Planning Commission

 



Christine Ritzmann - Director


201 Locust Lane

2nd Floor

Nashville, Indiana 47448

P.O. Box 401


Phone: 812-988-5490

Fax: 812-988-5488

Email: planning@browncounty-in.us

Kayla Robertson - Office Manager

Chuck Braden - Zoning Inspector

 

 

State Sign Law During Election Seasons:              

Public Law 211-2017 Senate Enrolled Act 348 Effective July 1, 2017

Regulation of Signs

Adds IC 36-1-3-11 and amends IC 36-7-4-1109 - 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

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.