Lake Orion – Public Hearing – 4-23-18 – Sign Regulations Ordinance



Synopsis of

Ordinance Introduced

Proposed Ordinance 14.21

Monday, April 23, 2018 – 7:30 PM

At its Regular Meeting of March 12, 2018 the Lake Orion Village Council accepted for first reading Ordinance No. 14.21 an Ordinance to amend Chapter 155: Sign Regulations.

The effect of this Ordinance, if adopted, is to establish a stronger foundation for sign regulations that protects the character of all of Lake Orion’s zoning districts; revise definitions for content neutrality and clarifications; provide updated general standards for measurement, illumination, construction and maintenance, legibility and design; identify signs that are prohibited in all districts; introduce signage tables to clarify requirements and provide the Zoning Administrator, Village Administration, and general public with a quick tool for referencing standards; outline processes for addressing abandoned, damaged, illegal and unsafe signs; establish criteria for the Board of Zoning Appeals when evaluating sign variance requests; and update nonconforming sign provisions.

The Village Council has scheduled a Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance No. 14.21 for Monday, April 23, 2018 at 7:30 PM in the Village of Lake Orion Council Chambers at 21 E. Church Street, Lake Orion, MI. The purpose of the hearing is to grant interested parties an opportunity to offer comments on the proposed ordinance; written comments will be accepted prior to the date and time of the Public Hearing by the Village Clerk, 21 E. Church St., Lake Orion, MI 48362.

Second reading and adoption of this Ordinance will be considered by the Lake Orion Village Council at its Regular Meeting to be held on Monday, April 23, 2018 following the Public Hearing. The complete text of the Ordinance is on file in the office of the Village Clerk and available for public inspection during regular Village office hours located at 21 E. Church Street, Lake Orion, Michigan, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is available on the Village website at

For additional information, please contact the Village Clerk (693-8391 ext. 102).or

Susan C. Galeczka, CMC CCMC

Village Clerk

Publish: The Lake Orion Review: April 4, 2018

Posted: April 4, 2018


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