City of Troy

500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Ph: 248.524.3300


Paul Evans

Sign Permit Forms and Information

Sign permits are required for most signs on private property.  Sign Permits are accepted by e-mail only.  

**NEW** Effective March 7, 2020, all new signs must comply with the 2015 Michigan Building Code, Appendix H, as modified by the City.

**NEW** Effective May 13, 2020, Sign Permit applications will only be accepted via e mail.  Paper applications will no longer be accepted.

**NEW** Effective May 13, 2020, electrical permits will only be available through BS&A Online. Paper applications will no longer be accepted.

**NEW** Effective May 13, 2020 all payments, must be done through BS&A Online. Other payment forms will not be processed.

**NEW** Effective May 13, 2020, approved electrical and sign permits must be downloaded from BS&A Online.  The City will not provide e-mail copies.

**NEW** Effective June 1, 2020, an independent Special Inspector, selected and hired by the contractor and approved by the City, will be required to certify signs are constructed and installed according to approved plans and applicable construction codes.

BS&A Online allows you to:  

  • Download and pay for approved Sign Permit applications

  • Apply, pay for, and download Electrical Permits

  • Check outstanding balances

  • Make credit card payments 

Downloadable documents:

 Contact Paul Evans, evanspm@troymi.gov, with any questions.