§ 150.40  SIGNS PERMITTED BY SPECIFIC ZONE.
   Any sign not specifically permitted shall be prohibited.
   (A)   Agricultural Zone: A-1.
      (1)   Residence.
         (a)   One wall sign not exceeding one square foot in area.
         (b)   Every parcel shall be entitled to one sign not exceeding 36 square inches in area to be placed in any of the following locations:
            1.   On the front of every building, residence or structure;
            2.   On each side of an authorized U.S. Postal Service mailbox; and
            3.   On one post which measures no more than 48 inches in height and four inches in width.
      (2)   Farm.
         (a)   Two signs per entrance if incorporated into a fence or wall feature, or one freestanding sign per entrance. Signs shall not exceed 32 square feet in area each.
         (b)   Incidental signs. Which shall not exceed two square feet in area nor require sign permits.
      (3)   Buildings used for religious or educational activities.
         (a)   One freestanding sign not exceeding 32 square feet in area and eight feet in height.
         (b)   One bulletin board, not exceeding 12 square feet in area and eight feet in height.
         (c)   One wall sign per building not exceeding 32 square feet in area.
         (d)   Incidental signs which shall not exceed two square feet in area and do not require sign permits.
      (4)   All other conditional uses.
         (a)   One freestanding sign for any other permitted or conditional use not noted herein; signage shall not exceed 32 square feet in area and eight feet in height.
         (b)   One wall sign that shall not exceed 12 square feet in area, and eight feet in height.
   (B)   Residential Zones and Conservation Zone: R-1, R-2, R-3, AND R-4.
      (1)   Residence. One nameplate wall sign not exceeding one square foot in area.
         (a)   One wall sign not exceeding one square foot in area.
         (b)   Every parcel shall be entitled to one sign not exceeding 36 square inches in area to be placed in any of the following locations:
            1.   On the front of every building, residence or structure;
            2.   One each side of an authorized U.S. Postal Service mailbox; and
            3.   On one post which measures no more than 48 inches in height and four inches in width.
      (2)   Home occupation. One wall sign not exceeding six square feet in area.
      (3)   Subdivision and mobile home park. One freestanding sign per entrance into the subdivision or park not to exceed 32 square feet in area and eight feet in height.
      (4)   Multi-family residence. Multi-family residential buildings and conditional uses may have:
         (a)   One freestanding sign that shall not exceed 32 square feet in area and eight feet in height and shall have a front yard setback of 20 feet;
         (b)   One wall sign that shall not exceed 12 square feet in area; and
         (c)   Incidental signs which shall not exceed two square feet in area nor require sign permits.
      (5)   Buildings used for religious or educational activities.
         (a)   One freestanding sign that shall not exceed 32 square feet in area and eight feet in height;
         (b)   One wall sign that shall not exceed 12 square feet in area;
         (c)   One bulletin board that shall not exceed 12 square feet in area and eight feet in height; and
         (d)   Incidental signs which shall not exceed two square feet in area nor require sign permits.
      (6)   All other conditional uses.
         (a)   One freestanding sign that shall not exceed 32 square feet in area and eight feet in height;
         (b)   One wall sign that shall not exceed 12 square feet in area; and
         (c)   Incidental signs which shall not exceed two square feet in area nor require sign permits.
   (C)   Standard signage permitted in all Professional, Commercial and Industrial Zones: B-1, B-2, I-L, I-G, EP.
      (1)   One freestanding or monument sign per street frontage with a maximum of two signs per lot.
         (a)   Freestanding signs shall not exceed 75 square feet in area, 25 feet in height, and shall have a minimum setback of ten feet. When street frontage permits two signs, the two freestanding signs may be combined into one freestanding sign that shall not exceed 110 square feet in area.  For buildings with more than one occupying business this freestanding sign may list all businesses within the building. 
         (b)   Monument signs shall not exceed 60 square feet in area, eight feet in height, and shall have a minimum setback of ten feet.
      (2)   One wall sign, canopy sign or awning sign per street frontage with a maximum of two signs per building.  The maximum allowed area for all signage in this category is 32 square feet or 15% of the wall area to which the sign, canopy or awning is attached, whichever is greater.  Awnings shall have at least seven feet of clearance when fully extended.  When a building contains two or more separate businesses, these requirements shall be applied separately to the wall area of the portion of the building occupied by the individual business.
      (3)   One wall sign per tenant or lessee not exceeding two square feet in area.
      (4)   One attraction board either attached to the wall or attached to the permitted freestanding sign not to exceed 32 square feet in area and eight feet in height.
      (5)   One menu board for every property that includes a drive-thru lane, walk-up window or drive-up curbside.  Menu boards shall not exceed 55 square feet in area and shall have a maximum height of eight feet.
      (6)   Temporary signs. Shall include banners, streamers, tethered balloons, and inflatable signs and objects.  One temporary sign per street frontage shall be allowed subject to the following conditions:
         (a)   Shall not exceed 50 square feet per sign where non-rigid materials are used.
         (b)   Shall not exceed 32 square feet per sign where rigid materials, such as wallboard or plywood, are used.
         (c)   Shall comply with the applicable regulations for the zone in which they are located.
         (d)   Shall not remain in place for a period of more than 14 continuous days.
         (e)   Shall not be displayed for more than a total of eight times in any calendar year.
         (f)   Shall not be placed within the public right-of-way or the sight triangle at intersections.
      (7)   One marquee per theatre. A marquee shall not exceed 32 square feet in area, shall not project more than eight feet from the building face to which it is attached, and shall have a minimum clearance of eight feet. 
      (8)   Incidental signs. Which shall not exceed two square feet in area nor require sign permits.
      (9)   Buildings used for religious or educational activities.
         (a)   In addition to signage permitted above, one bulletin board, not exceeding 32 square feet in area and eight feet in height.
         (b)   Electronic message display systems may be incorporated into one freestanding or wall sign for each property.
   (D)   Additional signage permitted in specific Commercial and Industrial Zones.
      (1)   Business, B-2. In addition to the signage permitted in § 150.42 above, the following signs shall be permitted:
         (a)   Permanent sidewalk sign. Where a building is located adjacent to the public right-of-way, one non-illuminated, freestanding sign may be permanently placed on the public sidewalk with the following restrictions:
            1.   Sign shall not exceed 5.5 square feet in area.
            2.   The edge of the sign shall not extend beyond the curb line.
            3.   The maximum dimensions of the support frame shall not exceed eight square feet in area (maximum 48 inches wide or 36 inches high).
            4.   The bottom of such support shall be seven feet above the sidewalk and the vertical support shall be 24 inches from the curb.
         (b)   Portable sign. One shall be permitted for each business entrance subject to the following restrictions:
            1.   Maximum surface area of the sign shall be six square feet per face, maximum height of the sign shall be three feet, and maximum width of the sign shall be two feet.
            2.   A minimum 36 inches wide pedestrian travel-way shall be maintained on the sidewalk.  Signs may be designed with a changeable face and shall be removed from the public sidewalk when the business is closed.
      (2)   Highway Business, B-1. In addition to the signage permitted in § 150.42, the following signs shall be permitted:
         (a)   Shopping center malls larger than 100,000 square feet may have one freestanding sign per street frontage with a maximum of 250 square feet per sign face and a maximum height of 30 feet. All other shopping malls may have one freestanding sign per street frontage with a maximum of 75 square feet per sign face and a maximum height of 25 feet.
         (b)   One interstate sign for those businesses which lie within a 2,500-foot radius of the center point of an interstate interchange overpass. This interstate sign shall take the place of either the permitted freestanding or wall sign outlined in § 150.42 above. These businesses may have a combination of any two of these signs: interstate sign, freestanding sign, or wall sign.  Interstate signs shall be subject to the following restrictions:
            1.   Shall not have an electronic message display system.
            2.   Individual signs shall not exceed 250 square feet in area.
            3.   Height (from the base to the top of the sign) shall not exceed 90 feet.
            4.   The sign's base shall be at least 90 feet from any residential zoned property.
            5.   In addition to a sign permit, a building permit shall be obtained prior to installation.
      (3)   Industrial zones. In addition to the signage permitted in § 150.42, the following signs shall be permitted:
         (a)   Shopping Center Malls larger than 100,000 square feet may have one freestanding sign per street frontage with a maximum of 250 square feet per sign face and a maximum height of 30 feet. All other shopping malls may have one freestanding sign per street frontage with a maximum of 75 square feet per sign face and a maximum height of 25 feet.
         (b)   One interstate sign for those businesses which lie within a 2,500-foot radius of the center point of an interstate interchange overpass. This interstate sign shall take the place of either the permitted freestanding or wall sign outlined in 11.10.5 above. These businesses may have a combination of any two of these signs: interstate sign, freestanding sign, or wall sign.  Interstate signs shall be subject to the following restrictions:
            1.   Shall not have an electronic message display system.
            2.   Individual signs shall not exceed 250 square feet in area.
            3.   Height (from the base to the top of the sign) shall not exceed 90 feet.
            4.   The sign's base shall be at least 90 feet from any residential zoned property.
            5.   In addition to a sign permit, a building permit shall be obtained prior to installation.
         (c)   One billboard shall be permitted subject to the following restrictions:
            1.   The sign shall not have an electronic message display system.
            2.   The property on which the billboard is located shall abut a federal or state highway.
            3.   The sign shall be the principal use; there shall be no other buildings, freestanding signs, etc., on the lot.
            4.   Signage face shall not exceed 720 square feet in area.
            5.   The sign shall be located no closer than 300 feet to any other structure.
            6.   The sign shall be at least 150 feet away from any residential zone or residential use.
            7.   There shall be a 40-foot setback requirement from any right-of-way.
            8.   Maximum height shall be 35 feet.
(Ord. 2017-18, passed 11-6-17)