For the purposes of this article, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this section.
APPLICABLE REGULATIONS. Any pertinent zoning, building or other regulations in effect in the City.
ERECT. To construct, build, rebuild (if more than 50% of the structural members involved), relocate, raise, assemble, place, affix, attach, paint, draw or in any other manner bring into being or establish.
FREEWAY. Limited access rights-of-way and facilities and related approaches, viaducts, bridges and interchange facilities and service roads, and any portion of the interstate highway system, now existing or as may be later constructed or designated.
OUTDOOR ADVERTISING. Any sign which is used for any purpose other than that of advertising any activity, commodity, service or entertainment primarily sold, offered, manufactured, processed or fabricated on the premises.
POINT-OF-SALE SIGN. Any sign advertising or designating the use, occupant of the premises, or merchandise or products sold on the premises or an activity, commodity, service or entertainment primarily sold, offered, manufactured, processed or fabricated on the premises.
PROTECTED AREAS. All property in the City within 600 feet of the right-of-way of any freeway right-of-way.
SIGN. Any display or characters, letters, illustrations or any ornamentation designated or used as an advertisement, announcement or to indicate direction.
TEMPORARY SIGN. Signs to be erected on a temporary basis, such as signs advertising the sale or rental of the premises on which located; signs, advertising a subdivision of property; signs advertising construction actually being done on premises on which the sign is located; signs advertising future construction to be done on the premises on which the sign is located; and special events, such as public meetings, sporting events, political campaigns or events of a similar nature.
(Ord. 2272, passed 6-21-1971; Ord. 3047, passed 10-12-1987)