Political Signs

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF

PLANNING AND BUILDING INSPECTIONS

 

                                                                               

POLITICAL SIGNS

 

Political Yard Signs may be placed in Rockingham County and Wentworth under the following conditions:

 

-Signs are permitted in any zoning district and there is no limit on the number of signs.

-Signs shall not be illuminated and contain no moving parts.

-No commercial message shall be displayed on any campaign sign.

-Signs shall be placed at least 10 feet off the road right-of-way.

-A Zoning permit is required if sign is greater than 16 square feet.

-A Zoning and Building permit are required if sign is permanently installed.

-Signs shall be removed within 5 days after the election.

 

         

Political Yard Signs may NOT be placed:

 

-On power and/or utility poles.

-On governmental sign poles and/or signs.

-On trees or other natural features.

-On underpass columns or supports.

-In traffic control boxes.

-On vacant lots without the owner's written permission and/or without proper permits (if required).

 

Source:  Rockingham County Unified Development Ordinance Chapter 2, Article XII;      North Carolina Building Code Vol. I, Section 3107; NCGS 14-156 and 136-32; and 19A NCAC.

       
       
       

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