Freestanding signs shall not be permitted in the C-5 zone except on site areas which have at least two hundred fifty (250) lineal feet of frontage along a single public street. Such signs shall not exceed five feet (5') in height and shall not be pole signs.
   A.   Material: Freestanding signs shall be constructed of material, approved by the director of planning and community development or the architectural commission, that is compatible with the principal material of the building that it serves.
   B.   Lettering: The lettering of freestanding signs shall be carved into the sign wall or attached as individual letters.
   C.   Lighting: Any lighting of a freestanding sign shall be external to the sign or incorporated into the rear of individual letters. (Ord. 94-O-2193, eff. 3-4-1994)