When considering new property signage, POAH's properties will receive either monument signage, or urban signage. The installation of signage helps identify and brand each property as a POAH Community. The signs also provide information about fair housing, ADA offerings, and leasing websites. All properties need to abide by their local signage zoning ordinances and must receive a permit before any signage is installed.
Where: At non-urban properties, monument signs (freestanding signs) are typically installed at the property entrance, or in a significant location to brand the property as a POAH Community.
How: POAH has negotiated pricing with Creative Sign Design (CSD) of Florida to manufacture all new property signs. The project manager at each property is responsible for hiring a local sign installer to permit and install the sign. The following steps should be followed when purchasing and installing a new property sign.
Not all properties are able to receive a new monument sign. Urban properties typically do not have space for a free standing sign, or when they do have space, zoning regulations may not allow one to be installed. For these types of properties, a local sign company should provide a wall mounted sign.
Architect to identify all required signs, including those required by code, and provide a sign schedule. Using the Interior Wayfinding Template as a starting point, signage shall be tailored to the specifics of the property. The project manager should pick an accent color for the background of interior wayfinding signs.