Park District of Oak Park

Banner Requests

Banner requests can now be done online! Scroll down to submit the form.

Rules & Regulations

  • All banner posting requests must be completed and submitted to the Park District of Oak Park at least one week before the intended banner is to be hung. 

  • Unless approved as part of a sponsorship agreement, a banner may be displayed ONLY to announce an event.

  • The maximum size of a banner is a height of 3 feet by a length of 8 feet.

  • Only banners relative to an event or activity taking place within village limits that benefit the community at large will be approved to be posted.

  • The banner materials may NOT be metallic or other electrical transmitting material unless specifically approved by the Park District. All banner materials shall be waterproof and resistant to deterioration due to rain, freezing, or sun. In the event any defect or problem is detected by Park District staff and reported to the applicant, immediate attention shall be given to making necessary repairs. Any delay in doing so could result in immediate removal of the banner.

  • The Park District reserves the right to determine priority among conflicting requests for the same time period. Park District sponsored events, activities, or sponsors take precedence over all other requests.

  • Banners may only be hung for official Park District Programs, Park District P.A.C.T. organizations, neighborhood associations, Oak Park non-profit organizations, or other Oak Park Governments or their partners. In some situations, i.e. if an event is being held at a Park District of Oak Park facility, approval to hang a banner may be permitted. All banners hung at the Conservatory must relate to Conservatory functions. All banners hung at Mills Park must not block the view of Pleasant Home.

  • No political banners or banners advertising events involving alcohol or tobacco will be considered for placement.

  • Banners shall be displayed for a maximum period of up to 2 weeks.

  • Organizations are responsible for hanging and removing banners within the time frame allocated and approved without causing any damage to park district property.

  • Banner wording and/or artwork shall be approved by the Park District prior to granting a banner permit to ensure consistency with this policy.

  • Banners that do not adhere to these specifications will not be approved for posting.

If you would like to recycle your banner(s), please drop off at 218 Madison Street or contact Jennifer Blaese at 773.706.0612 or with Loft312.


Please fill out the form below to request a banner posting.  All banner requests must be completed and returned to the Park District of Oak Park at least one week before the intended banner is to be hung.

Applicant Information


Sponsoring Organization Information
Banner Information

PDF, jpg, png or gif accepted

Banner Location
One organization may hang no more than three (3) of the same banners throughout Park District of Oak Park facilities, parks and fields at any given time.  From the options below, please choose up to three (3) locations.
I, the undersigned, acting as an agent of the Sponsoring Organization, certify that I have read and understand the banner posting policies and procedures associated with this request and acceptthat this banner will be canceled if the banner does not adhere to the aforementioned specifications and/or policies.

Upon submitting this form, we will be in touch to notify you if the banner application is approved. Please contact Diane Stanke at with any questions regarding banners.

Thank you!


Park District of Oak Park

218 Madison St., Oak Park, Il 60302
P: 708.725.2000 F: 708.383.5702

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