No sign shall be erected, installed or maintained in any residential zone, except as permitted in this section.
   .010   Identification Signs.  Within multiple-family residential zones, one lighted or unlighted, double-faced identification sign of a maximum of twenty (20) square feet in area, identifying any on-site use(s) permitted in the zone in which the property is located is allowed.  When frontage on more than one street exists, one (1) such sign may be permitted on each additional street frontage.  Such signage may be placed on the building below the roof level or on a monument type sign, not exceeding four (4) feet in height and not closer than seven (7) feet to any public right-of-way.  The maximum number of signs per street frontage may be increased to two (2), provided such signs are incorporated into entry monument walls placed on opposite sides of a main driveway or pedestrian entrance.  Information directing interested people to a leasing office may be incorporated into the identification sign, provided that such information shall not exceed one-third (1/3) of the sign face.
   .020   Other Signs.  Directional signs and nameplates are allowed pursuant to Section 18.44.110, public utility signs and other signs are required by law pursuant to Section 18.44.140, political signs are allowed pursuant to Section 18.44.210, and other temporary signs are allowed pursuant to other sections of this chapter.
   .030   Noncommercial Messages.  This chapter does not prohibit the display of a noncommercial message on a temporary sign that has a sign area of less than twenty (20) square feet.  (Ord. 5920 § 1 (part); June 8, 2004:  Ord. 6031 § 39; August 22, 2006.)