Sign Permit Information

Sign Requests

The Building Department handles all requests for signs within the Village of Fox Lake. All signs require a permit, and are governed by the Village Zoning Code. Please download a the Sign Permit Application to begin your request.

Sign Location

Signs must be located on private property, in a location approved by permit. Off-site advertising is not allowed in the Village of Fox Lake.

Types of Signs

The following types of signs must be approved by the Building Department:
  • Awnings
  • Banners
  • Construction Signs
  • Freestanding/Ground Signs
  • Marquee
  • Projecting
  • Wall Signs
  • Other - Feathers, Flags, Pennants, Windrunner, Etc.

Permit Type Permit Fee
Illuminated signs $70.00 (plus $0.30 per square foot)
Nonilluminated signs $65.00 (plus $0.30 per square foot)
Refacing $40.00
Temporary sign 
For a period not to exceed thirty (30) days. Three (3) display
periods shall be allowed per calendar year, and a fifteen (15) day
interval shall be required between displays at the same location.