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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 256
Outdoor Advertising Signs; height limitations; conditions for lowering of existing signs
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 3 of Chapter 6 of Title 32 of the O.C.G.A., relating to outdoor advertising signs on the interstate system, primary highways, and other highways, so as to provide for certain height limitations on such outdoor advertising signs and for certain conditions for lowering of existing signs in excess of such height limitations; to provide for certain changes in the sizes of trees permitted to be trimmed or removed from the viewing zones of such signs and for certain changes to the extent of such viewing zones; to provide that where relocation of a sign is required but conflicts with local zoning or land use ordinances, compensation shall be paid to the owner of such sign by the jurisdiction imposing such ordinances; to provide for matters relative to the foregoing; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/05/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/14/2008 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/20/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/19/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2007 - Senate Hopper
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