State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > West-virginia > 17 > 17-22-3

§17-22-3. Certain outdoor advertising prohibited; when removal required.
Except as provided in this article, no outdoor advertising sign, display, or device shall be erected or maintained within six hundred and sixty feet of the nearest edge of and visible as to informative content from the right-of-way of any road within the state road system designated and classified for purposes of allocation of federal highway funds as part of the federal-aid interstate or primary systems: Provided, however, That no outdoor advertising sign, display or device lawfully in existence adjacent to the federal-aid interstate or primary systems on September first, one thousand nine hundred sixty-five, which does not conform to the requirements of this article, shall be required to be removed until July first, one thousand nine hundred seventy: Provided further, That no other sign, display, or device lawfully erected which does not conform to the requirements of this article shall be required to be removed until the end of the fifth year after such sign, display or devices becomes nonconforming.