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City of York

Department of Public Works

101 South George Street, PO Box 509

York, PA  17405

717.849.2245 (Office)

717.845.7457 (Fax)

Applications for 2015 WILL BE ACCECPTED beginning on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 9:00 am on a first-come, first-served basis.

The application for 2015 will be available to download on November 1, 2014.  Please complete the application and mail or deliver to our office.  Before submitting a banner application, please review the 2015 calendar to check space availability.   

A maximum number of three (3) locations can be reserved per event.

Application with payment must be submitted to the City of York, Department of Public Works, 101 South George Street, York, PA 17401 no less than fifteen (15) business days prior to the first day of the requested display date. Please allow ten (10) business days for review and approval.

A sketch showing the banner text and dimensions must be included with the banner application. The application will not be processed without the sketch and the application will be returned.

An approved copy of your application will be sent to you via e-mail (if provided). If an e-mail address is not provided, the approved application will be mailed.

Please Note: If requesting the Philadelphia St. & Carlisle Ave. location, the banner will be visible only to traffic and pedestrians traveling west on Philadelphia St.

The application/permit fee is $200.00 per requested location. Checks should be made payable to: City of York. The application will not be processed without payment. The fee includes the installation and removal of the banner.

A partial refund of $150.00 will be returned on all refunds requested by the applicant. If the City would need to cancel your reservation, a full refund of $200.00 will be issued. Please allow 30 days for processing.

Banner must be of mesh construction or cut-outs must be provided on cloth or canvas banners to allow passage of air.

Banner manufacturer should be informed that the banner is for exterior use so that appropriate quality vinyl lettering is used. It is your choice to print a banner double sided.

Banner Size: 3’ wide, 20’ to 30’ long
Grommets: Spaced 4’ apart along top of banner
“D” Rings: Provided on all four (4) corners
Rope: Supplied by the City of York, DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN ROPE. 

PLEASE NOTE - The following dates and locations are not available for banner display:

These dates are subject to change.
January 1 – January 31, 2015 
Square, George & Rathton                              
April 13 – May 11, 2015         
Square, Philadelphia & Carlisle, George & Rathton                                          
August 3 – August 31, 2015
August 31 – September 28, 2015
Square, Market & Richland, George & Rathton
October 5 – October 26, 2015                                   
November 1 – November 30, 2015
December 1 – December 31, 2015
George & Rathton, Market & Richland                                                            
November 23, 2014 – January 12, 2015 

Banner Display Permit Documents

2014 Rules and Regulations - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

2014 Permit Application

2015 Rules and Regulations - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

2015 Permit Application