Political Signs

Temporary Political Signs in Public Right of Way
  • Temporary political signs may be placed in public rights of way in that portion of the City represented by a candidate for which a resident of Grapevine may vote.
    • No temporary political signs shall be placed within right of way within any designated Historical District.
    • No temporary political signs shall be placed within right of way adjacent to public property.
      • Exception: Signs may be placed within the public right of way only adjacent to designated voting locations beginning on the first day of each voting period and shall be removed within 3 days after the election.
  • Signs cannot be more than four square feet in area.
  • Sign stake cannot be more than a 9 gauge diameter as defined by the American Wire Gauge Standard.
  • Signs may be placed beginning on the first day of the early voting period and shall be removed within three days after the election.
  • Read Chapter 20 of the Grapevine City Code for further information.
  • The Texas Department of Transportation has regulations against posting signs along state highways.  View their regulations.  

Temporary Political Signs on Public Property

  • No temporary political signs may be placed on publicly owned property including but not limited to city parks, city facilities, school district property, or state or federally owned property. A public building used as a voting location is considered an exception to this regulation.
    • No temporary political signs shall be placed within right of way adjacent to public property.
      • Exception: Signs may be placed within the perimeter landscaping directly associated to the public property designated as a voting location beginning on the first day of each voting period and shall be removed within 3 days after the election, and must comply with the following:
        • No more than 25 signs per candidate or ballot measure.
        • Signs cannot be more than four square feet in area.
        • Sign stake cannot be more than a 9 gauge diameter as defined by the American Wire Gauge Standard.
  • Read Chapter 20 of the Grapevine City Code for further information.
Signs found to be in violation of any of the above regulations, can be removed by the City in accordance with City and State laws without notice.  

If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary’s Office at 817.410.3182.