Mesquite launches campaign to combat illegal bandit signs
This week, the City of Mesquite announced a new program to help eliminate the placement of illegal bandit signs in the community, and is asking the public to help remove them. Small advertisement signs placed in public rights-of-way and on utility or traffic control poles are considered bandit signs. It is illegal to place a bandit sign in public rights-of-way, which is the area of street, median and sidewalk between utility poles. However, with the permission of the property owner, it is legal to place a sign on private property. This includes a private residence, a business, a school or a park. For more information, visit www.cityofmesquite.com/BanditSigns, use the Bandit Signs icon on the City’s mobile app or call Environmental Code at 972-216-6276.