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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer. Please note:This is general information and is not legal advice. No specific course of action is proposed herein, and no attorney-client relationship or privilege is formed by speaking to an expert on this site. By continuing, you confirm that you understand and agree to these terms.I am sorry to hear about this situation. If the lease indeed has this clause that all signs must be approved by the landlord then I am afraid there is really no way around it. The clause is binding as part of the lease. I am very sorry. Unless the landlord is willing to withdraw their objection, they have this contractual right to enforce the situation.Please note: If I tell you simply what you wish to hear, this would be unfair to you. I want to be honest with you and sometimes this means providing information that is not optimal. Negative ratings are reserved for experts who are rude or for erroneous information. Please rate me on the quality of my information; do not punish me for my honesty.I hope this helps and clarifies. Gentle Reminder: Use the SEND or REPLY button to keep chatting, or please RATE when finished. You may always ask follow ups at no charge after rating. Kindly rate my answer as one of TOP THREE FACES/STARS and then SUBMIT, as this is how I get credit for my time with you. Rating my answer the bottom two faces/stars or failing to submit the rating does not give me credit and reflects poorly on me, even if my answer is correct. I work very hard to formulate an informative and honest answer for you; please reciprocate my good faith.
What if I have banners inside the store?If the contract talks only about an outdoor banner, the the indoor banner is not subject to the approval clause.Sometimes, in the past, I did not have permit from the City to hang banner outside and it was OK to hang inside.This does not matter. You are dealing with the contract's restrictive clause, and not the city ordinances.And what if I hang GOB banners outside without permission from Landlord? what can the landlord do to take it down ?They can file a suit seeking permission to take it down and ask for legal fees. They can also try to evict you for breach of material lease.Can i paint the window "Going out of Business sale".This depends on the verbiage of the contract. If the contract clause is not too specific, the Court would interpret it based on "common" interpretation. I would play it safe.Can I sue landlord bc they tell me to lie to customers instead of telling the truth?No.If i do not have GOB banner for the sale, i'll never get rid of all the inventoreI am sorry, I understand, but the contract does control.Gentle Reminder: Please, use REPLY or SEND button to keep chatting, or RATE POSITIVELY and SUBMIT your rating when we are finished. You may always ask follow ups at no charge after rating.
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