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INDOT > Doing Business with INDOT > Consultants/Pre-Construction > Permits > Billboards Billboards

Billboards ($100.00 non-refundable application/permit fee, $10.00 Replacement Plate)


Please use our EPS system to register for a permit . If you do not already have an EPS account please click on register for a new account.  Fill out the information and click on the green register button at the bottom.  When you received the EPS email, click on the link and it will take you to the EPS login page. 


Check the status of a Permit application in progress to provide additional information that may have been requested.

The Username and password provided when initially applying for a Permit will be required

Check the status of your permit here: EPS Login


Permits from the Indiana Department of Transportation is required in order to erect and/or maintain any outdoor advertising Sign, display or device, except those noted below within 660 feet of a billboard control route.

Billboard control routes consist of the Interstate System, federal-aid primary system, National Highway System or Intermodal Connector Highway including Signs mounted on portable frames. No outdoor advertising Signs, displays, or devices intended to be read from the traveled way may be erected beyond 660 feet of the right-of-way of the Interstate or federal-aid primary highway systems. Those signs not requiring a permit are on premise signs, for sale signs and underground public utility warning signs.

The permit requirements for billboards can be found in the Outdoor Advertising Control Manual which can be located at here. Additionally, the issuance of this permit shall in no way preclude the actions of any state agency, including INDOT, from initiating legal proceedings against the applicant for violations of any State Law or Federal Law, Including without limitation, violations of federal or state environmental laws and regulations; nor is this approval intended to influence any action currently pending before a local board, commission or agency. Please reference 105 IAC 7-3-1 et al. for any explanation or information required by this application. Failure to provide truthful, accurate and adequate information required by this application constitutes sufficient cause for the application or subsequent permit to be denied, cancelled or revoked.

Become an IN.Gov Subscriber:

Permits can be paid for by credit card or through monthly billing from IN.Gov.  Subscribing to the Portal will allow you access to more State agency services.  For more information about the additional services, please call IN.Gov at 1-888-446-3468 and select option #1.