§ 153.165  PERMIT REQUIRED AND CODE COMPLIANCE.
   (A)   Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to erect, construct, enlarge, move or replace any sign or cause the same to be done, without first obtaining a sign permit for the sign from the Administrator as required by these regulations.
   (B)   Notwithstanding the above, changing or replacing the copy on an existing lawful sign shall not require a permit, provided the copy change does not change the nature of the sign so as to render the sign in violation of this chapter.
   (C)   All signs requiring a permit shall be installed in accordance with the North Carolina Building and Electrical Codes.
(Prior UDO, § 9.6)  Penalty, see § 153.999