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Council OKs new laws on graffiti, signs

The Shelton City Council on Tuesday approved new ordinances on graffiti and signs.

The council gave preliminary approval at its April 5 meeting. In both cases, the city states it is seeking to make the rules more concise. The new ordinances go into effect Sunday.

Under the vandalism ordinances, the owner of the vandalized property is responsible for the cleanup, but the city will provide paint or the labor for the task.

The ordinance defines graffiti as “any unauthorized inscription, letter, words, numbers, figures, pictures, designs, regardless of conte...


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