Directional Signage

Directional Signage

The Philomath Downtown Association (PDA) administers a program for directional signage to help customers find downtown businesses. This program covers the directional signs installed in specific locations along Main Street and Applegate Street.

Signage Policies

  • Signs will be placed in City of Philomath approved locations. Most will be placed on the existing Sign Boards located where Main and Applegate intersect with 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th Streets.

  • If an existing sign post is not available we will need to seek approval before the signs can be ordered.

  • We will attempt to place signs within two blocks of your business

  • We will locate signs at key intersections that require a turn

  • Business owner pays for the sign blade - 9” x 45” aluminum with a white reflective background. This sign is expected to last approximately 7 years.

  • PDA provides the “banner” at the top of the sign posts with the street name/number and image of the College

  • The City of Philomath provides the sign posts, installation and maintenance.

  • Directional signs will come down either at the request of a business or if they go out of business


  • Complete a Signage Application (located on the PDA webpage or contact the PDA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if assistance is needed)

  • Initial Cost of the sign is $200 per 9” x 45” blade. (Prices subject to change) Payable at time of order.

  • If ordering two 9” x 45” blades so name fits on sign post cost is $200/blade.

  • Businesses may include their logo on the sign at no additional cost. You will need to provide your logo to Jeff McDaniel at Creative Graphics. 

Special Programs

PDA Public Art Plan



Philomath Downtown Association

Public Art Plan - Vision Plan

Special Programs


  • Flower Basket Program

    The 2013 Flower Basket Program is well underway. The beautiful flower baskets lining the streets of downtown Philomath have received compliments form all over the country!

    The cost to sponsor one of these amazing baskets is a tax-deductible donation of $75. This allows us to purchase plants, baskets and hangers, and to water and fertilize baskets.

           Dale Collins 541.929.5090

           Jack Duren 541.929.3710

           PDA Office 541.929.2203

    It's not too early to sponsor a basket for 2014!