|A banner permit fee of $300 will be assessed for
each two weeks a banner location is reserved. Permit
fees shall be paid at the time of request for the banner
permit. The two-week time periods may be reserved twelve
(12) months prior to the requested banner installation
date. In the event more than one request/application is
received for a specific installation date and the
conflict cannot be resolved between the applicants by
scheduling the banner space within a prior two-week
period, (providing space availability), a drawing will
take place to determine banner placement. Revenue
generating requests shall take priority at all times
over non-revenue generating requests.
Permission to hang a banner will be granted by the
Public Works Department based on an approved, paid
permit, acceptable message content (no political or
commercial advertising), and specified banner
construction. The Public Works Department will notify
the permit holder regarding any banner not considered
safe or conforming to specifications.
Banners shall conform to the following specifications.
Only banners of 35 feet, 40 feet, or 45 feet long will
be allowed to be hung, and each banner must have 95 feet
of rope on both the top and the bottom. Rope shall be a
minimum of 3/8" soft nylon rope and must have a working
strength of 450 lbs.
The banner shall be of 12 to 15 oz. canvas or equivalent
strength material before treatment. It shall be no more
than 3 feet from top to bottom or no less than 36" wide.
The rope shall be sewn in the top and bottom full
length, with grommets located below the rope hem on the
top. The grommets shall be no more than 4 feet apart on
top, with no less than 7 grommets on the bottom - one
grommet on each corner with the others spaced evenly
between. There shall be no less than four (4) wind holes
on a banner. These wind holes shall be round shaped, 1
foot diameter, with top flap attachment reinforced as
shown on the attached diagram.
Snap hooks must be furnished in the same number as the
number of grommet holes in the banner. Please install
snaphooks in all eyelets prior to delivery.
Banners must be delivered to the Traffic Division, 1300
“A” Street, five (5) working days prior to installation
for inspection and approval. Damaged banners shall be
removed immediately. All banners must be picked up
within five (5) working days of scheduled removal or a
storage charge will be assessed. The Traffic Division is
not liable or responsible for any banners that are not
picked up within thirty (30) days from scheduled removal
- For a 35' banner, eleven (11) eyelets are
required across the top, and seven (7) along the
- For a 40' banner, twelve (12) eyelets are
required across the top, and eight( 8) along the
- For a 45' banner, thirteen (13) eyelets are
required across the top, and nine (9) along the
Due to public safety, you must adhere to these
standards being these are hung over roadways with large
traffic volumes. Our weather in Greeley is sometimes
unpredictable (high winds) which can cause damage to the
banner and what ever is below the banner, ex..cars.
Any problems or questions, please call 970.350.9355.
Banner Diagram - Here is the City of Greeley
Graphic Banner Specifications