Stories indexed with the term ‘digital billboards’

Digital Sign Ordinance Delayed Again

Final approval to changes in the city’s sign ordinance – to allow for only a limited type of digital signs – has again been delayed by the Ann Arbor city council. The council had given initial approval of the changes at its March 18, 2013. But at the council’s April 1, 2013 meeting, the council delayed action until May 6.

And on May 6, the council again decided to postpone final action – this time until June 17.

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Council Extends Digital Billboard Moratorium

A moratorium on the erection of digital billboards in Ann Arbor has been extended by another 180 days. The city council took the action to extend the moratorium  at its Oct. 1, 2012 meeting. The moratorium, which also prevents city staff from even considering applications to put up digital billboards, was first enacted at the council’s April 17, 2012 meeting.

Falling under the moratorium are “billboards commonly referred to as ‘electronic message centers,’ ‘electronic message boards,’ ‘changeable electronic variable message signs,’ or any billboard containing LEDs, LCDs, plasma displays, or any similar technology to project an illuminated image that can be caused to move or change, or to appear to move or change, by a method other than physically removing and replacing the sign … [Full Story]