Election Sign Ordinances

Important Information: Each jurisdiction is responsible for their local sign ordinances. This list is a general guide. You must contact the local jurisdiction for further information, any updates or changes.

JurisdictionNo. Days Display Prior to ElectionSize RequirementNo. Days Removal after ElectionComments
Cities
Frankenmuth City 30 6 sq feet per sign 7 No more than two signs per premises
Saginaw City None Maximum of 32 sq feet 7  
Zilwaukee City None Maximum of 32 sq feet 14 Signs only allowed on private property
Villages
Birch Run Village 30 Maximum of 32 sq ft 4 On private property only, and not on right-of-way
Chesaning Village None Maximum of 32 sq feet 10  
Merrill Village 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 4  
Oakley Village 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 4 Private property
St Charles Village 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 4  
Townships
Albee Twp None None None Historically - no more than 30 days
Birch Run Twp 30 None 15  
Blumfield Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 7  
Brady Twp 30 None 5  
Brant Twp None Maximum of 32 sq feet 14  
Bridgeport Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 4  
Buena Vista Twp None Maximum of 32 sq feet 4  
Carrollton Twp None Maximum of 32 sq feet 5 Shall be confined within private property
Chapin Twp None None None  
Chesaning Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 4  
Frankenmuth Twp None Maximum of 32 sq feet 14 Private property only, and not on right-of-way
Fremont Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 7  
James Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 14  
Jonesfield Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 4  
Kochville Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 4  
Lakefield Twp None None None  
Maple Grove Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 7  
Marion Twp None None None  
Richland Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 7  
Saginaw Twp 30

Maximum of 16 sq feet. Signs are not allowed on vacant lots.

1 sign per lot per candidate with property owner permission and not placed closer than 10 feet from the road.

10 Sign Ordinance Chapter 48
Spaulding Twp None None None No Sign Ordinance, but ask that candidates not place signs more than 30 days before and remove within 7 days following election.
St Charles Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 4  
Swan Creek Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet 7  
Taymouth Twp None Maximum of 32 sq feet 10 No closer than 15' to right-of-way. No limit on number of signs per yard.
Thomas Twp 30 Maximum of 32 sq feet; 12 sq feet need temp permit 5 Signs must be confined to private property.
Tittabawassee Twp 30 6-32 sq feet - need permit 4 Less than 6 sq feet-no permit; should not be in road right-of-way and should be on property owners parcel and secure permission
Zilwaukee Twp None None None