Aurora issues campaign sign sizing reminder
Beacon-News Staff January 14, 2013 3:00PM
Updated: February 17, 2013 6:15AM
AURORA — As election season approaches, Aurora is reminding candidates and their supporters about the city’s campaign sign regulations.
Campaign signs placed on single-family, townhome or duplex properties are limited to a maximum of 6 square feet in size, according to city standards. Signs should not be placed in the public parkway.
Signs also should not be placed on telephone poles, streetlights, traffic signs or other structures that are owned by a utility company or a government entity.
City ordinance require candidates to have permission from the property owner if signs are placed on a fence or on private property, including vacant properties.
The city can remove and dispose of illegally placed signs.
For more information, check Aurora’s municipal code at www.aurora-il.org. People also can call the city’s information line, 630-256-INFO.