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A. All uses in all districts are permitted one (1) temporary structural sign per street frontage in addition to the signs allowed in § 16.72.110B. (Ground Signs).
B. Temporary structural signs must meet the requirements of § 16.72.110B. except as otherwise expressly permitted or restricted by this section.
C. Temporary structural signs do not require a sign permit. Temporary structural signs may be required to obtain a building permit for their structural or electrical components.
D. Temporary structural signs may be erected for a limited period of display not exceeding one hundred twenty (120) days and shall be removed following the allowed display period.
E. Temporary structural signs shall be set back a minimum of five (5) feet from any side lot line and five (5) feet from any front lot line. No part of a temporary structural sign may encroach onto a public right-of-way.
F. Temporary structural signs located adjacent to roads identified as Regional Transportation Corridors (see Appendix D) are limited to thirty-two (32) square feet in size and ten (10) feet in height.
G. Temporary structural signs located adjacent to roads not identified as Regional Transportation Corridors (see Appendix D) are limited to sixteen (16) square feet in size and ten (10) feet in height.
H. Temporary structural signs shall not be internally illuminated and may not include a digital component.
I. Temporary structural signs may be externally illuminated until 10:00 PM.
J. No prohibited sign as identified in § 16.72.080 (Prohibited Signs) of this ordinance shall be used as a temporary structural sign.
K. Temporary structural signs may be used to display a noncommercial message under the same standards as the display of a commercial message, unless otherwise allowed or restricted by State laws including, but not limited to, the Illinois Election Code and/or 10 ILCS 5/1-1 et seq. as enforced by State Board of Elections or other appropriate officials.
L. Temporary structural signs shall not be utilized to display an off-premises commercial advertising message unless it complies with either: 1) Table 16.32-1: Zoning District Uses and § 16.56.030EE. (Off-Premises Commercial Advertising Sign); or § 16.72.120 (Temporary Off-Premises Commercial Advertising Message).
(Ord. O-201410-10-035, passed 10-14-2014; Ord. O-201601-ZBA-006, passed 1-19-2016; Ord. O-201603-ZBA-010, passed 3-17-2016, § 18.10; Ord. O-201803-ZBA-10-08, passed 3-19-2018; Ord. O-201808-10-033, passed 8-21-2018)