City reminds residents of sign restrictions


By LPR Staff

Prompted by several complaints about political signs in recent weeks, Lockhart City Manager Vance Rodgers recently released a memorandum reminding residents about the current rules regarding political signs in Lockhart. These rules, Rodgers said, will continue to be enforced throughout “election season.”

1. Signs ca

nnot be placed on private property without the permission of the property owner.

2. Signs must be 36 square feet or less, each.

3. The number of signs placed on private property is not restricted.

4. Signs cannot be taller than eight feet.

5. Signs cannot be illuminated.

6. Signs cannot have any moving elements.

7. Signs cannot be placed in city or state rights of way.

8. Signs should not block the traffic sight safety triangle at intersections.

Unless otherwise noted, the restrictions and requirements apply to all signs with a political message within the city limits of the City of Lockhart.

Questions about these rules should be directed to the Planning Department or Code Enforcement Department at (512) 398-3461 during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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