The Mt Airy News reports that Surry County, North Carolina county commissions are scheduled to consider a new billboard zoning proposal at 6pm tonight. The new proposal will: Allow billboards to be placed on property oned industrial manufacturing. Create an opportunity for billboards to be constructed on property zoned highway business and community business through a conditional use permit.
Cape Gazette reports that Sussex County, Delaware has extended a billboard moratorium by three months to provide time for a group of staff, elected officials and lawyers to draft changes to the County’s sign ordinance. Sussex County has had a moratorium for six months (since Sept 2015).
The Rapid city legal and finance committee has recommended a settlement to end two lingering lawsuits with Lamar, according to the Rapid City Journal. The settlement includes a repeal of the city’s ban on digital billboards a reduction of distance between billboards from 2,000 feet to 1,500 feet protection of 60 sign credits sign that lamar stood to lose. a $100,000 payment to lamar Lamar had lost a court case five months ago but had appealed the decision and the […]
A bill in the Utah legislature would make it easier for landowners to put billboards on their property along Scenic Byways according to the Rexburg Standard Journal. The bill pass a Senate committee and will head to the Utah Senate.
Adam Webb is an expert in billboard law. If you deal with a billboard company in the southeast, chances are Adam is the company’s counsel. Adam is a managing partner at Webb, Klase & Lemond, a Georgia law firm. Adam can be reached at 770-444-0773 or Adam@WebbLLC.com. Insider asked Adam about some trends in billboard law earlier this week. Adam, how’d you get involved in the billboard business? I worked for a First Amendment law firm that represented newspapers and […]