§ 14.555  EXPIRATION OF PERMITS.
   (a)   Construction of sign not commenced. If construction of the sign for which a sign permit has been issued has not commenced within 180 days from the date of its issuance, the permit shall expire by operation of law and shall no longer be of any force or effect and a new permit shall be obtained. The Director of Community Development may, for good cause shown in writing, extend the validity of any such permit for an additional period which is reasonable under the circumstances, but in no event shall the continuance exceed a period of 60 days.
   (b)   Work suspended or abandoned on sign. If work authorized by a sign permit is suspended or abandoned for a period over 180 days, the permit shall expire by operation of law and no longer be of any force or effect. The Director of Community Development may, for good cause shown in writing, extend the validity of any such permit for an additional period which is reasonable under the circumstances, but in no event shall the continuance exceed a period of 60 days.
(Ord. 68-40, passed 6-3-1968; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; added by Ord. 96-40, passed 8-19-1996)