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CITY AND BOROUGH OF JUNEAU ELECTION INFORMATION
Political Signs and City and Borough of Juneau Sign Ordinance
- Political signs do not require a CBJ
Sign Permit for placement, but they must meet the following standards found
in CBJ Ordinance 49.45.300:
- Unlighted, political signs of up to
thirty-two square feet each may be displayed on private property.
- Signs may be installed no sooner than
ninety days prior to the election date and shall be removed within five working
days after the election date.
- Political signs not relating to a
specific election shall be limited to a display period not to exceed ninety
days within one calendar year.
- Unlighted political signs of up to
four square feet may be displayed on private property up to two hundred seventy
days prior to the election date and shall be removed within five working days
after the election date.
- Signs must be placed in a manner that
does not obstruct the view of drivers to oncoming traffic.
- Signs may not imitate traffic signs
or signals, or be attached to or be placed adjacent to any utility pole, parking
meter, traffic sign, signal, or official traffic control device.
- Signs may not move, rotate or flash.
- Signs on licensed, functional motor
vehicles are allowed, provided that the primary use of the vehicle is not
the display of signs and that such vehicle is not used as a static display
Please be aware that Alaska State Statutes considers political signs not located
on campaign headquarters to be "off-premise advertising" and prohibits
their placement on, adjacent to or where they may be viewed from state maintained
highways and right-of-ways, including Egan Expressway, Glacier Highway, Marine
Way, Ferry Way, Thane Road, Douglas Highway, North Douglas Highway, Mendenhall
Loop Road, Fritz Cove Road, Mendenhall Peninsula Road, and Engineer’s Cutoff
Road (AS 19.25.080-19.25.105) Questions regarding this may be directed to
Right-of-Way Agent, AK DOT, 465-4546. More information is also on the State's DOT Website at: http://www.dot.alaska.gov/stwddes/dcsrow/pop_rowbrochure.shtml
- Please review the signs made for your
campaign and their placement and be sure that they meet the criteria above.
Thank you for your cooperation with these requirements and good luck with