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NAHBA invites you to join the growing number of states who share an interest in the regulation of outdoor advertising and junkyards across America.
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Federal & State Regulations
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The first attempt by the federal government to control outdoor advertising was enacted in the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1958, which established a voluntary bonus program for states to control outdoor advertising adjacent to Interstate highways.

On October 22, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Highway Beautification Act of 1965, which mandated state compliance and increased the scope of controlling signs to include the primary system as well as the interstate system. Failure of states to provide effective control could result in a substantial penalty of ten percent of the state's annual federal-aid highway apportionment.

Click here for more information on the history and overview of the Federal Outdoor Advertising Control Program.


Code of Federal Regulations

State Regulations

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