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TOWN OF NEW WINDSOR CODE ENFORCEMENT ISSUES REMINDER TO NEW
WINDSOR BUSINESS OWNERS REGARDING TEMPORARY SIGNS

NEW WINDSOR, NY- The Town of New Windsor Code Enforcement Officer Jennifer Gallagher has issued a reminder to the New Windsor commercial and business community that all temporary signs erected outside nonresidential business sites throughout the Town are subject to the provisions of Article VIII of the Town ofNew Windsor Zoning Code. In commercial districts, these signs may not be displayed for more than forty-five ( 45) consecutive days in any consecutive twelve-month (12) period. They are prohibited in residential districts. Signs made of cardboard, paper, canvas or similar impermanent materials are strictly prohibited. Further, business signs that advertise an activity, business, product or service which is no longer conducted or available on the premises are also prohibited. There are exceptions in the code, including temporary signs installed while a business is awaiting the installation of a permanent sign, as well as signs and banners erected to promote a business opening. All signs that do not comply with the Town's code provisions should be immediately removed.

The Code Enforcement Officer's office will issue notices for those signs throughout the Town that are in violation of the code giving business owners the opportunity to remove the signs within thirty (30) days of the notice. If the signs are not removed, the Code Enforcement Officer's office will remove the signs and dispose of them.

Any questions concerning this reminder should be directed to the Town of New Windsor Code Enforcement Office at (845) 563-4618.

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