City of Helena seeks comment on rewrite of sign ordinance

The city of Helena is seeking public comment on a rewrite of its sign ordinance, 8 a.m. to noon and 1-6 p.m. Tuesday in room 401.

The City-County Building in downtown Helena

THOM BRIDGE, Independent Record

It will be followed at 6 p.m. by a workshop with the zoning commission in room 426 (seating may be limited) and hosted on Zoom. Details, including the latest draft of the proposal and a comment submission form, are available on

The info session is intended to give people a place to ask questions and discuss the proposal with city staff. Public comment can be given online, email, or mail at any time. Any upcoming full zoning commission or commission meetings are also a place where public comment can be given. 

The city is proposing a rewrite of its sign code to make it conform with recent legal rulings (most specifically: Reed v Town of Gilbert & City of Austin v. Reagan National Advertising). This offers an opportunity for the public to share opinions on all aspects of sign regulation ensuring the city’s regulations meet

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