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Outdoor Advertising

As directed by The Highway Beautification Act of 1965, the Outdoor Advertising Office (ODA) at the Georgia Department of Transportation has developed standards for the effective control of outdoor advertising signs, devices and displays. Controlling designated routes promotes safety to the travelling public and preserves the natural beauty along our Georgia roadways.

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Permit Applications

Forms & Documents

New federal regulations (MAP-21) extended the National Highway System (NHS) to cover some city and county roads and extended outdoor advertising controls to the NHS. The Department is now mandated to control the new NHS routes for outdoor advertising purposes.

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Contact Information

Mailing Address

Georgia Department of Transportation
Office of Maintenance – ODA Unit
One Georgia Center
600 West Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 631-1392 | (404) 631-1206 Fax
NOTE: Effective October 30, 2012 only the new applications and forms below will be accepted.  Any incomplete permit application submitted will be returned to the applicant.