§ 157.1000 TEMPORARY SIGNS.
Temporary signs shall conform to all regulations of this section.
   (A)   Political Or Public Issue Signs: Temporary signs announcing candidates seeking public political office, public issues which are the subject matter of an upcoming public referendum, or other political announcements may be erected or displayed provided that:
      (1)   Such political issue signs shall not exceed a sign area of 16 square feet of cumulative total sign area for all such signs on any 1 premises and may be double faced.
      (2)   Such political issue signs shall be confined within private property only with the express permission of the property owner upon whose property said sign(s) is placed.
      (3)   Such political issue signs shall not be attached to buildings, fences, mailboxes, utility poles, public signs, or any other accessory structure, and shall not be placed within public or private rights of way.
   (B)   Real Estate Signs: Real estate signs may be erected or displayed and maintained provided that:
      (1)   Only 1 real estate sign may be located adjacent to each separate street frontage of a lot. Signs shall be located entirely within the property to which the signs apply; they shall not be directly illuminated. Real estate signs shall be removed within 15 days after the sale of the property or a lease signed for the rental of the property. Real estate signs shall not exceed the following maximum area requirements:
         (a)   For the R-3, NB, CB, PBC, O, BK, M, I, RO and PUD zoning districts: 32 square feet.
         (b)   For all other zoning districts: 6 square feet for individual lots and 32 square feet for subdivisions and condominium projects.
      (2)   No real estate sign shall be nearer than 10 feet from the property line if placed upon vacant property, and if placed on land improved by a building, it shall not be placed nearer than 5 feet from any property line or public street right of way line unless the building is less than 5 feet from the property line or public street right of way line, in which case it may be placed in or upon a front or side door or window of the building. If there is a wall upon the property line, then such sign may be placed on or against such wall.
      (3)   Open house directional signs are permitted if they comply with the following requirements:
         (a)   They are not larger than 3 square feet in dimension.
         (b)   They are only displayed between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekends and 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Mondays.
         (c)   No more than 5 signs are displayed for any property which is for sale.
         (d)   No sign shall be attached to buildings, fences, mailboxes, utility poles, other signs or any other structure.
         (e)   Signs shall be allowed on privately owned property with the permission of the property owner. No signs shall be placed on any publicly owned lands or upon any public street right of way.
   (C)   Special Event/Civic Organization Signs: Temporary special event signs at places of worship, schools, public parks, municipal property, and public streets shall be reviewed and approved by the zoning administrator on an individual basis. All such temporary special event signs shall comply with the following:
      (1)   Such temporary special event signs shall be limited in use not to exceed 30 consecutive calendar days per event.
      (2)   Such temporary special event signs shall be allowed on privately owned property with the permission of the property owner.
      (3)   No such temporary special event signs shall be placed upon any public street right of way, unless otherwise approved by the zoning administrator.
      (4)   The maximum size of each such temporary special event sign allowed shall be determined by the zoning administrator.
   (D)   Temporary Residential Garage Sale And/Or Residential Rummage Sale Signs: Temporary residential garage sale and/or residential rummage sale signs may be erected or displayed provided that:
      (1)   Signs announcing temporary residential garage sales and/or residential rummage sales shall be allowed on privately owned property with the permission of the property owner. No such signs shall be placed upon any publicly owned lands or upon any public street right of way.
      (2)   Such signs shall display the name and/or address of the party responsible for the sign and the dates of the temporary residential garage sale and/or residential rummage sale.
      (3)   Such temporary residential garage sales and/or residential rummage sales signs shall not exceed 6 square feet in area.
      (4)   Such temporary residential garage sales and/or residential rummage sales signs may be erected for a period of no longer than 4 consecutive days and shall be removed immediately the day the sale ends.
      (5)   Such temporary residential garage sales and/or residential rummage sales signs shall not be attached to buildings, fences, mailboxes, utility poles, public signs, public appurtenances, or any other accessory structure.
      (6)   Only 2 such temporary residential garage sales and/or residential rummage sales, each having a duration of not more than 4 consecutive days, may be held during any calendar year on any residential lot in the village.
   (E)   Grand Opening Sign(s)/Banner(s): Temporary grand opening sign(s)/banner(s) may be erected by new businesses in nonresidential zoning districts within the village if approved by the zoning administrator, subject to the following:
      (1)   They shall be erected only on a face of the building containing the business.
      (2)   The final location, number, size, color(s), material and any other details thereof shall be subject to the sole discretion of the zoning administrator.
      (3)   They shall be maintained in a condition satisfactory to the zoning administrator and if they are not satisfactorily maintained in the sole determination of the zoning administrator they shall be removed immediately upon notice from the village.
      (4)   They shall not be illuminated by any temporary or additional lighting.
      (5)   They shall be erected for a period not to exceed 30 days.
   (F)   Temporary Development Signs: Temporary development signs in violation of provisions of division 157.0400(S) of this chapter removed by the village in accordance with provisions of division 157.1108(C) of this chapter shall be subject to a $50 fine per sign. Fine amounts may be deducted from the developer's escrow account held at the village.
(Ord. 11-6-1851, passed 6-27-2011)