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Posted on: August 15, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Political Signs

Political campaign signs in residential districts are limited to a 45-day period prior to election. This means that political campaign signs in residential districts can be posted beginning September 22, 2012.

Code of OrdinancesTitle 4-04-04, Sec. 215. Temporary Sign: A display sign banner or other advertising device constructed of cloth, canvas, fabric or other light temporary material, with or without a structural frame intended for a limited period of display, including decorative displays for holidays, public demonstrations, business sales, promotions, relocations, etc. Portable signs, or signs that are not affixed to the ground or a structure and are readily movable shall be considered temporary signs.

Sec. 1403. Political Campaign Signs. Political campaign signs in residential districts shall be limited to a 45-day period prior to election. Signs shall be limited to a total of sixteen square feet exclusive of supports.

Code of Ordinances Title 5-02-02. Posting of Handbills, Posters and Placards.1. A person may not without first obtaining the consent of the owner or occupant, paste, stick, nail or post handbills, placards or posters, or make, print or mark any word, letter or advertisement of any kind upon any private house, store or other building, or upon any fence, wall, railing, telephone or electric light pole, or other private property.

2. A person may not paste, stick, nail or mark any work, character or letter or advertisement upon any public building, bridge, fence, railing or sidewalk or any other property of another within the city except in compliance with the requirements of law in posting of legal notices. The posting of any sign, handbill, poster or placard upon public boulevards is expressly prohibited.

3. A person may not deposit or place any handbill in or upon any vehicle.

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