Any new sign, including a change to an existing sign, or a temporary banner requires a permit from the Planning Services Department.  Forms are available online at or can be obtained from Planning Services, Suite 202 on the second floor of the Municipal Center at 230 Main Street, Brattleboro.

Regulations regarding the signs can be found in the Zoning Ordinance, Article 4, which is also located on the website.  General regulations are covered in Section 4500, page 4-19.  The specific type and size allowed by each zoning district begins in Section 4500, page 4-26.  If you do not know your zoning district, refer to the online district zoning map, or call Planning Services at (802) 251-8154.

The fee for sign application is $40.00, made payable to the Town of Brattleboro.