§ 155.132  ILLUMINATION.
   (A)   All signs, except as specifically stated in this section, may be illuminated by internal or reflected light, provided that such illumination shall:
      (1)   Be shielded from all adjacent residential building and all rights-of-way;
      (2)   Not have an intensity to cause glare visible to pedestrians or vehicle drivers, nor shall the illumination be of such brightness as to cause reasonable objection from adjacent residential districts; and
      (3)   Illuminated signs shall not have any part that flashes on or off, has lighting that moves or illustrates movement, or displays changing degrees of intensity in illumination. This regulation applies to signs located outside of buildings and to window signs inside buildings that can be seen from the outside. This prohibition on flashing, moving, or intermittent lighting shall not apply to public service devices or electronic message centers as permitted in this section.
   (B)   Signs shall not be lighted so as to obstruct traffic control or other public information signs.
   (C)   Any sign having an outside power source shall obtain a permit and electrical inspection to govern safety and conformity with the National Electric Code (NEC).
(Ord. 2018-06, passed 7-9-2018, § 155.188)