(A)   Except as permitted in division (B) of this section, no person, firm or corporation shall place, cause to be placed or permit to be placed, any sign, billboard, placard or other advertisement upon any property owned by the village or within any public right-of-way owned by the village.
   (B)   This section does not prohibit:
      (1)   A single real estate or political sign, up to nine square feet in size, placed in the yard of a property owner within a public right-of-way, where the property owner retains an ownership right in the underlying fee, and which is not within ten feet of any pavement or within 25 feet of the intersection of two public streets.
      (2)   Signs placed on public property by not-for-profit, fraternal, civic, veterans and religious organizations advertising community events.  These signs may be erected up to 14 days before the event and shall be removed within two days after the event.
      (3)   Signs in any village park placed by vendors in connection with a civic event which has been authorized by the Village Board.
      (4)   Signs at the entrance to a subdivision identifying the subdivision to the public.
   (C)   The Village Administrator shall have the authority to remove, or cause to be removed, any signs which are in violation of this section.
(Ord. 98-32, passed 5-12-98)  Penalty, see § 95.99