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Regulations for Election Posters and Advertising

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources reminds the public that pursuant to the Virgin Islands Historic Preservation Commission no political signs or advertising of any type are allowed within the historic districts. These are the rules for Historic District St. Thomas
St. Thomas Boundaries
Beginning at the projection of the southern line of 40D Bjerge Gade to Veterans Drive, thence east to Bjerge Gade, thence in a northerly direction to the rear lot lines on the north side of Norre Gade, thence westerly along the ear lot lines to the intersection of Kanal Gade, thence north to Kongens Gade thence west to Hospital Gade, thence north to the rear lot lines on the north side of Kongens Gade, thence westerly to Commandant Gade, thence south to Wimmelskaft Gade, thence west along Wimmelskaft Gade to Nos. 2 and 3 Wimmelskafi: Gade, thence north to No. 3 Crystal Gade, thence west to No. 4A Crystal Gade, thence north to Crystal Gade, thence west to NYE GADE, thence south to the rear lot lines on the north side of Wimmelskaft Gade, thence westerly along the north rear lot lines of Wimmelskaft Gade, and Torve Strode to the intersection of Regjerings Gade and Kanal Gade, thence south to Prindsesse Gade, thence west along Prindsesse Gade to the western lot line of 10B Kronprindsens Gade, thence south to the rear lot lines on the north side of Kronprindsens Gade, thence west to General Gade, thence north to Prindsesse Gade, thence west along the south side of Prindsesse Gade to the steps on the western side of S.S. Peter and Paul Church, thence south to Kronprindsens Gade, thence west to Nye Tvaer Gade, thence south to the waterfront on Veterans Drive, thence easterly along the shoreline to the point of beginning.
Building permits in Historic and Architectural Control Districts and Registry
Chapter 29 Title 17 Section 285

Until plans, therefore, are submitted to and acted upon by the Virgin Islands Historic Preservation Commission, no building or structure, including stone walls, fences, paving and steps, may be erected, reconstructed, altered, restored, moved, or demolished within any Historic and Architectural Control District or affecting any building, sites or place listed in the Registry; and no sign, light, fence, wall, or other appurtenant fixture may be erected or displayed on any lot or on the exterior of any building or structure located within said Control District or listed in the Registry; and no building or other permit may be granted for any such purpose within the said Control District or pertaining to any building, site, or place listed in the Registry.

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