Campaign Signs

Posting on Private Property

San Leandro has the following local requirements for temporary election campaign signs:

Posting on Caltrans Property

For candidates wishing to post temporary political signs on Caltrans property, the following criteria must be met:

  • A Statement of Responsibility (PDF) must be filed with the State Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
  • Campaign signs are placed no sooner than 90 days prior to the scheduled election and removed within 10 days after the election.
  • No campaign signs are allowed within the right-of-way of any highway.
  • No campaign signs shall be visible within 660 feet from the edge of the right-of-way of a classified "Landscaped freeway."

For questions or information, contact Caltrans at 916-654-6473 or email Caltrans.

Reporting Unlawful Campaign Signs

To report illegally placed campaign signs, contact the City Clerk's Office at 510-577-3367 or email Leticia Miguel.