Please review and familiarize yourself with the Rules and Guidelines for Outdoor Advertising before submitting an application.
There are a variety of applications to accommodate several circumstances, please navigate to the Application tab to determine the appropriate permit application along with accompanying fee.
Please note: Normal processing time for permit applications is four weeks from date of submittal. Once the review is complete you will be notified in writing if the review found that further information is needed or the application is approved or denied.
Applications cannot be expedited and are processed as they are received. To check on the status of a permit application after the normal processing time, please email DOT.Billboards@Illinois.gov and a department representative will respond.