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Open House Signs 

Effective January 14, 2011 a new sign ordinance was passed that updated "Open House" sign regulations.  The ordinance allows open house signs at the entrance to subdivisions.  Please read the ordinance below.

Only this specific sign can be used: 

 

Where Can I get the sign?

The sign is available from the Collin County Association of Realtors
6821 Coit Road
Plano, TX  75024
972-618-3800
[ - Email - ]

A resident that is not a realtor can request to borrow an open house sign.  These are strictly limited to "For Sale by Owner" circumstances.  Contact the Code Enforcement Division at (972) 292-5302 for information. 
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Amendment to Frisco’s Code of Ordinance - Chapter 70 (Signs)

 

(l) Open House Residential Sign (OHRS)

 

(1) Time

a. No Sign Permit required.

b. Signs shall be in place only during hours the house is open, plus one

hour before and two hours after the event. Such sign shall be used only

when a sales person or homeowner or homeowner's agent is present

during the time of the open house.

c. Such sign shall not be erected during weekdays.

 

(2) Place

a. OHRS shall be located only on private residential property with the

consent of the property owner and/or the subject property having the

open house.

b. Location of Sign is restricted to the street side of the property.

c. Signs are not allowed on the golf course frontage or to be visible from

the golf course.

d. Signs are not allowed on the waterfront, or view side of properties.

 

(3) Manner

a. The maximum area of an OHRS sign shall not exceed six (6) square

feet.

b. The maximum height of an OHRS shall not exceed four (4) feet.

c. Such sign shall not be illuminated.

d. Such sign shall not be placed so as to create a traffic hazard.

e. Such sign shall not be placed in any right-of-way.

f. Such sign shall not contain balloons, streamers, flags, pennants, or other

Wind Devices.

g. Such sign shall not be placed on a vehicle, fence, pole, tree, or railing.

 

(m) Open House Community Entrance Sign (OHCES)

 

(1) Time

a. No Sign Permit required.

b. Signs shall be in place only during hours the house is open, plus one

hour before and two hours after the event. Such sign shall be used only

when a sales person or homeowner or homeowner's agent is present

during the time of the open house.

c. Such sign shall not be erected earlier than 8 a.m. or later than 6 p.m.

d. such sign shall not be erected during weekdays (with the exception of

holidays).

 

(2) Place

a. OHCES shall be located only on private property with the consent of the

property owner. If the property is owned by an HOA, permission from

the HOA is required.

 

(3) Manner

a. The maximum area of an OHCES sign face shall not exceed 18 inches

tall by 24 inches wide and only signs pictured in figure 10 and provided

by the City of Frisco or the Collin County Association of Realtors shall

be authorized (See Figure 10). Exception: A HOA may use OHCES

signs that have been designed to meet the colors and design of their

community. They may also provide a means to check out the signs

from their staff or have their staff place the signs.

b. The maximum height of an OHNRS in its frame or stand shall not

exceed 24 inches.

c. There shall be no more than one OHCES sign per community entrance

at any time.

d. A phone number of the current listing agent or homeowner shall be

affixed to the sign. The numbers shall be no larger than 1 inch in size

shall be affixed to the bottom of the sign. The phone number gives

other realtors or homeowners the ability to identify how long the sign will

be in place.

e. Such signs may be placed in HOA maintained right-of-way.

f. Such sign shall not be illuminated.

g. Such sign shall not be placed so as to create a traffic hazard.

h. Such sign shall not be placed in any right-of-way.

i. Such sign shall not contain balloons, streamers, flags, pennants, or

other Wind Devices.

j. Such sign shall not be placed on a vehicle, fence, pole, tree, or railing.

 

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