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SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. – There will be no new off-premise signs coming to Sussex County for at least the next six months.

The Sussex County Council approved a proposed sign moratorium Tuesday morning by a vote of four to one. Councilman Sam Wilson was the only one to vote against it. This follows a recommendation last month by the Planning and Zoning Commission to not approve the moratorium.

Council members have argued that the recent influx of off-premise signs has become a public safety issue. The six-month moratorium could be extended or terminated with a council vote at any time.

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