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Urban policy -- Oregon -- Portland -- Periodicals, Portland (Or.) -- Politics and government -- Periodicals, Portland (Or.) -- Social conditions -- Periodicals


This study focuses primarily on billboard regulation in Portland. The study addresses other sign regulation issues only as they relate to billboard regulation. The study's objectives are to:

  • provide a brief overview of the history of billboard regulation in Portland;
  • provide examples of billboard regulation in other cities;
  • identify and analyze issues related to billboard regulation;
  • identify and evaluate different regulation approaches and implementation strategies; and
  • make recommendations to the City Council, City Club members, and the public on how the City should regulate billboards in a way that serves the long-term needs and interests of the community and its citizens

Published in City Club of Portland Bulletin Vol. 78, No. 16

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