(A)   Sign permits required. To ensure compliance with the regulations of this chapter, a sign permit shall be required in order to apply, erect, move, alter, reconstruct, or repair any permanent or temporary sign, except signs that are exempt from permits.
   (B)   Sign standards. The sign standards provided in this chapter are intended to apply to signs in each zoning district in the city. Only signs authorized by this chapter shall be allowed.
   (C)   Design guidelines. The city's sign design guidelines will be used in the evaluation of sign permit applications to ensure that signs are well designed, compatible with their surroundings, and do not detract from the overall visual quality of the city.
(Ord. 1870, passed 12-11-18)