Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Regulation of signs. Provides that an ordinance or a regulation of a political subdivision relating to the number or size of signs is unenforceable beginning 60 days before an election and ending at the beginning of the sixth day after the election. Provides that for purposes of the statute, a "sign" refers to a sign, the surface area of which is not greater than 32 square feet. (Provides that the measurement of the surface area of a sign that has two faces is determined by measuring the surface area of only one of the faces if the faces are mounted Regulation of signs. Provides that an ordinance or a regulation of a political subdivision relating to the number or size of signs is unenforceable beginning 60 days before an election and ending at the beginning of the sixth day after the election. Provides that for purposes of the statute, a "sign" refers to a sign, the surface area of which is not greater than 32 square feet. (Provides that the measurement of the surface area of a sign that has two faces is determined by measuring the surface area of only one of the faces if the faces are mounted back to back and the measure of the angle between the faces is not more than 15 degrees.) Provides that the statute does not prohibit a political subdivision from enforcing an ordinance or regulation relating to the number or size of signs at any time if necessary to ensure public safety. Provides that a zoning ordinance relating to signs is considered to contain a provision that permits the substitution of the copy on a sign regardless of whether the original and new copy is commercial or noncommercial. ... View more