Town of Cohasset, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Cohasset as Art. X of the 1988 General Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 4-30-2018 ATM by Art. 18]
No person, firm, association, or corporation shall erect, display, or maintain within the limits of the Town a billboard, sign, or other outdoor advertising device, except those authorized by MGL c. 93, §§ 30 and 32, or by additions to or amendments of said sections.
This chapter shall not apply to signs or other devices erected and maintained in conformity with law which advertise or indicate either the person occupying the premises in question or the business transacted thereon, or advertising the property itself or any part thereof as "for sale" or "to let" and which contain no other advertising matter. This chapter shall not apply to billboards, signs, or other advertising devices legally maintained at the time this chapter was originally approved by the Attorney General.
This chapter shall not apply to signs used exclusively for municipal, religious or charitable purposes.
[Amended 4-30-2018 ATM by Art. 18]
Signs are also subject to Article 6, Sign Regulations, of Chapter 300, Zoning.
[Amended 4-30-2018 ATM by Art. 18]
Whoever violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $100 and whoever, after conviction of such violation, unlawfully maintains such billboard, sign or other outdoor advertising device for 20 days thereafter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $300.