Baltimore City Council
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 19-0432    Version: 0 Name: Campaign Signs in Residential Areas - Repeal of Earliest Date Requirement
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 8/19/2019 In control: Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Campaign Signs in Residential Areas - Repeal of Earliest Date Requirement For the purpose of repealing a prohibition on erecting campaign signs on residential property prior to a certain date; and conforming and clarifying related provisions.
Sponsors: Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, President Brandon M. Scott, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey, Bill Henry, Kristerfer Burnett, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Campaign Signs, Repeal, Requirement, Residential
Attachments: 1. 19-0432~1st Reader, 2. Law 19-0432
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Schleifer


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Campaign Signs in Residential Areas - Repeal of Earliest Date Requirement
For the purpose of repealing a prohibition on erecting campaign signs on residential property prior to a certain date; and conforming and clarifying related provisions.
body

By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article 19 - Police Ordinances
Section(s) 46-1
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 19. Police Ordinances

Subtitle 46. Signs - Campaign Signs in Residential Areas

ยง 46-1. [When signs may be displayed] Sign removal.

[(a) Earliest date.]

[Signs announcing candidates seeking elected public office may not be erected on the exterior or in the yard of any dwelling in Baltimore City before the last day on which a certificate of candidacy may be withdrawn.]

[(b) Latest date.]

[The signs] Signs for candidates seeking elected public office must be removed from the exterior or the yard of any dwelling in Baltimore City within 30 days after any primary election day by an unsuccessful primary candidate and within 30 days after any general election day by all other candidates whenever the signs were erected at the direction of or with the consent of the candidates.

Section 2. An...

Click here for full text