(A)   For the purpose of this title, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      ON-PREMISE COMMERCIAL SIGN.  A sign which advertises the sale or lease of a property upon which it is located, or a sign which advertises activities conducted on the property upon which it is located.
   (B)   On-premise commercial signs are permitted only in A, AB, GB, LB, I, IR, and SC districts.  No more than one business structure may be erected on each street frontage of a business parcel.  Placement must be at least 100 feet from any roadway intersection as measured from the edges of the right-of-way.  If the sign is placed at the corner of the right-of-way intersection on the business property, there shall only be one placement and that placement shall stand for both street frontages.
   (C)   No part of any sign attached to the exterior wall of a building shall be erected to a height of six feet above the roof line or parapet line of the building.
   (D)   No illuminated sign shall be permitted within 500 feet of any residential district unless it is so designed that it does not reflect or shine light onto that district.
   (E)   No part of any freestanding sign shall be erected to a height greater than 50 feet.  The height shall be measured from the center line of the street or highway from which it is to be viewed.  From grade to bottom of sign, the distance shall be a minimum of ten feet.
   (F)   The minimum setback of freestanding signs from street rights-of-way shall not be less than ten feet.
   (G)   The size of a business sign shall not exceed 150 square feet.
(`88 Code, § 8-16)  (Ord. 98-20, passed 11-10-98; Am. Ord. 2000-14, passed 6-13-00)