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Banner Program Overview

The LBID Banner Program is intended to:

  • Identify the downtown service area;

  • Add vibrancy and vitality to the downtown streetscapes;

  • Publicize a diverse range of events, activities, and attractions.

Banners are generally changed on the 1st - 5th of each month.

Guidelines and Regulations 

The finished-size of the banners will be 24 inches by 36 inches; constructed with 22 oz or heavier double-sided, outdoor banner material; print will be on both sides. Banners must be printed with UV resistant outdoor ink and must have 3-inch double-stitched sleeves for the upper and lower banner bracket arms.  

To issue uniform design and construction, the organization requesting rental must submit a request with an approved banner design prior to the installation. The banner design must be pre-approved by Livingston Business Improvement District (LBID) board members. The banner design must also include the LBID logo on the bottom 6 inches of the banner. Digital logo available here.

  • Banner Brackets: Are installed on commercial “vintage” street lamps only.

  • Banner Spaces: Are reserved for non-profits and local events promoting Livingston and/or Livingston area events and programs. LBID banners may be used as “filler displays” on vacant street lamps.

  • Application: Download form. Return the form with a $25 processing fee, which also covers storage fees for the first year when not in use, payable to LBID.  Send a pdf or jpeg version of the banner design to info@downtownlivingston.org

Banner Purchase: To maintain banner quality and specifications, organizations must purchase approved design banners from Britten Studios (Contact at 231-995-8605 or nmampe@britteninc.com) OR a local provider who must use 22 oz. vinyl and produce banners exactly to Britten Studios specifications. A sample banner can be accessed by contacting info@downtownlivingston.org.    

  • Banner Displays: Minimum 6 and maximum 30 per organization (as of December 2020). As street lamp numbers increase, minimum and maximum may change.

  • Banner Display Time Periods: Banners must be displayed for a minimum of two months and a maximum of 3 months.

  • Spare Banners: One spare banner must be provided by each organization.

  • Rental Fee: A rental fee of $1.00 per day, per banner payable to LBID (see Rental Contract/Application pages 3-6) is required to cover costs of banner installation, bracket maintenance, and banner removal. Price reductions are given for more than twelve banners displayed at a time.