Tag: sign codes

The Church Wanted an LED Sign; the City Didn’t

This success story comes from our sign code team’s files. You probably are all too familiar with the issues that bother some people about LED signs: traffic safety, signs that are too bright and aesthetics. Request denied Recently, the Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Planning Commission took 10 minutes to unanimously deny a church’s request to install ...

3 Permitting Tips from the Experts

Take a look at the three permitting tips from our guest bloggers. Roger Brown and Angela Bailey (right) are sign legislation experts with years of experience helping sign companies educate officials and community members about LED signs. Develop a strategy for the presentation to officials. The potential sign owner should make the appeal, not the ...

Free ISA Resource: Brightness Levels for LED Signs

Are you aware that the International Sign Association (ISA) updated their brochure, Night-Time Brightness Level Recommendations for On-Premise Electronic Message Centers? Download this handy resource. It’s filled with great information to help educate government regulators about LED sign brightness, including: Recommended LED display brightness levels Foot-candles vs. nits Case studies Recommended legislative language Our legislation ...

Chicago Sign Code Victory: Signs Are Important to Business

The International Sign Association (ISA), Illinois Sign Association, and small business advocates joined together in Chicago “to streamline an arduous and lengthy permitting process.” “It is exciting to think that the third largest city in the United States has a better understanding of how signs mean business in its community,” says ISA official David Hickey. ...

Eliminate Uncertainties of Selling. Rely On Our Support.

Some people are risk takers—they don’t mind walking on thin ice. But when it comes to business, most of us are careful and like to avoid variables and the unknown. That’s why we developed support that helps eliminate uncertainties selling LED signs. So, we want to ask you—are you getting the full benefit from our ...

How Is Our New Galaxy® eCCB Code Compliant?

When was the last time you had to deal with a sign code issue? Did you know that Daktronics has a legislation team to help you? The team just put together a handy flier: “Galaxy eCCB Regulatory Information.” It’s a great resource to share with potential Galaxy® eCCB customers and city officials. Sign-code friendly design ...

Sign Code Victory Paves the Way for New LED Sign

“The new sign is wonderful. It definitely has helped business. It gives us a presence on the freeway that we didn’t have before. The community raves about it, too." Jack Carroll, owner, Skagit Hyundai, Burlington, Washington The Challenge Jack Carroll's Skagit Hyundai dealership is located by Interstate 5, the main route between Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, British ...

Increase Your Orders with Our Free Resources

Are you taking full advantage of the following free services and literature? On-Site Demo Talk to your Daktronics rep today to schedule your free demo. An on-site demo can close the sale. Customers grasp a message center’s potential when they see one at their facility. A demo is also a good time to upsell to ...

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Sign Code Help

Are you aware of Daktronics’ Sign Code Legislation department? Email our trained personnel your requests at signagelegislation@daktronics.com Our legislation team has helped sign companies and product users improve restrictive sign codes since 2006. They offer you: Special permitting assistance Appropriate sign code wording Sign demonstrations & presentations Advocacy literature (including traffic studies) Information about Signage Law ...