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Your Ad Here: Outdoor Signage Leasing and Regulation

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Produced on May 15, 2015

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Course Information

Time 93 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

Tarter Krinsky partner Patrick J. Kilduff discusses the key considerations surrounding outdoor advertising regulation and leasing. Specifically, Patrick helps practitioners to answer two main questions:

  • How do I determine if certain types of outdoor advertising displays can be maintained at a particular location? 
  • Knowing advertising can be displayed at a particular location, how do I make it happen?


Learning Objectives:


I. Grasp outdoor advertising regulation considerations including:

  • Proximity to interstate or local highways 
  • Signage in urban and rural areas 
  • Zoning district designations 
  • Size, height, surface area, illumination, projection limitations 
  • Landmark/Historic District considerations 
  • Types of signs 
  • Non-Conforming use status of existing signs 
  • Permit process 
  • Code enforcement issues

II. Understand outdoor leasing considerations including:

  • Relationship between outdoor advertising company and property owner/net lessee/entity in control of advertising space 
  • Key provisions of the outdoor advertising lease


Credit Information

This course is pre-approved for CLE credit in the following states. If your state is not listed, contact support for more information on how to receive credit


Patrick J. Kilduff

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP

Patrick J. Kilduff represents national and international media companies, as well as commercial property owners, developers, investment bankers and hedge funds regarding outdoor and out-of-home advertising opportunities. He has litigated constitutional challenges to municipal sign ordinances and claims arising from the commercial speech and takings doctrines, as well as a wide variety of contract, commercial and real property claims.


With his extensive experience in New York City Administrative Code enforcement proceedings, Pat represents diverse clients including hospitals, restaurants, cabarets and property management companies in matters concerning violations of the New York City Zoning Resolution, Building Code, Fire Code and the New York State Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.


Pat has successfully navigated restaurant clients in New York City through the letter grade inspection system, including defense of enforcement proceedings before the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Health Tribunal. Recently, he represented a well-known midtown Manhattan restaurant and succeeded in having the restaurant reopened one day after it had been ordered closed due to Administrative Code violations.


Prior to joining Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, Pat was a Partner at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP.


John H.

Mr. Kilduff's presentation was articulate, clear, concise, detailed, and thorough. Very well done. Thank you.

Dax R.

Very informative

Edward S.

An excellent course that can provide an overview of a subject matter many practitioners have limited experience with.

Angelique P.

Most informative program with excellent written materials.

Steven B.

good course

Whitney A.

The federal highway act that applies was insteresting

amy l.

Thank you!

Alex K.

Interesting material on ads.

William B.

Helpful overview of complex area of practice

Marlon S.

New to me- so worth it and relevant

Veronica B.

Subject was covered well...

Robert V.

Very interesting

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