Putting Up a Yard Sign? Know the Rules!

Many Huxley residents like to announce a yard sale, support a candidate, or cheer on the home team with a temporary yard sign.  There are rules that address the placement of these signs.  When locating the right spot for your yard sign, please keep in mind:

  • Signs should be placed behind the property line and are prohibited in the public right-of-way, which is the area located between the curb and the back of the sidewalk.  For properties without sidewalks, the right-of-way width varies, but is usually the first 14.5 feet behind the curb in residential neighborhoods.
  • Signs can not be placed on public property such as medians, near intersections, in parks or on utility poles.
  • Signs should never block the view of oncoming traffic or create a hazard.  Signs that affect visibility are subject to removal.

The city’s sign ordinance is included in Huxley’s Code of Ordinances, Chapter 165.32.  Code of Ordinances is located on website.  For questions, call City Hall at 515.597.2561.