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Requests to hang banners on the South Westnedge overpass are approved by the City Clerk.


  • Organizations making request must be non-profit
  • Event of advertisement must be of community-wide interest
  • Banner shall not exceed six feet by twenty feet in size
  • Banner shall not contain offensive or derogatory materials, symbols, or for-profit sponsors
  • General Liability Insurance including comprehensive and premises-operation. Minimum coverage includes:
  • Bodily Injury - $1,000,000 - occurrence/$1,000,000 - aggregate
  • Property Damage - $1,000,000 - occurrence/$1,000,000 - aggregate
  • City of Kalamazoo must be included as additional insured (and not merely as a certificate holder)
  • Many local sign companies already have a copy of this insurance on file
  • Time limits are as follows:
  • Both sides of overpass - up to 2 weeks only
  • One side of overpass - up to 4 weeks only
  • Fee of $50 per side, per week

Application Process

  • Check the calendar below to ensure the dates you want are available
  • Submit the completed  pdf  Westnedge Overpass Banner Application  (For best results use Adobe Reader)
  • Submit a copy of required insurance (many local sign companies already have a copy on file)
  • Submit a drawing, photo or printout of the proposed banner
  • Submit appropriate fee ($50 per side, per week)

Westnedge Pedestrian Overpass Rental Schedule