Signs shall be affixed flat against the building walls and may project therefrom not more than 18 inches and shall not project higher than five feet above building height, except one ground sign shall be permitted along each side of a lot fronting on a street. Ground signs shall be located not less than 20 feet from a lot line, shall not project higher than 30 feet above curb level, and if located within six feet of a sidewalk, driveway or parking area, or within 50 feet (or greater distance if required by state law) of the intersection of two or more streets, shall have its lowest elevation at least 12 feet above the curb level, or 12 feet above the highest grade of the street pavement at the street intersection or 12 feet above the grade of the sidewalk, driveway or parking area directly opposite the sign, whichever is the higher grade. The gross surface area of a ground sign shall be subtracted from the gross surface area permitted for gross area of signs herein.
(Ord. 1999-2, Zoning § 17, subs. .090, passed 2-15-1999)