Signs of the Past?

July 16, 2004

CHANGES coming: Businesses in the capital, such as thesealong Avenida Central, were supposed to comply with new sizeand height limits on signs this week, in accordance with new cityregulations published earlier this year. The goal of the new rule isto beautify the city by minimizing the visual chaos created by thesigns, according the Municipality of San José. The Chamber ofCommerce, although in agreement with the rule, has asked cityofficials for another month to change the signs without being punished.The city has threatened to shut down businesses that donot comply within five working days of receiving a warning.

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