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Recent Trends in Billboard Law

Obtain a comprehensive overview of the law governing outdoor signs.

Many people who consider erecting outdoor signs do not fully understand the process and the requirements surrounding them. This topic seeks to explain the procedure to erect an outdoor sign and will describe the objector's view in the process. The material also explains regulations and laws surrounding outdoor signs such as the Highway Beautification Act and the First Amendment. It will provide an overview in the regulation of commercial and noncommercial speech and describe some of the different methodologies in applying the regulations throughout different jurisdictions. The topic will also describe the challenges municipalities face with the increase in bill-board signs such as a higher risk in lawsuits.

Runtime: 107 minutes
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Agenda

Roadside Sign Control and Outdoor Advertising (N.J.A.C. 16:41C-1.1 et seq.)

  • Explanation of Where the Regulation Applies
  • Examples of the Amendments to the Regulation

Regulations Governing Billboards and Signs

  • Sign and Billboard Applications
  • Billboard and Sign Applications- the Objector's View
  • Prohibitions and Regulations on Signs and Billboards

Drafting Sign Regulation Ordinances - a Municipal Perspective

  • Regulating Commercial Speech
  • Regulating Noncommercial Speech
  • Drafting Municipal Ordinances

The Challenges Billboards Create for Municipalities

  • Risk of Lawsuit
  • Steps to Take If Billboard Construction Is Inconsistent With Municipality's Land Use Planning Goals

Ancillary Topics Regarding Billboards and Signs

  • Tax Appeals
  • Billboard Leases
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This course was last revised on October 18, 2018.

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  • WA CLE 1.75
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.75 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Katharine A. Coffey

Katharine A. Coffey

Day Pitney LLP

  • Partner in the New Jersey office of Day Pitney LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of commercial and multi-family development and redevelopment, including land use and zoning, rezoning, affordable housing, redevelopment law, financial incentives and real estate transactions
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous redevelopment, landlord-tenant law and other real estate topics
  • Author of several publications on variances, fraud claims on property sales, Permit Extension Act and other real estate topics
  • J.D. degree, Emory University School of Law; B.A. degree, Washington & Lee University, cum laude
  • Member of Morris County Bar Association, Land Use Committee, Co-chair; New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, 2010-Present
  • Can be contacted at (973) 966-8323 or [email protected]
Richard P. Cushing

Richard P. Cushing

Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C.

  • Partner in the law offices of Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C.
  • Practices primarily in the area of government law, personal injury matters and insurance defense
  • Currently is the municipal attorney for six municipalities and is co-municipal attorney in two others
  • A municipal attorney for more than 30 years and has been regularly asked to represent municipalities in suits against them involving police, excessive force, discrimination, prerogative writs, sewer and water matters, discrimination claims, constitutional claims and RLUIPA claims
  • General Counsel for the Statewide Insurance Fund, a joint insurance fund which insures over 80 New Jersey municipalities and other public entities
  • Author of a number of publications relating to municipal law
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Seton Hall University School of Law; B.A. degree, Boston College and Upsala College
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 908-735-5161
Robert F. Simon, Esq.

Robert F. Simon, Esq.

Herold Law, P.A.

  • Co-managing director in the office of Herold Law, P.A., Warren, New Jersey
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of land use regulation before local zoning and planning boards; real estate-related litigation including land use, tenancy, tax appeal, condemnation, foreclosure and title actions; and residential and commercial real estate transactions
  • Qualified as an expert witness in State and Federal Court
  • Former Planning and Zoning Board Chairman
  • Chairman of District XIII Fee Arbitration Committee, New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics
  • J.D. degree, Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law; B.A. degree, The Johns Hopkins University
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Land Use Law Section
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 908-647-1022
Christopher John Stracco

Christopher John Stracco

Day Pitney LLP

  • Partner in the New Jersey office of Day Pitney LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of real estate, property, and general commercial litigation, including zoning, land use and real property-related litigation, mobile telecommunications, ordinance challenges, real property tax appeals, and landlord-tenant litigation and lease disputes
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous property tax issues
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of New Jersey property tax, variances, fraud claims on property sales and other real estate topics
  • J.D. degree, Vanderbilt University Law School; B.A. degree, Purdue University
  • Member of American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Morris County Bar Association, Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, American Trial Lawyers Association, Bar Association of the Third Federal Circuit, Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, The Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  • Can be contacted at (973) 966-8220 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 403545
Published 2018
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