1325.12  ILLUMINATION OF SIGNS.
   If signs are illuminated, their light sources shall be shielded and not be of excessive brightness or cause a glare hazardous to pedestrians or auto drivers, or objectionable in any adjacent residential district. The colors red or green, either in direct illumination or reflection shall not be used where it may interfere with the sight lines of a traffic signal. Flashing, moving or intermittent illumination shall be prohibited except by conditional use permit and if permitted, the maximum area of signs permitted shall be reduced by one-half, except that this limitation shall not apply to Christmas display lighting.
   Illumination of parking lots shall not be of excessive brightness or cause a glare objectionable to any adjacent residential district, and except for safety purposes, shall be permitted only during the hours the establishment is in operation.
(Ord. 1976-65. Passed 11-10-76.)