SB 21-263

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate May 24, 2021
  • Passed Senate May 21, 2021
  • Passed House May 28, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Jun 30, 2021

Outdoor Advertising Act


The act makes a number of modifications to the "Outdoor Advertising Act", including the following:Removing distinctions in the "Outdoor Advertising Act" based on the information on an advertising device, in order to create a content-neutral test for applying the "Outdoor Advertising Act"; Modifying the regulation by the "Outdoor Advertising Act" of advertising devices with a message center display, so that such devices may not be placed within 1,000 feet of each other on the same side of a highway and facing the same direction of travel; Revising the permitting system under the "Outdoor Advertising Act" to establish a timeline for the issuance of a permit or the rejection of a permit application and to create a process to appeal the denial of a permit application; Allowing a property owner to maintain a potential advertising device on their property without a permit, if the property owner executes an affidavit attesting that the potential advertising device is not an advertising device as defined under the "Outdoor Advertising Act"; Modifying the enforcement provisions in the "Outdoor Advertising Act" to remove the current misdemeanor penalty for violations of the act and to ensure that the Colorado department of transportation has the authority to seek a court order enjoining violations of the "Outdoor Advertising Act"; Removing exceptions from the "Outdoor Advertising Act" that allow the erection of new advertising devices along state highways designated as scenic byways by the transportation commission; and No longer allowing on-premise advertising devices to extend over the existing and future right-of-ways of any state highway.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Bill Sponsors (4)


May 28, 2021

May 21, 2021


Jun 30, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Jun 11, 2021

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor


Signed by the Speaker of the House


Signed by the President of the Senate

May 28, 2021


House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 27, 2021


House Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments

May 26, 2021


House Committee on Transportation & Local Government Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
Transportation & Local Government House Committee of the Whole Transportation Local Government

May 24, 2021


Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Local Government

  • Introduction
Transportation & Local Government Transportation Local Government

May 21, 2021


Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 20, 2021


Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 18, 2021


Senate Committee on Local Government Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
Local Government

May 05, 2021


Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Local Government

  • Introduction
Local Government

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (06/30/2021) PDF
Final Act (06/11/2021) PDF
Rerevised (05/28/2021) PDF
Revised (05/27/2021) PDF
Reengrossed (05/21/2021) PDF
Engrossed (05/20/2021) PDF
Introduced (05/05/2021) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (05/14/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (08/18/2021) PDF


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