2014 Annual Awards Winner – Planning Excellence Award – Best Practice
Awarded to the Montgomery County Planning Commission
A model sign ordinance is the latest in the outstanding series of model ordinances from Montgomery County Planning Commission. The 132-page document describes various types of signs and current sign issues with photographs and graphics, and provides model ordinance language with helpful sidebar comments. The model ordinance is supported by thorough research into best practices, federal and state laws, and recent leading court decisions. Local code officials and attorneys provided input. The model ordinance is currently being used by local officials in preparing revisions to local signage provisions and is available to anyone on the MCPC website.