As Los Angeles works to rein in billboard blight around the city, the Parks and Recreation Dept. comes out with a surprise request for permission to put up more off-site signage.

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December 7, 2011, 9:00 AM PST

By Tim Halbur


L.A.'s Planning and Land Use Management Committee met yesterday to discuss a new sign ordinance that would put limits on new signage and sign districts. However, the chief administrative officer of the Parks and Recreation Dept. asked for an exception for his department:

James Brasuell reports:

"Many of the public speakers were at City Hall today to speak directly against signage at the city's parks. But the CAO presented a report saying that the Zoo needed signage revenue to deal with ongoing fiscal difficulties."

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