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Remember to always check with the Planning Division at (925) 973-2560 to confirm zoning requirements prior to beginning your project!


  • Cover Sheet Information: job site address (include suite when appropriate); business name; name, address & phone number of owner; name, address, phone number & stamp/signature of project designer/architect; basic description of project.
  • Plot Plan: (indicate scale); lot dimensions and/or building wall frontage length; planview of building area; location of all proposed and existing wall-mounted and monument signs as required; north arrow. Where monument signs are proposed, please provide location of easements and visible utilities on site; dimension distance to all adjoining property lines; all streets and right-of-ways adjacent to the sign, including all driveways and site entrances.
  • Architectural Plans: (indicate scale); exterior building elevations; elevation views of all proposed signs on the site; existing signs within immediate vicinity of the proposed sign as required; detailing drawings (or replications) of all signs which identify height, depth, width, design, colors and construction materials, etc.
  • Structural Plans: (indicate scale); footing/foundation plans for monument signs; structural frame details; attachment details for all sign and frame elements; structural material specifications, etc.
  • Electrical Plans: (indicate scale); complete electrical plans which identify the source of electrical power for the sign; identify all new and/or altered wiring; method of illumination and illumination levels; location of transformers and disconnects; provide listing information as appropriate.


Structural calculations (as required) - with wet signature and stamp on each sheet. Wind load design factor is 110 M.P.H. - exposure "C"; seismic design category D or E (site specific).