A. It shall be unlawful for any person, to erect, extend, place or maintain any signboard, signpost, advertisement sign or other similar device, awnings, gasoline filling pumps and electric signs under certain conditions, excepted, over, along or upon any of the public streets, sidewalks or public places within the city, or upon property immediately fronting any of the streets, alleys or public places of the city so that the same shall project over eighteen (18) inches or be less than seven (7) feet above the sidewalk grade established on or along the streets, alleys or public places; provided, however, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to signs marking the streets of the city and street warning and direction signs placed by the city, or signs placed under the direction of the Street Superintendent, giving direction of the different streets and roads running into or through the city.
('61 Code, § 20.10)
B. Electric signs or devices of like character may be used so that the same shall at all times be and remain, including attachments and supports to the building, not less than seven (7) feet above the top of the sidewalk of established grade, and so that the same shall not, during day light, project more than 18 inches beyond the property line, and shall at all times during daylight be drawn or swung close to the building so that the same does not project more than eighteen (18) inches beyond the property line.
('61 Code, § 20.11) (Ord. 42, passed - - )