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BINGHAM TOWNSHIP SIGN STANDARDS – CAMPAIGN SIGNS
- The Bingham Township Planning Commission and Township Board amended these sign standards in 2019 to comply with United States Supreme Court decisions.
- Campaign signs are considered “Temporary Signs” by the zoning ordinance.
- The standards for temporary signs in Bingham Township depend on the zoning district in which a property is in. See Bingham Township Zoning Map
- In the Agricultural and Residential Zoning Districts the following apply:
- A Maximum of Two (2) total Temporary Signs (campaign signs) are allowed per parcel.
- A Temporary (campaign) sign shall not be larger than three (3) square feet of sign area. (for example 24” x 18” = 3 square feet)
- Temporary signs must be removed no later than ten (10) days after the event.
- Temporary Signs within any county or state right-of-way or easement must meet the requirements of the applicable road agency (ie, Michigan Department of Transportation or Leelanau County Road Commission)
- One should have the permission of a property owner to place a temporary sign on or in front of their property.
- Bingham Township does not have the authority to physically remove signs, however, violations of these sign standards may constitute a violation of the Zoning Ordinance, and may be prosecuted as such.
This page last updated on 5/13/2021.