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Recent Trends in Billboard Law

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Recent Trends in Billboard Law

Workshop Description/Agenda

Obtain a comprehensive overview of the law governing outdoor signs. Many people who consider erecting outdoor signs do not fully understand the process and the requirements surrounding them. This topic seeks to explain the procedure to erect an outdoor sign and will describe the objector's view in the process. The material also explains regulations and laws surrounding outdoor signs such as the Highway Beautification Act and the First Amendment. It will provide an overview in the regulation of commercial and noncommercial speech and describe some of the different methodologies in applying the regulations throughout different jurisdictions. The topic will also describe the challenges municipalities face with the increase in billboard signs such as a higher risk in lawsuits.

Roadside Sign Control and Outdoor Advertising (N.J.A.C. 16:41C-1.1 et seq.) • Explanation of Where the Regulation Applies • Examples of the Amendments to the Regulation Regulations Governing Billboards and Signs • Sign and Billboard Applications • Billboard and Sign Applications- the Objector's View • Prohibitions and Regulations on Signs and Billboards Drafting Sign Regulation Ordinances – a Municipal Perspective • Regulating Commercial Speech • Regulating Noncommercial Speech • Drafting Municipal Ordinances The Challenges Billboards Create for Municipalities • Risk of Lawsuit • Steps to Take If Billboard Construction Is Inconsistent With Municipality's Land Use Planning Goals Ancillary Topics Regarding Billboards and Signs • Tax Appeals • Billboard Leases

Katharine A. Coffey with Day Pitney LLP, Richard P. Cushing with Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C., Robert F. Simon, Esq. with Herold Law, P.A. and Christopher John Stracco with Day Pitney LLP

AICP ,CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for attorneys, developers, planners, city administrators, government officials, public works and utilities directors, engineers, architects, and zoning and real estate professionals.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: Law Training > Land Use

Training Course Summary: Recent Trends in Billboard Law

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Recorded on 10/18/2018