Yukon board to consider 40-foot sign request

Variance sought for new Country Equipment dealership

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By Conrad Dudderar
Staff Writer

A request to allow a 40-foot outdoor sign for a new Yukon equipment sales business off Interstate 40 will be considered next Monday night.

The Yukon Board of Adjustments will convene at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 inside the council chambers of the Centennial Building, 12 S 5th.

Members will hear an application from Jarrid Wright, of Metro Signs on behalf of Country Equipment, for a variance to the Yukon city code that limits the height of a building or structure to 35 feet in “any zoning district.”

Construction is underway on Yukon’s new Country Equipment, 2001 W Vandament, just east of the recently opened I-40/Frisco Road interchange.

The applicant is seeking this variance for a proposed 40-foot Kubota pylon sign “on the south side of the Country Equipment building so it will be seen from the highway,” according to a Nov. 5th letter to the Board of Adjustments signed by Tyson Bliss.

Only the Yukon Board of Adjustments can grant a height variance.

Members are Chairman Joe Horn, Vice Chairman Sherry Huston, Buddy Carpenter, Mike McKee, and Rhonda Dennis.

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THE FOURTH DEALERSHIP

This new Yukon business will be Country Equipment’s fourth dealership.

Country Equipment sells Kubota tractors, Polaris ATVs and several lines of zero-turn riding lawn mowers. The company also rents tractors, skid steers, excavators, and more.

The company’s Yukon dealership is being built on a four-acre site north of Vandament and east of Frisco Road.

The front of the property will have a building and parking and the back will contain a detention pond and drainage area.

Yukon’s Country Equipment will have two separate driveways off Vandament.

Country Equipment’s other dealerships are at 3 N Morgan Road in Tuttle, 8901 S I-35 Service Road in Oklahoma City and 240 E State Highway 152 in Mustang.

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