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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will conduct a Public Hearing in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room in the Chesapeake Building, 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown, Maryland on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, beginning at 6:30 pm for the purpose of receiving public comment on a proposed Ordinance that would amend Chapter 286, Title – Signs of the Code of St. Mary’s County, Maryland, establishing land use regulations regarding signs.

The proposed Ordinance would state no sign with an electronic display may be located within two hundred and fifty (250) linear feet of a residential property if any portion of the electronic display is visible from that residential property.

A draft of the proposed Ordinance is available for review at the St. Mary’s County Department of Land Use and Growth Management, 23150 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown, Maryland until 4:00 p.m. the day before the hearing.

The Commissioners invite public comments and participation. Comments on the proposed Ordinance may be sent to the St. Mary’s County Department of Land Use and Growth Management, 23150 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 prior to the hearing. The public record will close Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

Note that as a result of the evidence and comments made at the public hearing, amendments may be made to the proposed Ordinance.

Questions regarding this proposed Ordinance may be addressed to William Hunt, St. Mary’s County Department of Land and Growth Management, 23150 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 or 301-475-4200 x *1508 or bill.hunt@stmarysmd.com.

COMMISSIONERS OF ST. MARY’S COUNTY
By: William B. Hunt, AICP, Director
St. Mary’s County Department of Land and Growth Management

Any reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities should be requested by contacting the St. Mary’s County Public Information Officer at (301) 475-4200, *1342.