Commercial Signs Notices and Forms
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Notices and Policy Memos

TxDOT occasionally issues policy memos or letters related to the display of commercial signs, and you can find those publications in the table below.

Subject Date PDF
Information for Signs Impacted by Projects 04/08/21
Required Sign Removal Documentation 11/30/20
Principal Part of Commercial/Industrial Activities 10/05/20
Requirements for Zoned Areas 03/27/20
Signs Along Interchanges/Connectors 01/23/19
Spacing to Ramps on Non-Freeway Highways 01/12/19
Instructions for the Measurement of Ramps 01/04/13


While almost all business concerning your commercial sign business can be done online though the Enterprise Permitting Solution (EPS), there are some processes that still require a paper form.

Title Form № PDF
Commercial Sign Operator’s License Application ROW-OA-1
Commercial Sign Operator’s Bond ROW-OA-2
Permit Application, Interstate/Primary ROW-OA-4
Impacted Sign Credit Application ROW-OA-4I
Wind Load Certification ROW-OA-4W
Permit Transfer Application ROW-OA-16


The below table contains various historical documents that may be of interest to those in the commercial signs industry.

Title Date PDF
Federal-State Agreement on Outdoor Advertising (Texas) 03/06/73
Texas Highway Beautification Act
SB 3, 62nd Legislature, Second Called Session
Texas Litter Abatement Act
HB 1229, 67th Legislature, Regular Session
Texas Rural Roads Act
HB 1330, 69th Legislature, Regular Session



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