Real Estate Signs

Residential real estate signs are allowed in the city without a permit, pursuant to the standards set forth by Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code § 17.76.050(D).

Sign Size

Signs placed on private properties proclaiming "For Rent," "For Lease," "Open House," or "For Sale" are allowed without a permit, provided that the freestanding signs:

  • Do not exceed 4 feet in overall height.
  • Do not exceed 4 square feet of the actual sign
  • Placed 5 feet inside the property line.
  • Lead-in & directional signs do not exceed 3 square feet

Lead-In & Directional Signs

Lead-in or directional signs such as "Open House," "For Sale," "For Rent" or "For Lease" and signs providing direction to special commercial activities may be placed in the public right-of-way between the hours of 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. These signs may be located within the public right-of-way as long as only 1 lead in the sign is placed per traffic direction at an intersection. The maximum number of lead in signs at an intersection cannot exceed 3 signs. One lead in or directional sign may be placed within the public right-of-way adjacent to the property to which it refers between the hours of 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Political Sign

  • Do not exceed 4 feet in overall height.
  • Do not exceed 4 square feet of the actual sign.
  • Placed 5 feet inside the property line.
Real Estate Sign
  1. Rudy Monroy

    Code Enforcement Officer
    Phone: 310-544-5296

  2. Kevin Le

    Code Enforcement Officer
    Phone: 310-544-5299

  3. Code Enforcement


    Physical Address
    30940 Hawthorne Boulevard
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275-5391


    Directions

    Phone: 310-544-5281

    Office Hours

    Monday through Thursday
    7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    (closed noon to 1 p.m.)

    Friday
    7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    (closed noon to 1 p.m.)

    Saturday and Sunday
    Closed