(A)   Permits shall be required for the erection of all ground signs and monument signs and the Executive Director shall collect the prescribed fee in accordance with this chapter. No ground sign or monument sign shall be erected to a height greater than 30 feet above finished grade. However, no permits shall be required where signs pertaining to the lease, hire, or sale of a piece of property are erected by the owner or agent on the real estate.
   (B)   Ground or monument signs shall be thoroughly braced and constructed to withstand a wind pressure of 30 pounds per square foot in all directions.
   (C)   All ground or monument signs shall be properly and securely embedded and anchored in the ground and all signs of steel construction shall have braces and supporting members which extend into the ground embedded in concrete or secured to masonry, anchors, or piers.
   (D)   No ground or monument sign shall be so erected as to obstruct free access to any building, nor shall the signs be so erected as to unduly obstruct the view of traffic on intersecting streets or highways.
(Ord. 2017-02, passed 2-20-2018; Am. Ord. 2022-06, passed 8-15-2022) Penalty, see § 175.99