Skokie Review: New commission studies Skokie sign code

Skokie Sign Ordinance
Electronic signs with regularly changing messages are allowed on public but not on commercial properties. This is only one component of the current sign code the new Economic Development Commission will study. | Mike Isaacs/Sun-Times Media

Economic Development Commission Chairman Scott "Shalom" Klein said the new group will tackle the subject appropriately.

“There never will be a one-size-fits-all,” he said. “There never will be the perfect recipe.”

Klein said it’s clear that Old Orchard should have a different standard than some businesses on smaller sites.

“At the same time, the goal of this process is to talk and to listen,” he said. “I think we did a good job of listening. This was a good conversation.”

The Economic Development Commission will continue the conversation at its early morning meetings Sept. 30 and Nov. 25 at Village Hall.

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