The municipality has placed hundreds of billboards around the city for public use, including ads for rent, furniture, jobs, events, sales, etc. Advertisements illegally placed on trees, traffic signs, commercial billboards, and other public or private places are strictly prohibited. City inspectors will register reports against those breaking the law.
Applying for a License Application:
Please fill out the form "Application for the license for signs" and submit along with the required documents. Applications should be submitted to the signage department. The application shall be made in Hebrew: License Applications.
After reviewing the application, the license will either be approved or you will receive a certified notice of rejection of the request. The license will be effective only after payment of the fee. The fee can be paid by credit card, bank check, or through the municipal website. Enforcement actions will be taken against those with unlicensed signage; the municipality may take measures to remove the sign, and in extreme cases the violation may involve a criminal penalty.
The application should include:
- Photo of the building façade.
- Detailed plan for the size, location on the building, type, shape, and materials of the sign requested.
- Liability insurance against claims for third party.
- Form for request to install sign.
- For billboards or signs that are larger than two square meters, attach to the application the simulation and location in relation to the building and details of the frame on which the sign will be placed including technical specifications.
- For billboards, banners and rooftops signs, please include a simulation and an engineer’s certificate detailing the reinforcement for the structure, as well as the engineer’s undertaking.
- For signs less than two square meters, include a commitment to ensure stability of the sign.
- For signs on scaffoldings, or building site perimeters, include a valid building permit, details of the fence, consent of the owners, engineering undertaking of stability, and timing of the sign placement.
- For signs made of fabric or mesh for building walls, include engineering approval and details for stability, and any other documents evidencing expertise and warranty.
- For signs in a common office building, include a list of owners in the building with external signs and approvals, description of the other signs and photographs of anticipated placement of the sign.
- For electronic signs and three-dimensional signs, include a statement from the engineer, warranty, insurance company information, and a simulation of the sign.