Residential real estate signs and yard signs are allowed in the city without a permit, pursuant to the standards set forth by Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code § 17.75.
Yard Signs on Residential Properties
Signs placed on private properties proclaiming "For Rent," "For Lease," "Open House," or "For Sale" are allowed without a permit, provided they meet the following guidelines:
Maximum Structure Height:
Inverted 'L' signs shall not exceed 6 feet measured from lowest grade
All other yard signs shall not exceed 3 feet measured from lowest grade
Individual sign faces shall not exceed 5 square feet.
Signs shall not encroach or hang over public walkways or trails and shall be placed no less than 2-feet from vehicular travel lanes.
Requirements for Signs on Public Property
Signs may only be placed in Parkways. In the absence of parkways, signs, may be placed on unimproved public property within the right-of-way, provided the signs do not obstruct passage of pedestrians or vehicles, and do not interfere with traffic visibility, and are a minimum of 2-feet from vehicular travel lanes.
Signs are prohibited on street medians
Only A-frame signs are permitted
No flags, balloons, pennants, or any other attachment permitted
Sign Placement Hours:
Signs may be placed on weekdays between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm
Signs may be placed on weekends between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm
All signs shall be removed by 6:00 pm daily
To Place Signs in the City Right-of-Way:
Applicants are required to provide a release of liability and indemnity agreement and proof of adequate insurance with the City.