11th Circuit Explains What Makes a Billboard Ban Valid

Lawlor, James
November 2006
Planning;Nov2006, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p47
Trade Publication
The article offers information on guidance on drafting billboard regulations. The cases of KH Outdoor v. City of Trussville, Alabama, Advantage Advertising v. City of Hoover, Alabama, and Granite State Outdoor Advertising v. Cobb County, Georgia were mentioned. It is noted that a city may order a total ban on billboards. In a description of billboard-related briefs it has filed since January 2006, APA'S Amicus Curiae Committee underlined a unified effort by some billboard companies to make an end run against cities with outdated ordinances on this topic.


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