Private Property Signs

General information and requirements on commonly-requested private property compliance signage: Dog Waste Disposal Signs, No Trespassing Signs, Accessible Parking Signs for the Physically Disabled, and Restricted Parking & Towing Signs.

DOG WASTE DISPOSAL SIGNS

Ordinance Text:

Scottsdale Revised Code Section 4-18 – Domestic Animal Sanitary Requirements

The City of Scottsdale does not supply ‘pick-up after your dog waste’ signs to the public. Property owners and homeowner associations may purchase dog waste disposal signs online, from a home improvement retail store, or from a sign shop. The dog waste disposal sign must reference Scottdale Revised Code Section 4-18 so that it can be enforced by a police officer or code enforcement inspector.

Dog Waste Sign Standards
Placement
  • On private property only
  • Prohibited in the right-of-way and on city property (such as light poles)
  • Signs shall be placed in a manner that does not create a traffic hazard; or obstruct a public or private sidewalk, trail, or pedestrian pathway.
Construction
  • Metal or high density plastic.
Area
  • Not to exceed 6 square feet.
Height
  • If freestanding: up to 5 feet tall mounted on a metal post or stake.
  • If mounted on a building, fence or block wall: not to exceed 6 feet from grade to the top of the sign.
Permit Requirement
  • No sign permit required for signs at or less than 6 square feet.
Parcel Information Map
Questions
  • If you have any enforcement-related questions, you may contact the Police Department at 480-312-5000 or the Code Enforcement Department at 480-312-2546.

 

NO TRESPASSING SIGNS

Statutes Text:

Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-1502 – Criminal Trespass on Private Property

The City of Scottsdale does not supply No Trespassing Signs to the public. Property owners may purchase No Trespassing Signs online, from a home improvement retail store, or from a sign shop. The sign must reference Arizona Revised Statutes 13-1502 and state Private Property so that it can be enforced by a police officer.

No Trespassing Sign Standards
Placement
  • On private property only
  • Prohibited in the right-of-way and on city property (such as light poles)
  • Owner or responsible party must install signs at all common or reasonable entrances to the property.
  • It is recommended that all signs be installed with permanent screws to prevent easy removal and placed high enough on a building wall or fence from ground level to discourage removal or graffiti.
  • Signs shall be placed in a manner that does not create a traffic hazard; or obstruct a public or private sidewalk, trail, or pedestrian pathway.
Construction
  • Metal or high density plastic.
Area
  • At least 18 inches by 24 inches, not to exceed 6 square feet.
Height
  • If freestanding: up to 5 feet tall mounted on a metal post or stake.
  • If mounted on a building, fence or block wall: not to exceed 6 feet from grade to the top of the sign.
Permit Requirement
  • No sign permit required for signs at or less than 6 square feet.
Parcel Information Map
Questions
  • If you have any enforcement-related questions, you may contact the Police Department at 480-312-5000.

 

ACCESSIBLE PARKING SIGNS

Ordinance Text:

Scottsdale Revised Code Section 17-124 – Accessible Parking for the Physically Disabled

Accessible Parking Sign Standards
Placement & Construction
  • Signs for accessible parking stalls for the physically disabled shall comply with City of Scottsdale Standard Detail Number 2124.
  • The bottom of the sign shall be 60 inches minimum above the parking surface.
  • One sign shall be installed at the head of each accessible parking stall beyond any vehicle overhang.
  • Signs and posts shall not encroach into or reduce the accessible route width.
  • Accessible van parking signs shall comply with the same standards.
Standard Detail Drawings
Design Standards and Policies Manual
Questions
  • If you have any enforcement-related questions, you may contact the Police Department at 480-312-5000.

 

RESTRICTED PARKING & TOWING SIGNS

Ordinance Text:

Scottsdale Revised Code Section 17-360 through 17-372 – Towing & Restricted Parking

Restricted Parking & Towing Sign Standards
Sign Requirements
City Webpage
Questions
  • If you have any enforcement-related questions, you may contact the Police Department at 480-312-5000.

 

Need Help?

480-312-3111

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