Off-premise electronic billboards are still prohibited in Jackson County, but that could change if the notion of making them legal gains more traction and board agreement is reached about the distance that must lie between such signs and residential areas.

Jackson County Commissioners had directed planning staffers to bring the matter to the planning commission for a re-evaluation of the issue. Last week, county commissioners considered adding an ordinance amendment crafted as a result of that directive, a proposal allowing and regulating such signs…”

–Deborah Buckhalter , Jackson County Floridian