The Gloucester Planning Commission held a work session Thursday night in the colonial courthouse about whether to allow more temporary signs in the county.
After much discussion, the commission voted 11-1, Buddy Rogers opposed, to pass an interim measure endorsing the general concept of allowing temporary signs for businesses in the county.
However, the commission has not taken a final vote on the specifics of how many temporary signs will be allowed for each business, or how many days per year a business could post such signs.
Part of the discussion centered on allowing temporary signs for business use in the B-1 (Business), B-3 (Office Business) and B-4 (Rural Business) districts. Gloucester Court House is in the B-2 (Village Business) district.
Planning director Anne Ducey-Ortiz said planning staff will bring a revised draft sign ordinance for the commission to review at its next meeting on Jan. 6.
The Gloucester Board of Supervisors will hold its own hearing on the matt...
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