October 31st, 2011

Let Them Advertise! Candidate Jan Perry Says YES to Signs in City Parks

By Dennis Hathaway
City Watch

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.

Read more: http://bit.ly/ssUULD

See also: http://banbillboardblight.org/

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