Bylaw amendment would allow advertising signs on city land along Thompson Drive and highway

thompsoncitizen | August 13, 2019

The first reading of a zoning bylaw amendment that would allow mobile signs to be placed on city land was unanimously supported by Thompson city council at their Aug. 12 meeting. Currently, businesses are only allowed to put mobile signs on their own property for advertising purposes. City manager Anthony McInnis said Monday that the municipal government has been approached by many local business owners, including some members of the Thompson Chamber of Commerce, who say the current zoning bylaw is too restrictive.Director of development services Harkamaljeet Singh Gill recommended in an Aug. 9 memo that council approve a zoning bylaw amendment that would allow businesses to advertise in specific areas designated by the city.

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