October 31st, 2011
Let Them Advertise! Candidate Jan Perry Says YES to Signs in City Parks
By Dennis Hathaway
LA City Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Jan Perry has written a letter to a City Council committee urging adoption of a sign ordinance provision that would allow signs, banners, and other forms of commercial advertising in city parks and other public facilities. Without such a provision, Perry wrote to members of the Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) committee, the city will be “missing a critical opportunity to create possible revenue through signage at city facilities…”
The letter was sent Tuesday, the day the PLUM committee held a second public hearing on a revised citywide sign ordinance that has provoked widespread community opposition, in part because of provisions that could have allowed advertising signs in parks.
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See also: http://banbillboardblight.org/