Manhattan's sign regulations direct the placement and maintenance of permanent and temporary signs in residential, commercial and industrial districts within the City of Manhattan. The sign regulations are found in Section VIof the Manhattan Zoning Regulations and are administered by the City of Manhattan's Community Development department.
A user guide for the sign regulations was created to help the public with general information related to the sign regulations. Please remember the user guide is not intended to be a complete statement of all applicable regulations for the placement and/or maintenance of signs within the City of Manhattan. For complete sign regulation requirements, see Section VI of the Manhattan Zoning Regulations and the corresponding zoning district regulations. To find out what the current zoning designation is on a specific property, see the Manhattan Zoning Map.