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Illegal Sign Removal

Illegal Sign RemovalTo provide an aesthetically pleasing city, free of illegal signs.  Illegal sign removal is performed while adhering to Code Regulations. 

The City of Tampa shall remove:
  • Signs placed on City's rights-of-way that have not been issued a permit, unless the sign is specifically exempted from permit procedures.

  • Holiday, seasonal or commemorative decorations placed on City rights-of-way.

  • Abandoned signs placed on the City's rights-of-way, which are not removed with the time prescribed.

  • Hazardous signs placed on the City's right-of-ways shall be immediately removed at the expense of the owner, agent, lessee or other person having beneficial use of the sign.

Workload includes but is not limited to:
  • Follow the 30-60 Day Maintenance Plan traversing major thoroughfares and residential corridors to remove and discard illegal signage.