Rules for political signs in Myrtle Beach

Rules for political signs in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The City of Myrtle Beach is allowing political signs beginning Saturday, September 19. Specific guidelines are set which include a certain length and height on private property.

The city announced the city's zoning code specifies that temporary political signs are allowed 45 days before an election and must be removed within five days after the election. This year's City Council election is November 3, so the 45-day window will begin Saturday, September 19.

Temporary political signs of up to four square feet and no more than four feet in height are allowed on private property. However, such signs are prohibited on public property, rights-of-way and utility poles. They also may not block any driver's vision clearances at intersections.

Illegally placed signs on public property and rights-of-way will be removed by city staff.

For more information, visit The City of Myrtle Beach.

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