(1) Fees must be transmitted by check payable to the Montana Department of Transportation. The department assumes no responsibility for loss in transit of such remittances. Applicants not submitting proper fees will be notified by the department. Inspection fees are nonrefundable.
(2) Permit fees shall be calculated based on total square footage of sign face or total square footage of sign faces combined (aggregate) when more than one sign face is present on a single structure.
(3) The fees shall be as follows:
(a) inspection fee (must accompany the sign permit application) $150.00
(b) initial permit fee based on aggregate size of all sign faces:
(i) 32 sq. ft. or less $ 10.00
(ii) 33 sq. ft. to 375 sq. ft. $ 50.00
(iii) 376 sq. ft. to 672 sq. ft. $ 100.00
(iv) over 672 sq. ft. $ 150.00
(c) renewal fee (3 year cycle) based on aggregate size of all sign faces:
(i) 32 sq. ft. or less $ 15.00
(ii) 33 sq. ft. to 375 sq. ft. $ 75.00
(iii) 376 sq. ft. to 672 sq. ft. $ 150.00
(iv) over 672 sq. ft. $ 225.00
(d) replacement permit plate $ 20.00