City's Sign Ordinance Inconsistent With Ruling – Brevard, NC
Last updated 11/18/2020 at 6:28pm
During its regular meeting Monday, the Brevard City Council discussed its sign ordinance as it relates to a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling based on a sign’s content as a reflection of free speech.
The city’s current sign ordinance, Chapter 12 of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), has been in place since the adoption of the UDO in 2006, according to a staff report.
In the 10 years since adoption, Brevard’s sign regulations have seen numerous minor changes through text amendments.
“In June of 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Reed et a...