The City of Brea offers several options for the placement of temporary signs on private and public (city right of way) property.
A 30-day and a 45-day display permit are available. No more than two of each type of permit may be granted within a one year period and a separation of at least 60 days must occur between permits. Specific standards for these signs are contained within section 20.28.090 of the City Code.
In order to install a temporary sign on a private property, a Temporary Sign permit application must be submitted and approved by the City. This application must be submitted to the City's Planning Division. The application form is available here, and the cost for this permit is $85.
Please contact the Planning Division at (714) 990-7674 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions regarding temporary sign permit for private properties.
City Right of Way
Temporary sign placement at the city owned light poles is allowed, subject to specific location, design, and installation standards for such signs. One 45-day permit is available per year. Specific standards for these signs can be found within section 12.04.030.B of the City Code.
In order to install temporary signs within the city public right-of-way, an Encroachment Permit and a Temporary Signs within Public Right-Of-Way Permit applications must be submitted and approved by the City. Both applications must be submitted to the City's Engineering Division. The application forms are available here, and the cost for this permit is $150.
City policy regarding temporary signs prohibits large inflatable (e.g. roof top) type installations, as well as moving or rotating signs such as sign dancers / spinners. Additional specifics on prohibited signs may be found within section 20.28.240 of the City Code.