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Posted on: March 15, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Campaign Signs Regulations

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Banner signs of any kind are prohibited under the zoning ordinance.

Municipal Code:
Temporary signs for campaign purposes may be located on private property or in the area between the sidewalk and the curb provided said signs are at least two feet (2') back of the curb and does not obstruct traffic. Said signs may be in place for up to sixty (60) days.

Here is the Zoning Code section on campaign signs:
Political Campaign Signs. Signs announcing candidates seeking public political office or pertinent political issues. Such signs shall be removed within one week following the election to which they pertain and are subject to the following regulations:

(a) Residential Districts. Temporary signs 6 square feet in area or less for campaign purposes may be located on private property or in the area between the sidewalk and the curb provided said signs are at least two feet (2�) back of the curb and do not obstruct traffic. Said signs may be in place for up to sixty (60) days.

(b) Urban Corridor, Commercial and Industrial Districts. Temporary signs for campaign purposes which are less than nine (9) square feet in area may be erected on private property or in the area between the sidewalk and the curb provided said signs are at least two feet (2�) back of the curb and do not obstruct traffic. Said signs may be in place for up to sixty (60) days. Temporary signs for campaign purposes over nine (9) square feet in area and under thirty-two (32) square feet in area may be located on private property if located so as not to obstruct traffic and for a period of time not to exceed sixty (60) days.

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