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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
GROUND SIGN. A display sign supported by uprights or braces in or upon the ground surface.
MARQUEE SIGN. A display sign attached to or hung from a marquee, canopy or other covered structure projecting from and supported by the building and extending beyond the building wall, building line or street lot line.
POLE SIGN. Any sign which is erected on a pole or poles, which is wholly or partially independent of any building for support.
PROJECTING SIGN. A display sign which is attached directly to the building wall and which extends more than 15 inches from the face of the wall.
ROOF SIGN. A display sign which is erected, constructed and maintained above the roof of the building.
TEMPORARY SIGN. A display sign, banner or other advertising device constructed of cloth, canvas, fabric or other light temporary material, with or without a structural frame, intended for a limited period of display, including decorative displays for holidays or public demonstrations.
WALL SIGN. A display sign which is painted on or attached directly to the building wall and which extends not more than 15 inches from the face of the wall.
(Ord. 1049, passed 8-13-63)