Fairfield to remove commercial signs from public, local roads due to safety hazards

If signs are found within 5 to 10

If signs are found within 5 to 10 feet of a public road or right-of-way, the city says it will remove them. (July 3, 2014 5:40 PM)

Officials in Fairfield say they are removing cardboard and plastic signs that don't belong on local roads and can actually cause problems.

Planning and Zoning Director Joseph Devonshuk says posting commercial signs is illegal in many areas. Officials say something so innocent could become a hazard, like signs covering fire hydrants or blocking intersections.

If signs are found within...

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