Have you gotten in trouble for Signs

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 4 seasons lawn&land, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
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    I want to get some yard style signs made and put them at the beginning of some residential roads. Maybe a telephone pole, places like that. I was wondering if you have had any issues doing this since its really not legal...
     
  2. buttaluv

    buttaluv LawnSite Senior Member
    from MidWest
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    I would keep them off State and City Right of way, they might come by and get them without you having a permit for them...
     
  3. NNJLandman

    NNJLandman LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Check your local laws. Usually if they are on the side of the road they wont be bothered. Its illegal to post signs on telephone poles or road signs.
     
  4. martyman

    martyman LawnSite Member
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    I spent years working for commercial companies picking up garbage...why do I mention that? well when I see someone putting signs on posts and lawns I think about the fact they are littering and making an eyesore. When I drove down the I-75 to Florida and saw all the giant advertising for Porn shops and Georgia Peanuts I never thought about stopping for Peanuts and Porn...
     
  5. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
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    :confused:
     
  6. hockeypro1411

    hockeypro1411 LawnSite Senior Member
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    you cleaned up obscene billboards for a living? :confused:
     
  7. JosephLawnCare

    JosephLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
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    Usually when I see someone elses sign on the side of the street, I do my best to run it over with the trailer tires!:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
  8. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
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    Think about it......

    You just got off work, your tired, thinking about what to have for diner, about this and that..... Checking out the babe in the other car..........then all of the sudden there's a sgin saying, Bla Bla BLA...... Lawn service.......

    Do you reach for your cell phone and give this guy a call ??????
     
  9. martyman

    martyman LawnSite Member
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    I was just trying to make the point that when you advertise you should do it legally and with some style.
     
  10. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,599

    if you need your lawn mowed then ya, why not...
     

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