1154.09  PROJECTING SIGNS:  C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4.
   Projecting signs shall be permitted only in Commercial Districts, subject to the following limitations and requirements.
   (a)   Size Limitations.  A projecting sign shall be limited in area to not more than sixteen square feet for each face.  The maximum horizontal dimension shall be four feet.  The maximum vertical dimension shall be four and one-half feet.
   (b)   Location.  The lowest point of a projecting sign or part thereof shall be at least eight feet above a sidewalk or other walkway and at least fifteen feet above a driveway or private road.  No projecting sign or part thereof shall extend nearer than two feet to a curb line.  Also, no projecting sign shall extend a distance greater than two feet from the wall to which it is attached, measuring from the point of the sign nearest thereto.
   (c)   Construction.  All letters, figures, characters or representations in cutout or irregular form, maintained in conjunction with, attached to or superimposed upon, any sign shall be safely and securely built or attached to the sign structure.
   (d)   Obstructions to Doors, Windows or Fire Escapes.  No projecting sign shall be erected, relocated or maintained so as to prevent free ingress to, or egress from any door, window or fire escape.
   (e)   Lighting.  Lighting shall be permitted for projecting signs, provided that illumination is concentrated upon the sign, or internally illuminated, so as to prevent glare upon the street or adjacent property.
   (f)   Erection.  Projecting signs exceeding fifty pounds in weight shall not be attached to or supported by frame buildings nor the wooden framework of a building.  No projecting sign shall be secured with wire, strips of wood or nails, nor shall any projecting sign be hung or secured to any other sign.
      (2004 Code)