California Department of Transportation

Obtaining an Outdoor Advertising License

Engaging in the Business of Outdoor Advertising requires the need for a License.  Refer to Sections 5217, 5300 , 5301, 5302, 5303, and 5484 of the Business and Professions Code Acrobat PDF.

The printable license application is available at this time, please click here Acrobat PDF to download this file and send it to headquarters.  You will need Adobe Acrobat to view this document.  If you don't have Adobe Acrobat, go to Adobe's web site for a free copy.  The Headquarters mailing address is:

Department of Transportation
Division of Traffic Operations
Outdoor Advertising Branch
P.O. Box 942874, MS-36
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001

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