than one sign per direction of traffic at any intersection within the public right-of-way.

  4. Signs shall be at least one thousand (1,000) feet apart, except at intersections.

  5. Maximum area of directional signs shall not exceed three (3) square feet, nor shall any sign be erected in excess of four (4) feet in height.

  6. Signs may be posted on private property. (Ord. 99-O-112 ยง 1, 1999; Ord. 85-O-125 (part), 1985)

For more information, click here. (Sign Regulations - Chapter 23.90.140)