(A)   Applications shall be obtained from the Building Department for permits to erect or maintain any sign, and shall be on forms prescribed by it, and shall contain: the name and address of the applicant; the location of each sign; and if a new sign, the name of the person, firm or corporation to engage in or to be employed as sign hanger; the written consent of the owner or lessee of the property upon which any sign is to be placed; a sufficient plan or sketch of the sign and specifications of the material to be used in the construction of such sign shall be submitted for approval if the sign is to be electrically illuminated, the name of the electrician who is to connect the wiring to the supply line must be specified, and it shall have an approved Underwriter's Laboratory label number, together with an electrical permit number.
   (B)   Electrical clocks, thermometers or similar devices shall, for the purpose of this subchapter, be deemed to be signs. 
   (C)   The Building Department shall require that all signs be constructed and maintained in such a manner to safeguard the safety of persons and property, and no permit shall be issued unless any existing sign, or the plans for any new sign, meets such structural requirements as the Chief Building Inspector shall determine as being necessary to insure safe and proper construction and maintenance.
('68 Code, § 7-534)  (Ord. 304, passed - - )