Billboard Size Limitations by State

Size limitations for billboards vary by state. The following table provides information about size restrictions in each state with links to official resources for additional information.

StateMaximum Sign AreaLevelSourceYear Revised
Alabama672′ max area, 14′ max height, 48′ max lengthLawCode of Alabama 1975 Section 23-1-2742016
AlaskaBillboards bannedLawAS 19.25.0752015
Arizona1,200 square feetLawARS 28-79052017
Arkansas1,200 square feetRegulationAR Admin. Rules 001.00.06-0022007
California1,200 square feetLawCal. BPC §54082017
Colorado150-1,200 square feet, depending on zoningRegulation2 CCR 601-32015
Connecticut900 square feetRegulationR.C.S.A §13a-123-132015
Delaware1,200 square feetLaw17 Del. C §11102017
District of Columbia300 square feetRegulation12-A DCMR Appendix N § N1012017
Florida950 square feetLaw479.07 Fla. Stat.2015
Georgia1,200-3,000 square feet, depending on zoningLawO.C.G.A § 32-6-752017
HawaiiBillboards bannedLawHI Rev Stat §445-1122016
Idaho1,000 square feetRegulationIDAPA 39.03.602017
Illinois800-1,200 square feet, depending on zoningLaw225 ILCS 440/6.012014
Indiana1,000 square feetRegulation105 IAC 7-3-92017
Iowa1,200 square feetRegulationIAC 761.117.52017
Kansas900 square feetLawKS Stat § 68-22342016
Kentucky1,250 square feetLawKY Rev Stat 177 § .8632021
Louisiana672-1,200 square feetLaw + RegulationLA Rev Stat § 48:461.4 (Static), LA Admin. Code 70:132 (Digital)2017
MaineBillboards bannedLaw23 ME Rev Stat § 19022017
Maryland1,000 square feetLawMd. TRAN Code Ann. § 8-7312016
Massachusetts1,200 square feetRegulation700 CRM 3.002017
Michigan1,200-6,500 square feetLawMI Comp L § 252.3152017
Minnesota750-1,000 square feetRegulationMINN R. 8810.09002012
Mississippi672-1,000 square feetRegulationMiss. Code. Ann § 49-23-92013
Missouri800 square feetLawMO Rev Stat § 226.5402017
Montana672 square feetLawMCA § 75-15-1132017
Nebraska1,000 square feetRegulationTitle 410, NE Adm. Code Ch. 3.2
Nevada1,200 square feetRegulationNAC 410.3302012
New Hampshire750 square feetLawNH Rev Stat § 236:742016
New Jersey1,000-1,200 square feet, depending on zoningRegulationN.J.A.C. § 16:41C-8.12014-2015
New Mexico672-800 square feet, depending on zoningRegulation18.21.5 NMAC2017
New York1,200 square feetRegulation17 CRR-NY 150.62017
North Carolina1,200 square feetRegulation19A NCAC 02E .02032017
North Dakota1,200 square feetRegulationND Admin. Rules 37-05-03-012017
Ohio1,200 square feetRegulationOAC 5501:2-2-022018
Oklahoma1,200 square feetLaw69 O.S. § 12752016
Oregon825 square feetLawORS 377.7452019
Pennsylvania1,200 square feetLawTitle 67, Chapter 445.42017
Rhode Island675-1,200 square feetRegulation290-RICR-30-00-1.72018
South Carolina1,200 square feetLawSC Code § 57-25-4302017
South Dakota1,200 square feetLawSD Codified § 31-29-652017
Tennessee775-1,200 square feetRegulationTenn. Comp. R & Regs 1680-2-3.032015
Texas672 square feetRegulation43 TAC § 21-182 2018
Utah1,000 square feetLawUT Code § 72-7-5052015
VermontBillboards banned10 V.S.A. § 482-4832017
Virginia1,200 square feetRegulation24 VAC 30-120-302016
Washington672 square feetLawRCW 47.42.0622017
West Virginia672 square feetLawWV Code § 17-22-42016
Wisconsin1,200 square feetLawWis. Stat § 84.302017
Wyoming1,200 square feetLawWY Stat § 24-10-1062020