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Posted on: September 16, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Political Campaign Signs

Election season is upon us and it's important to be aware of the rules that pertain to the placement of political signs.

According to Bismarck City Ordinance 4-04-01(1) Sec 1403, political campaign signs in residential districts are limited to a 45-day period prior to election and shall be limited to a total of sixteen square feet exclusive of supports. Political campaign signs shall not be placed until September 18, 2010, and must be removed by 11:59 p.m. November 1, 2010.

It is also important to be aware of Bismarck City Ordinance 5-02-02(2): A person may not paste, stick, nail or mark any work, character or letter or advertisement upon any public building, bridge, fence, railing or sidewalk or any other property of another within the city except in compliance with the requirements of law in posting of legal notices. The posting of any sign, handbill, poster or placard upon public boulevards is expressly prohibited.

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