MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP - The Meridian Township board decided to deny the proposal to amend the sign ordinance to allow churches and other religious institutions to use electronic signs.
There was some concern over churches and religious institutions in residential areas. Although there have been special use permits given to businesses in the commercial district to allow the use of an electronic sign, using these signs in a residential area is of a different matter.
ORIGINAL STORY: MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP - The Presbyterian Church of Okemos's request for an amendment to the sign ordinance to allow churches and other religious groups to use electronic signs was up for discussion at the township board meeting. More on Meridian Magazine!