- Bona fide candidates, campaign workers and political committees campaigning on behalf of candidates or on ballot issues are allowed to go door-to-door and are exempt from a transient merchant license.
- Persons going door-to-door must be clearly identifiable for which candidate or issue they represent.
- Prior to campaigning persons going door-to-door shall notify the police chief at least 48 hours before beginning said activity within the city.
- Persons shall not trespass and must adhere to signs which state “No Trespassing”, “No Peddlers”, “No Soliciting” or the like.
- Persons may not remain on private property after being requested to leave by the owner or occupant.
Political signs fall under the new category: Temporary
In the ROW:
- Allowed between the property line and the back of the nearest curb or edge of the pavement.
- Signs may not be placed on traffic islands, sidewalks, driveways or other paved areas designed for pedestrian or vehicular use.
- Approval of the abutting owner is required.
- Signs must be on stakes that can be manually pushed or hammered into the ground.
- Maximum area four square feet.
- Maximum height three feet.
Residential, Private Property:
- One window sign – maximum area four square feet.
- One freestanding sign per 100 feet of frontage – maximum area six square feet.
- One surface mounted sign (flatly affixed to wall or fence) – maximum area two square feet.
Commercial/Non-residential, Private Property:
- Window sign(s) – maximum area four square feet or 10% of window area, whichever is greater.
- One freestanding sign per 100 feet of frontage – maximum area eight square feet; maximum height four feet.
- One surface mounted sign (flatly affixed to wall or fence) – maximum thirty-two square feet.
- Temporarily signs are limited to 180 days.
- Dilapidated or nuisance signs shall be removed.
The full code can be found at FMC 22.26, select Temporary Signs