MT Zoning Ordinance 2014 – chapter 18 (sign regulations) – per the definition, an issue sign is a sign that directs attention to an opinion of a public or private nature, such as, but not limited to, a community, social, religious, political, or ballot issue. In a residential zoning district, a six (6) square foot sign is permitted with no less than a ten (10) foot setback from the street right-of-way and a height of six (6) feet. One (1) sign per street frontage and up to two (2) per lot is permitted (i.e. corner lot). In an institutional, business or industrial zoning district, signs are permitted with a maximum square footage of 32 feet, and a maximum height of ten (10) feet with a setback of ten (10) feet from the street right-of-way. One (1) sign per street frontage and up to two (2) per lot is permitted (i.e. corner lot). Per Table 2, section 1804 (8) – no sign shall be located within a street right-of-way, except a government sign, a public utility sign, a sidewalk sign, a non-profit organization sign, or another sign approved by the governing body or the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Signs located within the street right-of-way(s) may be removed by the Township.
Contact the Planning and Zoning Department with any other sign related questions.