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Have a Healthy and Happy Halloween with Safety Guidance

Have a Healthy and Happy Halloween with Safety Guidance

Halloween is coming up, but it will look different than years past because, you know, the COVID-19 pandemic.

Johnson County Public Health and other experts caution that traditional trick-or-treating is riskier than alternatives; although interactions door-to-door are typically quick, they usually involve close and frequent contact, the conditions that spread SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Often, many kids and families gather at doors or on sidewalks, and the more households they visit, the greater chance that germs are spread and linger. Here are some ways to keep yourself, your kids and your community healthy.

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Sign Permit Checklist & Information

Application review and approval requires the following:

Fully completed Permit Application (complete and submit online [preferred], mail in, or drop off at City Hall, 3 Quail Creek Circle in North Liberty)

Pay Fee (available through the online application process or drop off at City Hall)

Site Map uploaded which includes:

  • Property’s Street Address
  • Sign Location
  • To Scale Depiction of Location of the sign(s) on the building or lot
  • Clearance from the ground (including type of surface is below, i.e. grass, sidewalk, driveway, fire lane)
  • Exact Wording on the sign with entire sign design depicted in color
  • Letter height of all words
  • Length of each print line
  • Overall Dimensions of the sign
  • Total length of the building or tenant space to which sign pertains
  • Total dimensions of any existing signs on the building or property
  • Complete Design specifications regarding materials, electrical, mounting specs. (if applicable), and construction specifications for Wall, Ground, Pole, and Monument signs

Permits are approved with these conditions understood:

  • Design, Construction, and Installation shall comply with all elements of Section 173 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances.
  • Call for utility locates before installation begins.
  • Maintain required 25-ft. triangle of Corner Visual Clearance in yard corner areas near street intersections.

Online Application Portal:

Complete your application & detailed project proposal, upload them through the online application portal

  • Enter the project address in the “Property Information” field and pick from the drop down addresses.
  • Type “sign” in Contractor field and choose from drop down list (if you are using a contractor).
  • Scroll down to Upload your application & project plans, and Submit.

North Liberty Code regarding Signs:

North Liberty Code of Ordinances Chapter 173 – Signs

North Liberty Code of Ordinances:

North Liberty Code of Ordinances

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