In addition, the mayor may suspend the provisions of any regulatory ordinances if strict compliance with the provisions, orders or rules, would in any way prevent, hinder or delay necessary action in coping with a disaster. Id. at §418.016.
The governor may temporarily suspend or modify for a period of not more than 60 days any public health, safety, zoning or intrastate transportation, or other law or regulation if by proclamation the governor considers the suspension or modification essential to provide temporary housing or emergency shelter for disaster victims. See Tex. Government Code §418.020(c). Additionally, upon declaration of a state of disaster, enforcement of the regulation of on-premise outdoor signs by a city located in a county within or adjacent to a county within a disaster area specified by the declaration is suspended to allow certain insurance carriers or licensed agents to erect temporary claims service signage. See id. at §418.016(b). The signage may be erected for not more than 30 days or until the end of the disaster declaration, whichever is earlier, and must be removed at the end of this time period. Id. A temporary claims service sign shall: (1) be less than forty square feet in size; (2) be less than five feet in height; and (3) not be placed in the right of way. Id. at §418.016(c).