What is a Jacksonville Sign Permit Bond?
A $5,000 Jacksonville sign permit bond is required to pull a permit to install a sign within the city limits. The sign permit bond must accompany the permit application. A separate sign permit and for each sign to be erected. The surety bond is required by the City of Jacksonville Building and Inspections Division and must be in place prior to permit approval. The bond provides relief to individuals and businesses who are financially harmed by the bond principal. Harm can be caused by violating City of Jacksonville codes relating to sign erection and city municipal code 326.106.
Do I need a Jacksonville Sign Permit Bond?
In most cases, yes, you will need a $5,000 sign permit surety bond. However, you don’t need a sign permit bond if you meet all of the following conditions:
- You are the property owner and are responsible for pulling the sign permit;
- The sign is not illuminated;
- The sign does not exceed 32 ft2 in total area; and
- The sign is no more than 8 feet in overall height.
Please note that all of the above conditions must be met to waive the bond requirement.
How much does a Jacksonville Sign Permit Bond cost?
Jacksonville sign permit surety bonds cost $100 annually. These bonds have a mandatory expiration date of September 30th of each year.
Will you run my credit when I apply for the Jacksonville Sign Surety Bond?
No, a credit check isn’t required for this surety bond. DBL Surety has in-house underwriting authority and can issue these bonds with basic information such as name, address, and phone number.
How long will it take for my bond to be issued?
These bonds can be issued immediately after receiving your $100 premium payment. Once issued, we will email you a copy of the bond and place the original bond in the mail to your address. You may wish to expedite the delivery of your original bond and can do so by indicating overnight shipping on your quote letter.
Where do I find my Jacksonville Surety Bond application?
You can apply for your surety bond by completing the application below. Applications for these bonds do not require a credit check you do not need to provide your social security number. Click on Get Your Quote to receive your no obligation quote of $100 when you have completed the application below.
Construction License Bond Application
Permit Bonds required by counties
Other helpful Jacksonville Sign Bond information
City of Jacksonville Building Inspection Division
Ed Ball Building – 2nd Floor
214 North Hogan St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202