signage is illegal in the public right-of-way

Signage is prohibited in any public right-of-way, such as:

  • Parkways
  • Traffic Median Strips
  • Street Lights
  • Off-Ramps
  • Other Public Properties

Types of illegal signage includes, but are not limited to:

  • Political
  • Lost Pet
  • Homes for Sale
  • Garage Sales
  • Advertisements

To report illegal signage, contact 311 or download the 311 app:

Illegal signage will be promptly removed and may be subject to an administrative fine, the cost of removal and/or criminal penalties.

Per Riverside Municipal Code: 19.625.030 – Private party signs generally banned.

“Except as expressly allowed by a provision of this chapter, or another provision of law, private parties may not display or post signs on public property or in the public right-of-way.”

Placing signs on streets, curbs, medians, traffic lights, utility poles or unimproved shoulders of streets is illegal.

Please refer to the Riverside Municipal Code for penalty information:
Riverside Municipal Code- Conditional Use Permit