What is a Political Sign?
A "Political Sign” means a temporary sign used in connection with a local, state, or national election or referendum.
Summary of the Rules:
- Political signs when pertaining to a public election shall be located only on private property with the property owner's consent. Such signs shall be removed not later than seven (7) days after the election.
- Political signs shall not be placed within road right-of-ways. Roadsides and boulevard islands must be free of obstacles and hazards to ensure safe travel and the efficient maintenance of roadways and utilities.
- Political signs shall not be placed on City properties.
- Political signs shall not be placed as to cause a vision obstruction for pedestrians, cyclists, or motorists.
- The Auburn Hills Police Department and Community Development Department are authorized by law to remove any sign in violation of the City’s ordinances. Contact Code Enforcement with any questions - 248.364.6935.
For more information, please see section 169.247 under the Michigan Code of Law.
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