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Political Sign Regulations
Prepared for Candidates and Supporters of Candidates in the Non-Incorporated Areas of Rutherford County
All signs erected within the non-incorporated areas of Rutherford County are regulated in Chapter 12 of the Rutherford County Zoning Ordinance. Political signs are considered temporary signs for enforcement purposes. Section 1206 lists the regulations for temporary signage and are listed below for your reference.
Section 1206 of the Rutherford County Zoning Ordinance: Temporary Signage
A. Residential Areas
In addition to the other signs identified in Subsection 1205 B.1, temporary non-commercial signage may be posted on any lot in a residential district at any given time. Temporary signage shall adhere to the following;
B. Office/Institutional and Commercial/Industrial Areas
Temporary signs shall be limited to 2 per lot at any given time. Temporary signage shall adhere to the following;
C. Directional Signs
Temporary Directional Signs are allowed in all zoning districts using the criteria of Subsection 1206 A and B. In addition, the following criteria shall also apply:
Violations and Penalty
Consistent with Chapter 14 of the Zoning Ordinance, any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this Resolution shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $50.00. Each day's continuance of a violation shall be considered a separate offense. In addition to the party violating this ordinance, any other person who may have knowingly assisted in the commission of any such violation shall be guilty of a separate offense.
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