You’re invited to a Community Forum on Billboards On April 28th!
City Council wants to know whether you would like the City to consider permitting “digital billboards”—similar to regular billboards, except that digital billboards change messages frequently. While the City does have laws governing the use of regular billboards, it has not allowed the installation of digital billboards to date.
To clarify, this relates to digital billboards not signs on private property—you may see digital signs on a business’s own property, which are regulated differently than billboards located away from the business or organization using the billboard.
For more information: http://www.austintexas.gov/billboards
The City will host a public forum on this topic on Thursday, April 28th, beginning at 6pm at Austin City Hall. At the event, you’ll have the chance to share your opinions about billboards and digital billboards, while also getting background from City staff, digital billboard advocates, and those opposed to digital billboards.
Please use this form to sign up for the event.
If you cannot attend the community discussion, please let City staff know your concerns about allowing digital billboards in Austin. Comments may be mailed, faxed or emailed to the City staff.
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Comments may be mailed:
Christopher Johnson, DAC Manager
City of Austin
PO Box 1088
Austin TX 78767
Comments may be Faxed:
512-974-2934 Attn: Christopher Johnson