Unlike commercial signage, a noncommercial sign (usually political signage) may be posted or displayed from the yard, window, door, balcony, or outside wall of the separate interest. (Civ. Code §4710.)
Type of Materials. Noncommercial signs may be a poster, flag, or banner made of paper, cardboard, cloth, plastic, or fabric, but may not be made of lights, roofing, siding, paving materials, flora, or balloons, or any other similar building, landscaping, or decorative component, or include the painting of architectural surfaces.
Size of Signs. An association may prohibit noncommercial signs and posters that are more than 9 square feet in size and noncommercial flags or banners that are more than 15 square feet in size.
Restricted Material. Although political signage and speech is allowed, the following kinds of signs can be restricted:
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