Best Practices for Regulating Signs - II

APA Arizona Chapter


Thursday, November 5, 2015
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. MST

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Take-Away: Attendees will learn best practices for regulating





signs, and temporary signs in particular, and will learn about


the legal, administration and enforcement challenges posed by


sign codes.




Description: The purpose of this session is to identify and





discuss the key issues and considerations communities have


to deal with when regulating signs, and especially, temporary


signs. The City of Flagstaff’s recently adopted sign standards


will be featured as a local case study, to showcase the


challenges of updating a sign code. A portion of this session


will include a discussion and analysis of how the Supreme


Court’s decision in Reed vs. Town of Gilbert will affect sign


regulations. The session will address the complex legal,


administrative, and enforcement issues related to signs and


will include a discussion on best practices to consider when


regulating temporary signage.




Moderator: James Carpentier, AICP, International Sign







Presenters: Alan Weinstein, J.D., M.C.P., Professor of Law and






Urban Studies, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Maxine


Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs; Wendy Moeller, AICP,


Principal, Compass Point Planning; Roger E. Eastman, AICP,


Comprehensive Planning and Code Administrator, City of Flagstaff



James Carpentier, AICP

James Carpentier is currently the Director State and local Government Affairs with the International Sign Association. In this capacity he works with and educates local officials and planners in the creation of beneficial and effective sign codes. Prior to that he was the principal of Carpentier Consulting LLC where he ... Read More