Obstruction of the Public Way

Code of  Ordinance 8.20.020.L

It is a violation of City Ordinance to place any objects upon any street, sidewalk, alley, gutter, drain or public ground that would obstruct passage. Examples of prohibited objects include basketball goals and trash cans (except within 24 hours of trash pickup).

Bandit Signs

(UDC Sec. 10.03.020J)

City Ordinance prohibits the placing of any temporary signs in the public way. The public way includes both city streets, county roads, and state highways. The public way averages approximately 25 feet in width from each curb (or the edge of the paved surface), or may be estimated by the placement of utility poles which are typically within the public way.

City ordinance also prohibits the placing of any signs on any utility pole, street or stop sign, or tree.

*Note: Signs for some events may be permitted by the City of Georgetown to be in the right-of-way. For more information on Sign permits and a link to the application, please visit the Signs Permit page.

Garage Sales

(UDC Sec. 10.03.020.D.2)

Garage Sale signs are allowed on the site of a garage sale if they are not larger than four (4) square feet. Off-site signs can not be more than 1,000 feet from the site of the sale.

Signs can not be placed in the public way or placed on utility poles or sign posts.

Related Documents
Unified Development Code :: (multiple .pdf publications)
Sign Permit Application :: 32Kb