Chicago’s Sign Code – No Friend of Small Business


The Small Business Advocacy Council is committed to advancing smart sign code reform in the city of Chicago. Current regulations are expansive, complicated and can result in costly fines. Small business owners want to comply with the law, but navigating the rules require valuable time and resources that should be spent on serving customers.

SBAC CEO, Elliot Richardson, recently teamed up with The University of Chicago Law School IJ-Clinic to pen an Op-Ed in Crain’s Chicago Business. The piece outlines the challenges small business owners face with the city sign code and what changes are needed going forward. Read the full article by clicking here.