Cincinnati dept. of utilities cracking down on illegal signs - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Cincinnati cracking down on illegal signs

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The City of Cincinnati is cracking down on illegally placed signs.

According to City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the idea was brought up by the director of the Department of Public Utilities. He explained that illegally placed signs were contributing to a blighted look in city neighborhoods.

The department of public utilities has spent the last month looking for signs that are posted to poles and staked illegally on roadways as part of their normal work day.

According to councilman Seelbach, signs can't be placed on poles and medians without a permit.

Seelbach tweeted that the city has collected 848 signs in the last 10 days.

The signs will be recycled or thrown away, depending on the material.

The city hopes that removing the signs will discourage the illegal posters from wasting their money to put them up again.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • US prosecutors cancel Stormy Daniels meeting in Cohen probe

    US prosecutors cancel Stormy Daniels meeting in Cohen probe

    Sunday, June 24 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-06-25 01:15:00 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-06-25 17:56:12 GMT
    Monday's interview with prosecutors from the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan is in preparation for a possible grand jury appearance as they work to assemble a case against Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the person said. (Source: CNN)Monday's interview with prosecutors from the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan is in preparation for a possible grand jury appearance as they work to assemble a case against Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the person said. (Source: CNN)

    Porn actress Stormy Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney.

    Full Story >

    Porn actress Stormy Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney.

    Full Story >
  • Donations, volunteering surge at border asylum-seeker center

    Donations, volunteering surge at border asylum-seeker center

    Monday, June 25 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-06-25 04:25:33 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-06-25 17:55:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes). In this photograph taken June 24, 2018, a Catholic Charities of Rio Grande Valley staffer and volunteers unload boxes of donations on to a cart at a storage facility in McAllen, Texas. A rest center for asylum-seekers in the T...(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes). In this photograph taken June 24, 2018, a Catholic Charities of Rio Grande Valley staffer and volunteers unload boxes of donations on to a cart at a storage facility in McAllen, Texas. A rest center for asylum-seekers in the T...

    The boxes started arriving as people across the country began to learn about President Donald Trump's policy of separating children from their families.

    Full Story >

    The boxes started arriving as people across the country began to learn about President Donald Trump's policy of separating children from their families.

    Full Story >
  • Pawn Star's Richard 'The Old Man' Harrison dead at 77

    Pawn Star's Richard 'The Old Man' Harrison dead at 77

    Monday, June 25 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-06-25 15:55:26 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-06-25 17:51:36 GMT

    The show, which began in 2009 features interactions between the employees at the Pawn Shop and customers.

    Full Story >

    The show, which began in 2009 features interactions between the employees at the Pawn Shop and customers.

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly