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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on September 18, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Louisiana, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Resources or Louisiana Economic Development's Resources for Impacted Businesses.

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Description of Program and Relief

Sign Ordinance Suspension

Description of Program and Relief

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the mayor-president issued an executive order temporarily suspending Baton Rouge’s sign ordinance for 120 days. This allows Baton Rouge businesses to advertise adjustments to their services on signs in the public right-of-way.

Government or Lead Agency

City of Baton Rouge

Dates Available

March 21, 2020 through July 19, 2020

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Signs must be placed directly in front of the place of the business and must be removed by July 19, 2020.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


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