Arapahoe County Adopts Ban on New Billboards

Good news from Scenic Colorado: On January 5, Arapahoe County Commissioners unanimously adopted an amended sign code that prohibits any new billboards and conversion of static to electronic billboards.   Arapahoe County serves a substantial portion of the southeast Denver metropolitan area.  While the incorporated areas of the county generally prohibit billboards already, the newly passed…

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Long-standing Billboard Comes Down in St. Johns County, Florida

Byway leaders are always on the lookout for changes to their communities, and members of the Friends of A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway are no different. With the removal of 10 billboards in Flagler County in the early 2000s, members of the 72-mile National Scenic Byway organization were thrilled to learn of the removal…

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What’s the Deal with the Billboard Tax?

In the midst of a budget shortfall, Pittsburgh is missing out on collecting tens of millions in tax revenue. Back on November 27, 2012, the Pittsburgh City Council passed a 10% levy on revenue generated by billboards within city limits. Learn more about Billboard Companies’ Fair Share The tax was supposed to net the city between…

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