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Public Act 91-0774

HB3951 Enrolled                                LRB9111635ACmg

    AN ACT to amend the Highway Advertising  Control  Act  of

    Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section 5.  The Highway Advertising Control Act  of  1971
is amended by changing Section 6.01 as follows:

    (225 ILCS 440/6.01) (from Ch. 121, par. 506.01)
    Sec.  6.01.  Size of signs.  No sign may be erected which
exceeds 1,200 square feet in area, 30 feet in height  and  60
feet  in  length,  including  border  and trim, but excluding
ornamental base  or  apron,  supports  and  other  structural
members.  Except  with  respect to the repair, rebuilding, or
replacement of any sign lawfully erected  before  January  1,
1993, no sign may be erected after the effective date of this
amendatory  Act of 1992 in any county with a population under
2,000,000 that exceeds 800 square  feet  in  area,  excluding
extensions  and  cut-outs;  the  extensions  and cut-outs may
account for no more than an additional 20%  in  sign  surface
area. The maximum size limitation shall apply to each side of
a sign or sign structure. A maximum of 2 signs may be erected
in  a facing, in which event the facing shall be deemed to be
one sign, the size of which may  not  exceed  the  dimensions
listed  in  this  Section.  Signs  may  be double faced or be
placed back to back or V-type or  triangular,  provided  that
the angle between sign faces shall not exceed 90 degrees. The
area  shall  be  measured  by the smallest square, rectangle,
triangle, circle or combination thereof which will  encompass
the entire sign.
(Source: P.A. 87-1205.)

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