Saturday, March 31, 2007
ENFORCE THE LAW NoH!
Illegal Parkway Signs North of Howard
The following message was recently sent
to members of the Chicago Association of Realtors.
"Sign Warning in Chicago Must be Heeded; Warning for REALTORS® in the City of Chicago; Especially in the Lincoln Park Zip Codes. Please abide by the Chicago Sign Ordinance. We have been advised by members that Ward Superintendents in Lincoln Park are enforcing the sign ordinance strictly. Signs are strictly prohibited on the public way in the City of Chicago. Please take note of the following City of Chicago ordinance."
10-28-064 Advertising Signs
Except as specifically permitted by this Code or when authorized by contract entered into by the purchasing agent in cooperation with the commissioner of transportation pursuant to Section 10-28-045, no person shall place, install or knowingly maintain on the surface of the public way any sign or a structure or device to which such a sign is affixed. Any such sign, structure or device that is placed, installed or maintained on the public way in violation of this section is hereby declared a public nuisance and may be removed at any time by the director of revenue at the expense of the person responsible for the violation.Any person who violates this section shall be subject to a fine of not less than $200.00 and not more than $500.00 for each offense.
Why is this Ordinance not enforced in our North of Howard neighborhood?
The above question should be directed to the Ward Superintendent, Mike Erickson at : firstname.lastname@example.org or
Posted by mcl at 2:28 PM