Electronic Billboard Ordinance and Sign Permit


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Gilroy
Document Title
Electronic Billboard Ordinance and Sign Permit
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
General Services Commercial / Commercial Industrial
Document Description
The proposed project requests approval to construct and operate a 75-foot tall electronic billboard with a 672 square foot display area, within the Gilroy city limits. The project requires amendment of Section 30.37.30 (Prohibited Signs), Section 30.37.50 (Commercial and Industrial Districts), and Section 30.37.51 (Freeway Oriented Signs) of the Gilroy Municipal Code to allow such signage which is currently prohibited. The project also includes a new Zoning Code Ordinance (Article LV, Electronic Billboards) which would permit a maximum of two electronic billboards within the City on property with a General Plan designation of General Services Commercial or City Gateway District, located within 660 feet of U.S. Highway 101 (US-101).

Contact Information

Cindy McCormick
Agency Name
City of Gilroy
Job Title
Customer Service Manager / Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Automall Parkway / 10th Street
Parcel #
841 15 069
State Highways
highway 101

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Office of Historic Preservation
Development Types
Other (Electronic Billboard)
Local Actions
Zoning Amendment and Sign Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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