§ 50-142.5  DEFINITIONS.
   (a)   For the purpose of this article, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      ATTACH or INSTALL.  Any act associated with the placing of a sign such as to construct, erect, post, paint, glue, paste, print, staple, nail, stamp, tape, tack and the like.
      SIGN.  Any panel, painted, printed, plated, etched, routed, screened, cut, formed and the like, either illuminated or not illuminated, advertising or in concert with other advertising a name(s) or a person, firm, service, event, product or place or having any form of inscription, notice of publicity thereon. Included in this definition are signs commonly referred to as posters, placards, show bills, circulars, stickers, billboards and the like.
   (b)   For the purpose of this article, signs shall be divided into types listed below. Where applicable, the appropriate BOCA nomenclature is also given for the various types of signs.
Article Types
BOCA Nomenclature
1. Temporary sign
Temporary sign
2. Nameplates
3. Projecting and vertical signs
Marquee signs
4. Column signs
Ground signs
5. Roof signs
6. Poster signs
Poster panel or billboard
7. Portable signs
8. Special signs
9. Mobile/trailer signs
(Ord. 2504, passed 6-23-1975; Ord. 2726, passed 7-23-1979)