Town of Mamakating, NY
Sullivan County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mamakating 11-18-1981; amended in its entirety 11-5-2008 by L.L. No. 5-2008. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Signs — See Ch. 199, Art. VI.
This chapter shall be applicable to all territory within the Town of Mamakating outside of incorporated villages.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Includes one or more persons of either sex, natural persons, corporations, partnerships, associations, joint-stock and membership societies and all other entities capable of being sued.
A sign designed for the purpose of advertising support of or opposition to a candidate or proposition for a public election or a sign expressing political sentiment that does not advertise a product or service.
It shall be lawful for any person to display any political advertisement on property within the Town of Mamakating so long as the sign is displayed with permission of the property owner as otherwise hereinafter provided.
Political signs and advertisements shall comply with size and placement as set forth in Town Code § 199-29D, E [except Subsection E(8), (10) and (11)], G and K.
Temporary political signs shall not be displayed for more than two calendar months before a caucus, primary election, special or general election and shall be removed within 10 days after the caucus, primary, special or general election has been held.
Any such sign intended to be displayed indefinitely must meet the requirements of Town Code § 199-29.
Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to prevent the display of political advertisements in windows and storefronts of the businesses located within the Town of Mamakating.
Notwithstanding the Schedule of Sign Regulations, Town Code § 199-29C(16) and Town Code § 199-29D(3), the total number of permitted signs in a WRA, BR, NR or MRA Zoning District is two, and the signs may be freestanding.
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, General Penalty.