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Cottage Grove ordinance updates aim to declutter signs in city

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New business growth in Cottage Grove in the last year has prompted the city’s code enforcement department to re-evaluate existing sign regulations on both commercial and public properties.


The idea, City Engineer Jennifer Levitt said, is to create a more uniform set of standards as the influx of new businesses in the city continues to grow. A recent tour of the city turned up several prohibited signs, including many that aren’t addressed at all in the city’s code.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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