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Signs Policy Print

PUB 07-2
Adopted February 20, 2007

JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT

POLICY REGARDING POLITICAL SIGNS

WHEREAS, the Jefferson County Library District wishes to maintain and enhance the visual environment of its library properties, and

WHEREAS, the Jefferson County Library District has in the past acted as a polling place for municipal, primary and general elections, and

WHEREAS, the Jefferson County Library District recognizes the need of candidates and proponents or opponents of ballot issues to place signs on library property on election days.

NOW, THEREFORE, the Jefferson County Library District does adopt the following allowances and restrictions regarding political signs on the library properties:

1. Political signs promoting a candidate or promoting or opposing a ballot issue may be placed on any library property acting as a polling place on the night before the election day. Signs must be removed the day after the election ends.

2. Signs must be placed farther than twenty-five feet from the library building’s outer door closest to the polling place.