Billboards News Street Scene

Conroe Declares Billboard-free ETJ

North Houston Association, Scenic Houston and City of Conroe Cooperation

On March 11, 2015, the City of Conroe passed an amendment to its sign ordinance to extend Conroe’s prohibition on new billboards to include its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).  Conroe took this action in light of Grand Parkway construction.  The North Houston Association and Scenic Houston had consulted with the City of Conroe regarding its ability to protect the northern Grand Parkway segments from billboard proliferation.  Houston, Tomball, Baytown, Friendswood, League City and the Woodlands Township—other cities along the Grand Parkway alignment— already prohibit new billboard permits within their cities and ETJ.  Conroe assistant director for Community Development Nancy Mikeska said, “The GP is going to be a billboard-free parkway, a scenic type parkway.”

Read more here: