Attempts to make the town’s sign code easier to understand and more business friendly is only causing more confusion.
The Planning and Zoning Board’s regular meeting crept past the lunch hour Tuesday, May 18 as board members attempted to sift through potential sign code changes proposed by town staff.
A suggestion that would allow business signs on awnings set off a long discussion.
“We won’t allow billboards, but you can put signs on awnings?” asked planning board member George Symanski Jr.
The next debate occurred when Hartman suggested the code should reflect that any three flags can be displayed on a property as long as flags were 10-feet from rights-of-way.
“But what about the size of the flags?” Symasnki asked. “Could we end up with a flag that flies at the Sarasota Ford car dealership?
For more information, pick up a copy of the Thursday, May 20, edition of The Longboat Observer.
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