Welcome to the Signage Manual.

 

Is your storefront large or small? Read the description and pick the closest one.

  1st FLOOR STOREFRONT LARGER THAN 240 SF. Click on the image above.

1st FLOOR STOREFRONT LARGER THAN 240 SF. Click on the image above.

  1st FLOOR STOREFRONT SMALLER THAN 240 SF.   Click on the image above.

1st FLOOR STOREFRONT SMALLER THAN 240 SF. Click on the image above.

 

Not a traditional storefront? Pick the closest one.

  BUSINESSES WITHOUT A STREET FACING FACADE.   Click on the image above.

BUSINESSES WITHOUT A STREET FACING FACADE. Click on the image above.

  2nd FLOOR BUSINESS.   Click on the image above.

2nd FLOOR BUSINESS. Click on the image above.

  3rd FLOOR BUSINESS OR HIGHER.   Click on the image above.

3rd FLOOR BUSINESS OR HIGHER. Click on the image above.

 

This is a resource for businesses to navigate the Central Business District's (CBD) complicated sign ordinance. (Click here to see the original language)

 

To see whether this applies to your business click here and make sure you're located in the CBD (the striped area).

 

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS AN INTERPRETATION BASED ON THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT'S SIGNAGE ORDINANCE. THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT. MAIN STREET HIGHLAND PARK IS ALSO NOT THE LEGAL AUTHORITY ON SIGNAGE APPROVAL AND HAS NO POWER TO PROVIDE ANY. THIS MANUAL IS FOR SUPPORT AND IS NOT OFFICIAL LEGAL INTERPRETATION. PLEASE CONTACT THE BOROUGH OF HIGHLAND PARK FOR APPROVAL AND OFFICIAL LEGAL INTERPRETATION:

221 S. Fifth Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Ph: (732) 572-3400

 

Good Examples

Window Sign at Chamber 43

Awning Sign at Somewhere in Time

Blade Sign at Sweets to Nuts

Wall Sign at Beamesderfer Gallery (Applied Letters)

Blade Sign at Unity Bank

Awning Sign & Wall Sign at Hunan Manor

Window Sign at Tiger Art Supply

Awning Sign at Mordy's Kosher Bakery & Cafe

Wall Sign at Sushihana (with backlit lighting)

Window Sign at MAS

Blade Sign at the former Jack's Hardware