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Ruling Bel Air's Main Street sidewalks
Ruling Bel Air's Main Street sidewalks

Walk along either side of Main Street in downtown Bel Air on a sunny summer afternoon, and you'll see walkers and bicycle riders making their way past planters, benches, sandwich board signs, flags, banners and outdoor cafe tables and chairs placed on the sidewalks. It's an array of decor that helps promote the downtown businesses and allows visitors to the Harford County seat's main drag to relax and take in the activity, but it's also decor that must conform to a variety of Town of Bel Air regulations, depending on the item, to ensure pedestrians and drivers are not affected. Main Street is part of Route 924, a state-maintained highway, and the sidewalks are part of...