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COLUMBIA CITY â Amendments to Columbia Cityâs 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.
âOur current ordinance does not specifically deal with that,â said Dave Sewell, executive director of Whitley County Planning and Building. âWe 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 doesnât get out of hand.â
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.
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