2013 Maryland Code
§ 8-744 - Regulation of on premise outdoor signs

MD Transp Code § 8-744 (2013) What's This?


(a) On premise outdoor signs are permitted along expressways in accordance with the local zoning laws or ordinances that are in effect in the political subdivision through which the expressway passes, if these local zoning laws or ordinances embrace and regulate outdoor advertising.

(b) For any area in which local zoning laws or ordinances are not in effect or for which the local zoning laws or ordinances do not embrace outdoor advertising:

(1) The Administration may adopt rules and regulations governing on premise signs along expressways; and

(2) If local zoning laws or ordinances embracing outdoor advertising later are adopted, the local zoning prevails.

(c) (1) A person may not erect or maintain any on premise outdoor sign along or near any expressway unless the person has a permit issued by the Administration for that sign.

(2) There is no fee or bond requirement for a permit issued under this subsection.

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