C. Not-for-Profit Organizations, Civic Organizations, and Other Governmental
Agencies: A not-for-profit organization, civic group, or another governmental
agency, serving Simsbury residents, and promoting an event taking place in
V. Requirements and Application
A. Use of the banners is limited to Authorized Users, as listed above in Section IV of
B. All proposed banners must comply with the terms of this policy.
C. An application for display of banners is available from and shall be made to the
Town of Simsbury Planning Department. Applications shall include the following:
Documentation demonstrating that the organization meets the definition of an
Authorized User as outlined in Section IV of this policy.
Information demonstrating that the banner is promoting an event as defined in
Section I of this policy.
A clear statement of the purpose of the banner and a description of the content,
size, location, and tenure of the proposed banner.
A scaled picture rendition of the content of the proposed banner along with any
Name and contact information of the person responsible for coordinating the
drop-off and pick-up of the banners.
Applications for each calendar year may be submitted starting on January 1
same calendar year.
D. The Town will administer the display and removal of the banners. Only Town of
Simsbury staff will be permitted to put up and take down the banners.
E. All Authorized Users must obtain a certificate of insurance (COI) naming both the
Town of Simsbury and the State of Connecticut as additional insured, with minimum
coverage limits of $1,000,000.
F. At the writing of this policy, Authorized Users should be aware that DOT regulations
allow the sponsor name to be placed on the banner (subordinate to the message), but
no further commercial content/advertising is allowed.