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Sign Guidelines and Codes

General Information

Survey of Current Sign Issues (conducted by Glen Ellyn Village Planning Staff in 2010)

Specific Examples

Arlington Heights
Sign Code Tool Kit

Sign Code


Design Guidelines - Downtown Signs

Highland Park
Zoning Code, Chapter XX: Signs​
​Noteworthy highlights from Highland Park's Sign Code include the city's regulation for drive-thru menu boards, incentives for good sign design, and appropriate uses of negative space.

Lake Forest
Design Guidelines for Signage and Awnings

Oak Park
Sign Code