846.99  PENALTY.
   For all signs hereafter erected without the issuance of a required building transmittal or for any sign that otherwise violates the conditions of this chapter, the Code Enforcement Officer shall inform, by certified mail, the property owner upon whose property the sign is situated of the alleged violation of the Village ordinance. If compliance is not accomplished in the prescribed time period, the Village Officer shall initiate the appropriate enforcement action as set forth in Section 202.99.
(Ord. 2003-7.  Passed 1-12-04; Ord. 2011-2.  Passed 4-11-11.)
 
SCHEDULE A
Residential Districts (R-1A, R-1B, R-1C, R-1D, R-M1)
Use/Purpose
Sign Type
Maximum Display Area
Maximum Height
Minimum Setback from Road ROW
Maximum Number of Signs
A.   Education
Free standing
32 square feet
9 feet
2 feet
1 per street entrance
   Religion
   Human Care
   Recreation (public)
   Public Building
   Other Institutional Use
   Agricultural Operation
   Housing Development
   Apartment Complex
Wall
10% of wall area
Not above wall line
Not applicable
B.   Home Occupation
Wall/Window
4 square feet
Not above front wall
Not Applicable
1 per home
 
In all residential districts, the requirements of Schedule A shall govern sign use, area, type, height and number, in addition to requirements elsewhere in this chapter. Illuminated signs are prohibited in any Residential District.
(Ord. 2010-6.  Passed 1-10-11.)
 
SCHEDULE B
Business Districts (B-1)
Use/Purpose
Sign Type
Maximum Display Area
Total Maximum Coverage
Maximum Height
Minimum Setback from Road ROW
Maximum Number of Signs
A.    Individual commercial establishment
Free standing
Less than 100 feet of frontage = 25 square feet; 100 to 300 feet of frontage = 50 square feet; greater than 300 feet of frontage = 70 square feet
Not applicable
9 feet
2 feet
One per lot
Marquee/Awning
10% of wall area
All signs including temporary, not to exceed 15% of wall area
Not above wall line
Not applicable
One per building
Wall/Window
15% of wall area
Not above wall line
Not applicable
2 wall signs per wall face
B.    Commercial establishment located within a shopping center or office complex
Free standing
Same formula as above
Not applicable
9 feet
2 feet
One per center or complex
Marquee/Awning
10% of wall area
All signs including temporary, not to exceed 15% of wall area
Not above wall line
Not applicable
Not to exceed maximum display area
Wall/Window
15% of wall area
Not above wall line
Not applicable
2 wall signs per wall face
 
In all commercial districts, the requirements of Schedule B shall govern sign use, area, type, height and number, in addition to requirements elsewhere in this chapter. Illuminated signs are allowed in any Commercial District provided all bare light sources and immediately adjacent reflecting surfaces are shielded from view. For the purposes of this district, frontage must be upon a major street as identified within the Village's street inventory. Corner locations may have one free standing sign on each major street when a minimum separation distance of one hundred feet can be maintained.
 
SCHEDULE C
Town Center Districts (TC)
Use/Purpose
Sign Type
Maximum Display Area
Total Maximum Coverage
Maximum Height
Minimum Setback from Road ROW
Maximum Number of Signs
Town Center
A.   Business
   Education
   Religion
   Public
   Recreation
A-frame
10 square feet each side
Not applicable
4 feet
Not applicable
One per building
Free Standing
Less than 100 feet of frontage = 20 square feet; 100 feet or more of frontage = 30 square feet
Not applicable
9 feet
2 feet
One per building
Marquee/
Awning
10% of wall area
All signs including temporary, not to exceed 15% of wall area
Not above wall line
Not applicable
Projecting
36 square feet
6 foot projection
Not above wall line; (ten feet above ground level to closest point, min.)
Not applicable for sign attached to building; 2 feet for pole sign
Wall/Window
15% of wall area
Not above wall line
Not applicable
2 wall signs per wall face
Residential Overlay
A.    Business
   Education
   Religion
   Public
   Recreation
Free Standing or Wall
6 square feet
6 square feet
4 feet
2 feet
One per lot or building
Town Center & Residential Overlay
B.    Home Occupation
Wall/Window
4 square feet
4 square feet
Not above wall line
Not applicable
One per home
 
In all Town Center Districts, the requirements of Schedule C shall govern sign use, area, type, height and number, in addition to requirements elsewhere in this chapter. Illuminated signs are allowed in any Town Center District provided all bare; light sources and immediately adjacent reflecting surfaces are shielded from view. The architectural style of new signs in this district shall be in keeping with the architectural character of the neighborhood and shall be reviewed and approved as part of the building transmittal process.
 
SCHEDULE D
Temporary Signs (All Districts)
Sign Purpose/District
Maximum Display Area
Maximum Duration
A.    On-premise real estate (All districts)
6 square feet/sign (single family); 10 square feet/sign (housing development or commercial); two sign structures maximum per lot.
Removed 1 day after purpose of sign fulfilled.
B.    Off-premise real estate (All districts)
6 square feet
No open house signs until one day prior to event; 2 days maximum.
C.    Construction (All districts)
6 square feet (single family); 32 square feet (housing development or commercial)
Occupancy or completion of work.
D.    Political (All districts)
32 square feet
60 days, each election, removed within 5 days following election.
E.    On-premise commercial advertising (B-1 and TC)
Window signs are subject to total coverage limitations per schedules B and C.
1 day after purpose of  sign fulfilled.
F.    Grand opening (All districts)
32 square feet
30 days
G.    Special event or promotion (All districts)
32 square feet
3 times per year subject to aproval of Zoning Administrator; 15 days maximum each event
H. On-premise activity advertising (TC)
10 square feet; see 846.05(b)(3); one sign per lot
Day of activity
 
Signs intended for use over a limited period of time may be allowed and do not require a building transmittal. Temporary signs shall comply with the requirements of this chapter and Schedule D and are subject to total maximum coverage limitations. Temporary signs not listed in Schedule D are prohibited with the exception of those signs listed in Section 846.04.
 
SCHEDULE E - SIGN USE BY DISTRICT
x
Commercial B-1
Residential R - 1A, B, C & D, M1 Agricultural A - 1
Town Center TC
TC Overlay
A-Frame Sign
 
 
T
 
Banner Sign
T
T
T
T
Changeable Copy Sign (Automatic)
 
 
Changeable Copy Sign (Manual)
 
Construction Sign
T
T
T
T
Directional/Information Sign
Garage Sale Sign
T
T
T
T
Government Sign
Identification Sign
Illuminated Sign
 
Marquee Sign/Awning
 
 
Nameplate
Political Sign
T
T
T
T
Projecting Sign
 
 
 
Real Estate Sign
T
T
T
T
Subdivision Identification Sign
 
 
 
Wall Sign
Window Sign
 
T= Temporary Only
In all districts, the types of signs allowed shall be limited to those described in Schedule E.