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(A) Signage shall comply with the standards of Chapter 151.30, Sign Regulations.
(B) Signs should respect the overall architectural composition of the building and its scale while not overwhelming the facade.
(C) Sign colors shall relate to the style and period of the building and to the traditional character of the Heritage District. In general sign colors shall be muted rather than vivid. Paint shall be flat, satin or semi-gloss.
(D) Corporate identity colors or logos may be permitted and shall be used with restraint.
(E) Sign materials may be wood, composite wood, metal or high density urethane (HDU) with painted or vinyl letters. Other materials may be permitted, if appropriate.
(F) Wall signs should be affixed on a continuous, flat, vertical, opaque surface and cannot project more than six inches from the building surface. Signs may not cover architectural features.
(G) Wall and projecting signs should have a simple design and shall not have more than three lines of letters.
(H) Internally illuminated, back-lit neon signage is prohibited, with the exception of internally illuminated “Open” signs in the window, not to exceed three square feet in size.
(I) Wall and projecting signs should not extend higher than the bottom sill of the second story window, or above the lowest point of the roof, or over 25 feet above grade (whichever is lower). They must be at least six inches from the lintel or other trim of the window above or below it.
(J) Window signs may only be applied directly to the inside surface of the window glass. The letters should be four inches or less and symbols cannot be larger than eight inches.
(Ord. 7-2006, passed 4-19-06; Am. Ord. 16-2013, passed 11-6-13; Am. Ord. 9, 2018, passed 7-11-18)