Political Sign Requirements


506.2 Exempt Signs
Ordinance 2011-18 – Click HERE
UDC Code 8.2 – Click HERE

RESIDENTIAL AREAS:
(3) Any political sign erected on a site by the owner or with the owner’s consent, provided that any such sign shall not be erected more than ninety (90) day before the election or referendum it pertains to or, if a series thereof, the first such, and provided further that it shall be removed within (5) days after such election or referendum, or, if a series thereof, after the last of which the message of the sign pertains to provided further that any such sign be erected on residentially zoned land shall not be larger than eighteen (18) by twenty four (24) inches.

COMMERCIAL AREAS:
Political signs are not allowed in the public right of ways. Not allowed on private property unless with the owner’s consent. Signs shall not be erected more than ninety (90) days before the election or referendum it pertains to or, if a series thereof, the first such, and provided further that it shall be removed within (5) days after such election or referendum. Political signs shall not be larger than 16 square feet total (4’x4′).

***For 2021 Municipal Elections signs can be erected beginning Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

For more information, please call 228-875-4236.

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