§ 10.15  SIGNS ALLOWED IN INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS (IP, IL, AND IG ZONES).
   10.15.01   Wall Signs.  Permanent wall signs are allowed for nonresidential uses in these districts, subject to the following limits. No wall sign shall extend above the top of the wall of the building, including parapets and architectural extensions.
 
Window
Wall
Total
Maximum size
Not allowed
Two square feet of sign area per lineal foot of building width on the side of building on which sign is located.
Two (2) square feet of sign area per lineal foot of building width on the side of building on which sign is located
Maximum number
Not allowed
One per street frontage
N/A
Permitted illumination
Not allowed
Illumination from a concealed source only
N/A
Changeable copy
Not allowed
Not allowed
N/A
 
   10.15.02   Pole or Principal Ground Signs.  Pole or principal ground signs are allowed in these zoning districts subject to the following limitations.
 
Principal
Directory
Maximum number
One per street frontage
One per vehicle entrance and one per public entrance per building
Maximum size
IP: 40 square feet
IL and IG: 80 square feet
Six square feet
Maximum height
IP: 10 feet
IL and IG: 20 feet
Six feet
Minimum setback from nearest right-of-way
15 feet
15 feet
 
 
Minimum setback, other
20 feet from any other property line; 100 feet from nearest single- family residential district
20 feet from any other property line; 50 feet from nearest single-family residential district
Permitted illumination
Concealed source only
Concealed source only
Changeable copy
Automatic allowed; may cover up to 25 percent of sign face allowed
Not allowed
 
   10.15.03   Detached Signs Not Legible from the Right-of-Way.  To improve wayfinding on multi-user sites, the following detached signs are allowed in addition to those allowed under this section. One detached sign not legible from the right-of-way, not exceeding 20 square feet in area and not exceeding six feet in height shall be allowed for each four separate nonresidential uses or per vehicle entrance, whichever is less. One additional such sign shall be allowed for each two drive-through lanes. Such sign shall be-set back from the public right-of-way a minimum of 50 feet, from any other property line a minimum of 30 feet, and from a residential zoning district a minimum of 50 feet. Such sign shall not contain changeable copy and the sign may be internally illuminated or externally illuminated from an exposed or concealed source.
   10.15.04   Incidental Signs.  Additional detached signs, permanent or temporary, of not more than two square feet in area and four feet in height are allowed, provided that such signs contain no commercial message and are not illuminated. The intent of this regulation is to provide for signs that provide messages like “no parking”, “no dumping”, “beware of dog”, “rest rooms”, but such signs, may bear any message that is not a commercial message.
   10.15.05   Institutional Signs.
   (A)   Any school, house of worship, recreation center or other institutional use permitted in the zoning district may have one detached sign, not to exceed 40 square feet in area. This may include changeable copy signs, not to exceed 30% of the sign area. Such signs may be illuminated.
 
   (B)   Each such use shall also be allowed one wall sign for each public entrance to a building; such wall signs shall not exceed four square feet each and shall not be illuminated.
   10.15.06   Traffic Control Signs.  Signs conforming the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices and containing no commercial message are allowed in required off-street parking areas.
(Ord. O-37-08, passed 9-9-08)