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Commission Approves 1st Reading Of Sign Ordinance Amendment
Thursday Apr 10, 2014 10:58am
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(STURGIS) – The first reading of a sign ordinance amendment was approved Wednesday by the Sturgis City Commission.

Over the last several months, several businesses in the Central Business District have expressed interest in having internally lit signs. The current ordinances do not allow for such signs in that area of the City.

Assistant City Manager Andrew Kuk explains what the ordinance amendments will allow. ...... {LISTEN}.

Kuk says that each sign would have to be reviewed before a business could put it up. ...... {LISTEN}.

Kuk says provisions for existing marquee signs similar to what the Strand Theater has would be allowed. Any new signs similar to this would have to apply for a special land use from the City.

The Commission approved the first reading of the amendments, which will be brought back for a second reading and official approval during a future meeting.

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