In a case that we reported on back in March, the California Supreme Court denied to review a state appellate court decision upholding Los Angeles’s ban on off-premises billboards. The billboard company that was the plaintiff in the case sought to have the California courts interpret the state’s constitution to prohibit the on-premises/off-premises distinction that is commonly found in municipal sign codes. California’s high court denied certiorari after the billboard company filed a late petition. The denial of the petition means that California cities can continue to rely on off-premises advertising bans to control billboards.

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