1223.11  SIGNS PERMITTED IN R-H, B-1, B-2, I-1 AND I-2 DISTRICTS.
   (a)   Free-standing Signs.
(1)   Every business, located in the B-2, I-1 and I-2 Districts, may have one (1) Free-standing Sign, per street frontage, provided the sign is on the same property as the main building and provided the total area does not exceed one hundred (100) square feet.
(2)   The lowermost point of the sign must be at least ten feet (10') above grade and not exceed twenty-five feet (25') in height.
(3)   Businesses in R-H District may have one (1) Free-standing Sign, provided it is a Monument-style Sign, on the same property as the main building and does not exceed thirty-five (35) square feet.
(4)   Gas stations, service stations and the like, that have a canopy located on their property which is actively part of the operation of their business, are allowed signage on that canopy [one (1) per side] in addition to the Free-standing Sign. An additional permit is required.
(5)   Every business in the B-1, B-2, I-1 and I-2 Districts that is located on a corner lot may be permitted two (2) Free-standing Signs, as long as each sign faces a different street.
(6)   Shopping centers, strip malls, or shopping or office complexes, having at least two (2) separate establishments and less than fifty thousand (50,000) square feet of total area, are allowed one (1) Free-standing Sign of one hundred seventy-five (175) square feet, per face, no more than twenty-five  feet (25') above grade level and displaying name and address of the shopping or office complex and the names of tenants. The lowermost point of the sign must be at least ten feet (10') above grade. 
(7)   Shopping centers, strip malls, or shopping or office complexes in excess of fifty thousand (50,000) square feet, but less than one hundred fifty thousand (150,000) square feet of total floor space, may have one (1) Free-standing Sign of not more than two hundred fifty (250) square feet, per face, no more than twenty-five feet (25') above grade level and displaying the name and address of the shopping or office complex, the names of tenants, and periodically changing information relative to events within the shopping or office complex. The lowermost point of the sign must be at least ten feet (10') above grade.
(8)   Shopping centers, strip malls or shopping or office complexes with over one hundred fifty thousand (150,000) square feet of total floor space may have two (2) Free-standing Signs of not more than two hundred fifty (250) square feet, per face, each and no more than twenty-five feet (25') above grade level with the same information as above. The lowermost point of the sign must be at least ten feet (10') above grade.
(9)   Free-standing Multi-Tenant Signs, where the sign remains and only the tenant face will change, are required to obtain a permit for the area of the tenant's Business Sign only.
   (b)   Attached Signs.
(1)   Every business in the B-1, B-2, R-H, I-1 and I-2 Districts may have one (1) sign affixed to the main building at every entrance and one (1) Projecting Sign at each entrance; however, only one (1) entrance per face of building per business. The Attached Sign and the Projecting Sign square footage will be added together and shall not exceed the allowable square footage for that District. Each sign shall be required to obtain a separate Sign Permit and square footage shall be computed by totaling the square footage of sign(s) per entrance. Signs in the B-1, B-2, I-I, and I-2 District shall not exceed maximum square feet of less than one (1) square foot per linear foot of Business Building, not to exceed one hundred (100) square feet per entrance. In the R-H District, the sign shall not exceed thirty-five (35) square feet.
A.   Projecting Signs in a B-1 Central Business District with zero building setback from the right-of-way may overhang the street right-of-way line not exceeding fifty percent (50%) of the distance between the street right-of-way and the street curb. A Zoning Permit for same shall be revocable pursuant to state and federal law.
B.   Projecting Signs shall not exceed twelve (12) square feet.
C.   The lowermost point of the projecting sign shall be a minimum of ten feet (10') above the grade.
D.   B-1 Downtown Business Area. Business name is permitted on a canopy or awning in addition to signs permitted above.
E.   Note: Height requirement for canopy or awning name sign (as shown on graph) shall not apply to canopies "grandfathered in" under this Code.
(2)   Every business in the B-1, B-2, I-I and I-2 District that is located on a corner lot is permitted two (2) signs affixed to the main building, as long as each sign faces a different street.
(3)   Shopping centers, strip malls, or shopping or office complexes may have one (1) attached sign above each entrance of similar design. Each individual business will be required to obtain a permit for their business sign.
(4)   Additional attached signage may be permissible by variance request.
         (Ord. 1-15. Passed 2-23-15.)