1154.12  AWNINGS AND CANOPIES:  C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, M-1, M-2.
   Awnings and canopies are permitted in Commercial and Industrial Districts.
   (a)   Setback from Curb Lines. No awning or canopy shall be permitted to extend beyond a point two feet inside the curb line.
   (b)   Height Above Sidewalk; Awnings and Canopies.  All awnings and canopies shall be constructed and erected so that the lowest portion thereof is not less than eight feet above the level of the sidewalk.
   (c)   Construction of Awnings.  Awnings shall be constructed of cloth, metal or such other materials as may be approved by the Building Inspector.  However all frames and supports shall be of metal.  Every awning shall be securely attached to and supported by the building.  Posts or columns beyond the building lines shall not be permitted for awnings.
   (d   Construction of Canopies. Canopies shall be constructed of cloth or metal or such other materials as may be approved by the Building Inspector.  The framework of all canopies shall be approved by the Building Inspector in compliance with the Building Code.
   (e)   Advertising.  No advertising shall be placed on any awning or canopy, except that the name of the owner and the business, industry or pursuit conducted within the premises may be painted or otherwise permanently placed in a space on the front and side portions thereof.
   (f)   Lighting.  Lighting shall be permitted for awnings and canopies, provided that illumination is concentrated on the sign or internally illuminated so as to prevent glare upon the street or adjacent property.
      (2004 Code)