New sign regulations were implemented county wide January 1, 2020 and can be found in the Performance Zoning Ordinance, Article 7. All new signs in Spartanburg County require view and approval by Planning and Development prior to issuance of sign permits and installation.
7.6.30 Political Campaign Signs - Signs announcing candidates seeking public office or relating to any election or public referendum shall be allowed. Such signs shall be placed only on private property 60 days prior to the election or referendum, and removed within seven days after the election or referendum. These signs do not have to be set back from road rights-of-way but may not be within the road right-of-ways. There is no fee associated with Political Signs.
Billboards are addressed as Advertising Signs which can be found in Chapter 8, of the Performance Zoning Ordinance.
*if footing and/or electrical inspections are needed, see Building Codes Sign Permit Application below.