Village of Channahon

    Political & Campaign Sign Reminder


    As election season approaches, please be mindful of guidelines regarding campaign and political signs, passed by Ordinance 1618; May 3, 2010.  Here is a summary:

     

    § 156.174 SIGNS PERMITTED IN ALL DISTRICTS.

    (L) Signs announcing a candidate seeking political office or social issue.  Such signs must adhere to the following:

    1.       Signs cannot exceed (6) six square feet in area in all residential zoning districts and thirty-two (32) square feet in area in all other zoning districts.

    2.       Must be installed, anchored and maintained sufficiently so as not to become deteriorated, blighted, unsafe, or capable of being blown or washed off the property.

    3.       Located entirely within private property not closer than three (3) feet from an adjacent property or public right of way.  (In most cases this means located 3 feet behind the sidewalk in a residential neighborhood).

     

    Signs located in the public right-of-way will be removed.  The full sign ordinance may be viewed HERE.


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