By: Diane Benjamin
See the original story – it was a guest editorial: https://blnnews.com/2019/05/16/guest-editorial-normal-needs-to-explain/
It turns out the writer was correct – those “Welcoming Signs” violate the Town code.
WGLT has a story quoting Chris Koos claiming the City code needs changed: https://www.wglt.org/post/koos-neighbor-signs-may-violate-town-code-0
It gets better!
The story links a unanimous (!) Supreme Court case about signs. Excerpts from that article: https://www.npr.org/2015/06/18/415537224/justices-give-officials-more-say-on-cars-plates-less-on-roadside-signs
If Normal wants this sign made legal in their City code, then ALL signs must be made legal:
Banning a sign like this one would violate the law:
Normal needs to decide if no signs should be allowed or all signs.