Philly Suburb's Billboard Ban Affirmed By 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 3:47 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Monday upheld a Philadelphia suburb's billboard ban, ruling that Mount Laurel Township, N.J.'s ordinance did not overreach its interests in maintaining traffic safety and aesthetics under a Supreme Court standard that gives municipalities broad leverage in regulating billboards.

Interstate Outdoor Advertising LP told the appellate court that its bid to place billboards along an industrial stretch of I-295 negated Mount Laurel's aesthetics claim and argued that a lower court erred in tossing the suit before a jury could examine both sides' expert...
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