The following types and uses of signs are permitted in all zoning districts and do not require a building transmittal. Such signs shall not be counted against the number of signs or against the total sign area permitted on the premises in which they are located:
   (a)   No hunting or no trespassing signs not exceeding three square feet in area.
   (b)   Signs located in the interior of buildings except not including window signs.
   (c)   Any nameplate or address sign affixed to a wall, mailbox, post, or pillar which is not larger than four square feet in display surface and not for the purpose of advertising a home occupation.
   (d)   Traffic control or other governmental signs such as, but not limited to, directional signs placed in right-of-ways, legal notices, railroad crossing signs, park rules and hours, danger and other temporary emergency signs.
   (e)   Memorial or historical signs or tablets not exceeding nine square feet in display area.
   (f)   Flags bearing the official design of a nation, state, municipality, educational or religious institution, civic league or charitable organization or small flags/banners intended for decoration. A maximum of four (4) flags are allowed per lot.
   (g)   Signs not exceeding three square feet which contain only noncommercial messages including the designation of restrooms or telephones, parking directional information or pedestrian or vehicular warning material.
   (h)   Seasonal decorations and special event signs which advertise public entertainment or events of general public interest, provided the placement and duration must be approved by the Zoning Administrator.
   (i)   Garage sale signs may be displayed only during the conduct of such sale. Placement of garage sale signs on street trees, utility poles, traffic signs and within the right-of-way is prohibited.
(Ord. 2003-7.  Passed 1-12-04; Ord. 2011-2.  Passed 4-11-11.)