'Tis the season for yard signs, and the Perrysburg Township zoning inspector is cautioning residents about where they place those signs.
Political, promotional, and advertising signs that are in the right-of-way area along roads will be removed by the township, zoning inspector Grant Garn said.
"There will be a lot of signs coming down this week," he said.
Mr. Garn said any signs that he has to remove will be placed near the steel waste receptacle outside the township offices on Lime City Road so that people can come collect them if they wish.
Businesses may be notified that their signs have been removed, he added. "Some of those signs have value," he said.
The zoning inspector contacted Cedar Creek Church to advise congregants about the right-of-way issue after several signs for the church popped up recently.
Over the next 30 days, the township will be especially vigilant about political signs campaigning for candidates and ballot issues, Trustee Robert Mack said.
Mr. Garn said people should place signs a minimum of 10 feet back from the roadway, and that ditches, sidewalks, and utility poles were good indicators of where the right-of-way begins.
"It's pretty easy to spot in the township," he said.