The following signs may be displayed in all zoning districts without a permit subject to all the provisions of this chapter:
   A.   One (1) plaque, nameplate or tablet denoting the name of the building and/or date of erection the total area of which shall not exceed  two (2) square feet per sign face.
   B.   Directional or informational signs shall not exceed eight (8) square feet  per sign face.
   C.   Official, Federal, State or local government signs, flags, emblems, and historical markers.
   D.   Holiday or special event decorations subject to the provisions of this chapter.
   E.   Temporary signs unless otherwise provided by this chapter, shall be placed, erected or displayed subject to the following conditions:
      1.   Any such temporary sign shall be placed, erected or displayed on the same lot to which it is an accessory use and shall be located no closer than five (5) feet from the right-of-way.
      2.   No temporary sign shall be illuminated.
(Ord. 98-176.  Passed 8-3-98.)
      3.   No temporary sign, including special event signs, except real estate and construction signs, shall be displayed longer than twenty (20) days.  Special event signs shall not be displayed, erected or placed more than seventeen (17) days prior to the special event and shall be removed within two (2) days following said special event.  Real estate signs shall be removed within thirty (30) days after the property is sold (transfer date) or rented.  Construction signs shall be removed within thirty (30) days after the construction has ceased.
(Ord. 99-56.  Passed 4-5-99.)
      4.   No temporary sign in any R-LD, R-MD, R-UD, or R-TH District shall exceed eight (8) square feet per sign face.  No temporary sign in any other district shall exceed thirty-two (32) square feet per sign face.
      5.   Signs designed to be moved on trailer wheels, skids or similar devices shall not be permitted as temporary signage.
   F.   Public notices or information signs identifying telephones, rest rooms and similar facilities, not to exceed two (2) square feet per sign face.  Advertising matter is not permitted on such signs.
   G.   Incidental signs.
   H.   Any sign relating to an emergency which poses an imminent threat to human life or property.
(Ord. 98-176.  Passed 8-3-98.)