Guideline No. 51a – Real Estate Signs

An Exterior Alteration Application need not be submitted for real estate signs if all the following applicable criteria are met:

  1. One direction sign is permitted on a comer leading to an open house but must be removed at the end of the sale day.
  2. The sign is in compliance with the Howard County Sign Ordinance for Real Estate signs. 
  3. The sign does not interfere with vehicular or pedestrian traffic, obstruct traffic sight lines, or otherwise impair safety.
  4. The sign does not include “SOLD” “PENDING” or “UNDER CONTRACT” riders. These riders are not permitted.