Skip to main content

CITY PLAN: City considers amendment to sign ordinance

March 8, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Amendments to Columbia City’s sign ordinance continue to be a topic of discussion for the Columbia City Plan Commission.

Part of the sign ordinance being examined is related to electronic messaging centers.

“Our current ordinance does not specifically deal with that,” said Dave Sewell, executive director of Whitley County Planning and Building. “We thought we needed some provisions in there that would give us some restriction and control over it. What we are trying to do is allow electronic message centers as designed, but with some kind of regulation, so there is some control and it doesn’t get out of hand.”

Proposed regulations would affect the size of the sign and how much time it takes to display the message. Part of the size is connected to the location of the business and the speed limit for the road.

To read the rest of this story, see the March 8 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook.

COLUMBIA CITY — For the Columbia City Lady Eagle soccer team, a time span of about 1:10 made the...
SOUTH WHITLEY — Columbia City traveled to county-rival Whitko Thursday night to top the Wildcats in...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team continued its hot streak, taking down Northeast...


Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes