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APPENDIX II
Graphic Illustration – Signage Registrations
Limitations On Signs – Article 9.01-B
Maximum Number of Sign Faces – Article 9.01-B.9a
Unless specifically approved, a maximum of two sign faces is allowed.  When a sign is comprised of two sign faces, those two sign faces must be parallel or nearly parallel to each other.
ExamplesOne Sign Face
One Sign face comprised of three signage elements.  Broken line indicates area included in area of sign face.
Example - Two Sign Face
Important: If sign faces are located in the same plane or nearly the same plane, they will be counted as signage elements comprising a single sign face.
Maximum Distance Between Sign Faces – Article 9.01-B.9b
Note – Maximum distance permitted is 12 inches.
   Note – If a modification is approved so as to permit a greater distance between the two sign faces, then the area of the two sides or two side panels shall be included in the gross surface area of the sign.
“V” Design of Sign Face – Article 9.01-B.9c
Note – Unless specifically permitted, “V” shaped design of two sign faces is not allowed.
Orientation of Sign Faces – Article 9.01-B.9d
   Note – Backs of sign faces must be parallel or nearly parallel to each other and opposite each other.  The sign faces must face approximately 180° from each other.
Orientation and Minimum Distance Between Signs – Corner Lots – Article 9.01-B.9e
Note – When a sign is permitted to be located in the required yard or perimeter setback, then the signs must be set back a minimum of twenty-five (25) feet apart.
   Note – When a sign is not permitted to be located in the perimeter setback or required yard, then the signs must be set back a minimum of twenty-five feet from the intersecting building/ perimeter setback line.  The signs must be twenty-five feet apart.
Configuration of Sign Face Surfaces – Article 9.01-B.9f
Note – All signage elements must be flat and must be located in the same plane.
   Note – Elements must be flat.
Signage Mounted on a Wall – Article 9.01-E.2
Letters, logos or other signage elements must be mounted directly onto the wall.  Article 9.01-E.2a  [Dashed (broken) line used to indicate area included in computation of area of sign.]
Area: Area is determined by drawing a single rectangle which encompasses all of the signage elements.
Area: Gaps or spaces between any of the signage elements and/or signage panels are included in the computation of the area of the sign.
Area: Gaps or spaces created because of signage elements or signage panels located at varying heights are included in the computation of the area of the sign.
Decorative Framing – Article 9.01-E.2b
Decorative framing is considered a signage element.  It is a component of the sign which does not structurally support the other signage elements or signage panels.  (For provisions governing Box Signs see Article 9.01-E.2c)
Example A: Signage elements mounted directly onto the wall but framing not completely enclosing other signage elements.
Example B: Signage elements mounted directly onto the wall with framing completely enclosing the other signage elements.
Structural Supports/Sign Boxes – Article 9.01-E.2c
Dark line indicates Box Sign frame or support.
Area: The area of the sign does not include the support or box frame.  Area would be computed by finding area of panel supported by the frame or supporting device.
Note: If any signage elements are displayed or are in any way incorporated onto the frame or supports, the area of the sign will include the frame or supports.
Ground Signs – Article 9.01-E.3
Pole or Post Mounted Signs – Article 9.01-E.3a
Single Surface Face – Article 9.01-E.3a (1)
Area:  Area determined by computing area of display panel.  Structural supports are not included in the area computation.
Note:  If any signage elements are displayed on or are in any way incorporated onto the structural supports, the area of the sign will include the supports.
Multiple Surface Sign Face – Article 9.01-E.3a (2)
Area:  Area is determined by drawing a single rectangle which encompasses all of the signage surfaces, panels, and/or elements.  Any gaps or spaces between the surfaces, panels or elements are included in the computation of the area.
Note:  Supports located on the perimeter of the sign face shall not be included in computing the area of the sign face.
Note:  If any signage elements are displayed on the structural supports, all structural supports will be included in the area of the sign face.
Floating Letter Sign – Article 9.01-E.3a (3)
When a sign consists of letters, logos, or other signage elements which are not displayed or mounted on or against a surface but are held in place by a bar or other similar support devices, the area of the sign face shall be computed by finding the area of the smallest single rectangle which encompasses all of the letters, logos, or other signage elements comprising the sign.  Gaps or spaces between any of the signage elements are to be included within the rectangle.
Examples:
Architectural / Decorative Framing – Article 9.01-E.3a (4)
Architectural/decorative ornamentation will be included in the computation of the area of the sign face.  The gross area of the sign face shall be computed by finding the area of the smallest single rectangle which encompasses all of the signage elements and/or panel and the architectural/decorative ornamentation.
Examples:
Monument Sign Mounted on a Pedestal, Base or Footing – Article 9.01-E.3b (1)
Examples of General Method:
Area:  Area is determined by computing the area of the surface of the monument upon which the signage elements and/or signage panels are mounted or displayed.  The area of the pedestal, base, reveal or footing is not included in the computation of the area of the sign face.
Or
Note:  If any signage elements are displayed or are in any way incorporated onto the pedestal, base, reveal, or footing, then the area of the sign face will be determined by computing the area of the smallest single rectangle which encompasses all of the surfaces containing signage elements.
Ground Signs – Monument Sign – continued
Exception: Pedestal, Base, Reveal, and/or Footing Extending Less than Eighteen Inches Above Grade – Article 9.01-E.3b (2)
Note: If there are no signage elements located within 18” of grade on the surface of the monument sign face, then the area that is less than 18” from grade is excluded from the area computations.
Exception: Structural Supports – Article 9.01-E.3b (3)
Area:  Structural supports are not included in area computation.
Note:  If any signage elements are displayed on the structural supports, all structural supports will be included in the area of the sign face.
Cut-Out Letters or Other Signage Elements – Article 9.01-E.3b (4)
Area:  The area of monument signs which utilize cut-out letters, logos or other signage elements will be computed by finding the area of the smallest single rectangle which encompasses all of the signage elements.  (See Article 9.01-E.3b (2) for exceptions for pedestal, base, reveal and/or footing.)
Note:  If any signage elements are displayed or are in any way incorporated onto the pedestal, base, reveal, or footing, then the rectangle must be drawn to include the entire area upon which signage is mounted.
Signage Mounted on a Freestanding Wall – Article 9.01-E.3c
   When signage is mounted on a freestanding wall, the entire area of the wall must be included in computation of the area of the sign face.
   Examples:
Wall extending from a building
Free-standing wall