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Sign regulations for Worthington

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Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

WORTHINGTON -- The city of Worthington reminds residents of its ordinance regarding prohibited signs.

The city ordinance states:


- No sign shall be attached to trees or utility poles

- No sign shall be placed in a public right-of-way, and no sign shall overhang the public right-of-way except in the B-2 zoning district.

- No sign shall be installed which by reason of petition, movement, shape, illumination or color would constitute a traffic hazard by obstructing a driver's vision or by interfering, confusing or misleading traffic.

- All other signs not expressly permitted by this chapter are prohibited.

The ordinance also notes that in cases where a sign has more than one surface falling under the definition of a sign, each individual surface shall be considered to be a sign. Additionally, in the event of a garage sale, it is the responsibility of the person hosting the sale to remove all signage.