Sign Ordinance



710.010 Prohibited, Where
710.020 Exceptions
710.030 Penalties

710.010 Prohibited, Where.—It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to paint, post, place, stick or otherwise affix any notice, placard, bill, card, poster, advertisement or other paper or device calculated to attract the attention of the public, to or upon any sidewalk, crosswalk, curb or curbstone, flagstone, tree or any other portion or part of any public way or public place, structure or building, or any lamp post, electric light, telegraph, telephone or Civil Defense pole, or railway structure, hydrant or bridge in that area of St. Louis County outside incorporated cities, except as may otherwise be authorized by law. (O. No. 2391)

710.020 Exceptions.—The provisions of this ordinance shall not apply to the installation or affixing of warning signs, identification signs, schedule signs or other signs ordinarily connected with and necessary to the operation of public services rendered by public utilities or common carriers or by other persons, firms or corporations performing services of a similar public nature for the general public by virtue of a valid license of franchise issued by the State of Missouri or any agency or commission thereof, or by St. Louis County. (O. No. 2391)

710.030 Penalties.—Any person violating any of the provisions of this Ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a violation thereof and upon conviction shall be fined an amount not to exceed Fifty Dollars ($50.00), and each such violation shall constitute a separate offense. (O. No. 2391)