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Reminder: Placing Signs in the Public Right-of-Way is Prohibited

The City of St. Charles Building and Code Enforcement Division would like to remind everyone that placing signs in the public right-of-way is prohibited.

According to the Ordinance 17.28.020:

Placing Signs on Public Right of Way

No signs shall be erected on any public right of way other than those placed by agencies of government or signs whose placement has been authorized by the jurisdiction having authority over the right of way. The City, without notice, may remove any sign placed on public right of way without authorization.

In addition, it is a violation to place signs on private property without consent of the property owner.

For more information, contact the Building and Code Enforcement Division at 630.377.4406.


updated Oct 05, 2018