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Campaign Posters and Sign Placements

Jurisdiction and Contact Posting Restrictions Posting & Removal Dates
City of Cloverdale
(707) 894-1726
Planning & Community Development Department
Residential: 6 square feet with no portion higher than 7 feet above existing grade. Nonresidential: 24 square feet with no portion higher than 10 feet above existing grade. Private property only.  Refer to Cloverdale Municipal Code Chapter 18.12 for more information.30 days total. Potential extension of up to 45 days upon approval of Planning Director
City of Cotati
(707) 665-3622
Lauren Berges,
Deputy City Clerk
Residential: 12 square feet total not exceeding 6 feet in height. Nonresidential: 20 square feet not exceeding 6 feet in height. Private property only.  Must have property owner’s permission.  Refer to Cotati Municipal Code Chapter 17.38 for more information.Limited to 70 days total
City of Healdsburg
(707) 431-3317
Raina Allan,
Acting City Clerk
Residential:  6 square feet not exceeding 4 feet in height.  Nonresidential:  Bottom of sign may not exceed 4 feet in height and top may not exceed 10 feet in height.  Refer to Healdsburg Municipal Code Chapter 20.16 Article IX for more information.90 days prior to and 15 days after the date of the election
City of Petaluma
(707) 778-4360
Community Development Department
Residential:  No more than 20 square feet in area and no more than 6 feet in height.  Nonresidential:  Shall not exceed 50 square feet, except that larger signs may be placed upon any legally existing sign structure.  Refer to Petaluma Zoning Code Chapter 20 for more information.90 days prior to and 15 days after the date of the election
City of Rohnert Park
(707) 588-2227
JoAnne Buergler, City Clerk
Maximum allowable sign area and height varies by zoning district.  Private property only.  Must have property owner’s permission.  Refer to Rohnert Park Code of Ordinances Chapter 17.27 for more information. Signs must be removed within 10 days after the date of the election
City of Santa Rosa
(707) 543-3015
Stephanie Williams,
City Clerk
Signs may not exceed 16 square feet in area and, if detached, more than 9 feet in height. Private property only. Sign permit required. Must have property owner’s permission. Refer to Santa Rosa City Code Chapter 20-38 for more information.60 days prior to, and 15 days after the date of the election
City of Sebastopol
(707) 823-1153
Mary Gourley,
Assistant City Manager/City Clerk
Maximum allowable sign area is determined by the width of the building frontage.  Private property only.  Refer to Sebastopol Municipal Code Chapter 17.120 for more information. No specific guidelines for posting/removal dates
City of Sonoma
(707) 933-3681
Planning Department
Signs may not exceed 8 square feet without a permit.  Private property only. Refer to Sonoma Municipal Code Title 18 for more information.90 days prior to and 10 days after the date of the election
Town of Windsor
(707) 838-1021
Planning Division
Residential: 32 square feet maximum, not exceeding 4 feet in height above the ground. Nonresidential: 64 square feet maximum, not exceeding 6 feet in height above the ground. Private property only.  Permit and fee required.   Must have property owner’s permission.  Contact Town Planning Division to obtain permit.  Refer to Town of Windsor Zoning Ordinance Chapter 27.32 for more information.Limited to 45 days total
Unincorporated Sonoma County
(707) 565-1900
Permit & Resource Management Department (PRMD)
No sign shall be placed so that the top of the sign is more than 4 feet above the top of a fence, and in no case, more than 7 feet above the ground.  Must obtain Zoning Permit from the PRMD.  Refer to Sonoma County Code of Ordinances Chapter 26 Article 84 for more information.No signs shall be erected earlier than ninety (90) days prior to the election in which the candidate or measure will be voted upon.  All signs shall be removed entirely within twenty (20) days of the close of the campaign.

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