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9/28/2020 - Placement of Temporary Signs During an Election Season

Placement of temporary signs during an election season (45 days prior to and seven days following Election Day)

Single-Family Residential Lots
? On private property – an unlimited number of election signs may be placed, but no sign may exceed 8 sq. ft.
? On public right-of-way, abutting your own property – an unlimited number of signs may be placed, but no sign may exceed 8 sq. ft. in size.

Apartment Complexes, Nursing Homes, Commercial and Industrial Lots
? On private property - up to two signs may be placed, 32 sq. ft. in size, and an unlimited number of signs 8 sq. ft. or less.
? On public right-of-way – an unlimited number of signs may be placed, but no individual sign may exceed 8 sq. ft. in size.

Right-of-Way Information
? No sign in the right-of-way may exceed 8 sq. ft., regardless of abutting zoning or use.
? No sign in the right-of-way may be located in a vision clearance triangle or obstruct visibility at an intersection.
? Signs may only be placed in the right-of-way by the property owner abutting the right-of-way or with the permission of the abutting owner. Signs cannot be placed in street medians, or in the right-of-way abutting parks or recreation facilities.
? Signs may not be placed on utility poles, street light poles, benches or trees in the public right-of-way.

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