With the August primary just around the corner and the November general election on the horizon, please remember the below guidance regarding political campaign signs during the election season.
- Campaign signs should not interfere with regulatory signs and traffic control devices.
- Signs cannot be placed in the Clear Vision Triangle, which extends 30 feet in each direction from the intersection corners.
- Those seeking election must get permission from private property owners prior to the placement of signs.
- Failure to obtain permission may result in removal of the sign.
- Signs are prohibited on property owned by the city, county, federal government and school districts.
- Signs placed within city right-of-way should not be placed within five feet of the edge of the roadway pavement or curb.
- The City of Arden Hills is not responsible for damage to signs placed in the right-of-way.
- Signs placed in Ramsey County or State of Minnesota right-of-way are subject to Ramsey County and State of Minnesota consent and regulations.
- Do not attach signs to public utility poles, trees, street signs, stoplights, or fences.
- If the city receives a complaint or finds a violation on city property or the right-of-way, the sign will be removed and stored at Arden Hills City Hall.
- Candidates have 10 days following an election to remove signs, per state statute.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact city staff at 651-792-7800.