§ 154.168  DISTRICT REGULATIONS.
   (A)   Within all residential districts, the following regulations apply:
      (1)   All signs as outlined in § 154.165(G) of this chapter;
      (2)   Except for the uses specified in division (A)(3) below, one sign shall be allowed; provided that:
         (a)   The area of the sign shall not exceed 16 square feet;
         (b)   Freestanding signs shall be limited to a maximum height of eight feet; and
         (c)   The following signs are not permitted: awning; canopy; marquee; pole; pylon; and internally illuminated signs.
      (3)   Public or private educational, recreational, park or community facilities, and religious institutions such as churches, chapels, temples and synagogues shall be allowed the following signs:
         (a)   The maximum area of all signs allowed for such uses shall be determined on the basis of the following criteria:
 
Site Area
Maximum Area For All Signs
0.0 acres to 5.0 acres
32 square feet
5.1 acres to 10.0 acres
64 square feet
10.1 acres to 15.0 acres
96 square feet
15.1 acres to 25.0 acres
128 square feet
25.0 acres or larger
160 square feet
 
         (b)   One sign shall be allowed for each principal use upon a site that is less than 25 acres with the total area not to exceed the maximum allowed per site.
         (c)   Two signs shall be allowed for each principal use upon a site that is 25 acres or larger with the total area of all signs not to exceed the maximum allowed per site.
         (d)   Freestanding signs shall be limited to a maximum height of eight feet.
   (B)   Within the B-1 Downtown Commercial District, the following regulations apply:
      (1)   All signs as outlined in § 154.164(G) of this chapter;
      (2)   Total area of signs: the total area of all signs displayed on a lot shall not exceed 10% of the gross area of the effective building facade fronting on not more than two public streets. Effective building facade includes an area up to the height of the eave line or top of parapet, not to exceed 20 feet; and
      (3)   Freestanding sign: one sign is allowed per lot. The area of a freestanding sign may not exceed 16 square feet each side with a maximum height of ten feet.
   (C)   Within the B-2 Highway Commercial District, the following regulations apply:
      (1)   All signs as outlined in § 154.164(G) of this chapter;
      (2)   Total area of signs: the total area of all signs displayed on a lot shall not exceed 15% of the gross area of the effective building facade fronting on not more than two public streets. Effective building facade includes an area up to the height of the eave line or top of parapet, not to exceed 20 feet;
      (3)   Freestanding sign: one sign is allowed per lot. The area of a freestanding sign may not exceed 100 square feet each side with a maximum height of 20 feet. For signs in the B-2 District within 250 feet of the west side of TH 3, sign height shall be measured from the centerline of the pavement of TH 3; and
      (4)   Wall, canopy or marquee signs - single occupancy buildings: not more than 10% of each street facing building facade may be used for wall, canopy or marquee signage. For the purposes of this subchapter, building facade includes an area from grade up to the height of the eave line or top of parapet, not to exceed 20 feet.
   (D)   Within all industrial districts, the following regulations apply:
      (1)   All signs as outlined in § 154.164(G) of this chapter;
      (2)   Total area of signs: the total area of all signs displayed on a lot shall not exceed 15% of the gross area of the effective building facade fronting on not more than two public streets. Effective building facade includes an area up to the height of the eave line or top of parapet, not to exceed 20 feet;
      (3)   Freestanding sign: one sign is allowed per lot. The area of a freestanding sign may not exceed 100 square feet each side with a maximum height of ten feet; and
      (4)   Wall, canopy or marquee sign: for single occupancy buildings, not more than one wall, canopy or marquee sign shall be permitted on one facade fronting a public street, except in the case of a corner lot or through lot where wall signs may be installed on two facades fronting a public street. The area of individual signs shall not exceed 100 square feet.
   (E)   Within the P-OS Public-Open Space District, the following regulations apply:
      (1)   All signs as outlined in § 154.164(G) of this chapter;
      (2)   Total area of signs: the area of signs shall not be limited;
      (3)   Freestanding sign: one sign is allowed per lot. The area of a freestanding sign may not exceed 100 square feet each side with a maximum height of 20 feet;
      (4)   Wall, canopy or marquee sign: for single occupancy buildings, not more than one wall, canopy or marquee sign shall be permitted on one facade fronting a public street, except in the case of a corner lot or through lot where wall signs may be installed on two facades fronting a public street. The area of individual signs shall not be limited; and
      (5)   Portable sign: a portable sign shall be allowed subject to the following provisions.
         (a)   The sign shall not exceed 32 square feet.
         (b)   The sign shall not be illuminated with any flashing device.
         (c)   Not more than one banner, pennant or similar device shall be displayed upon a property at any one time.
   (F)   Within a planned unit development overlay district, signing restrictions shall be based upon the individual uses and structures contained in the complex. Signs shall be in compliance with the restrictions applied in the most restrictive zoning district in which the use is allowed.
(Ord. passed 3-20-2002, § 27, sub. 9; Ord. 2016-05, passed 9-26-2016)