§ 110.53  COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS.
   (A)   Scope.  This section of the Outdoor Advertising Sign Code shall apply to all zones designated by the Town Zoning Ordinance as Industrial Business - OI - EI - RB.
   (B)   Permitted signs.
      (1)   Permitted signs for freestanding buildings including freestanding buildings located at strip and enclosed mall shopping centers.
         (a)   Ground signs.  Either one ground sign or one pole sign (but not both) indicating only the name and nature of the occupancy shall be permitted for each business place.  Such sign shall not exceed 100 square  feet in area (except as permitted in division (C) below and the definition of multi-faced signs in § 110.03) and a pole sign shall not exceed 35 feet in height.  Such sign shall be installed in accordance with location criteria as explained in division (D) below.  Such ground sign may be illuminated as provided in § 110.43.
         (b)   Wall signs.  One wall sign on a building shall be permitted per each business therein.  Maximum sign area shall be four square feet for each linear foot of building frontage; however, in no instance shall such signage area exceed 200 square feet.  Location shall be as explained in division (D) below.  Such wall sign may be illuminated as provided in § 110.43.  A freestanding building which is situated on a corner lot or which has exposure to two streets may have wall signs on both exposed walls (i.e. limit of two wall signs per building).  The face area may be increased by 75% if the sign is for two or three businesses, and may be increased by 100% if the sign is for more than three businesses.
      (2)   Permitted signs for strip shopping centers and industrial zones.
         (a)   Pole signs.  Pole signs at strip shopping centers and in industrial zones may be made a part of the site development plan or, if erected at a later date, shall be subject to the approval of the Town Planning Commission and shall meet the following requirements:
            1.   One pole sign shall be permitted;
            2.   Such sign shall indicate only the name and location of such business or businesses;
            3.   Such sign shall have a maximum surface area not exceeding 200 square feet, except as otherwise permitted in division (C) below and the definition of multi-faced signs in § 110.03
            4.   Where a strip shopping center or developed parcel in an industrial zone has in excess of 100 feet of street frontage, one additional pole (freestanding) sign may be approved by the Plan Commission.
            5.   Where a strip shopping center or developed parcel in an industrial zone is authorized by the Town Plan Commission to have more than one pole (freestanding) sign, the distance between each sign shall not be less than 100 feet;
            6.   Such signs may be illuminated as provided in § 110.43 or as approved by the Town Plan Commission.
         (b)   Wall signs.  One wall sign shall be permitted per business.  Maximum sign area shall be four square feet for each linear foot of building frontage; however, in no instance shall any individual signage area exceed 200 square feet.  Location shall be as explained in division (D) below.  Such wall sign may be illuminated as provided in § 110.43 or as approved by the Town Plan Commission.
      (3)   Permitted signs for enclosed mall shopping centers.
         (a)   Pole signs.  All pole signs at enclosed mall shopping centers are to be made a part of the site development plan, shall be subject to the approval of the Town Plan Commission, and shall meet the following requirements:
            1.   One pole sign shall be permitted along each street or highway right-of-way abutting such an enclosed mall shopping center;
            2.   Such sign shall indicate only the name and location of such enclosed mall shopping center or the business comprising the same;
            3.   Such sign shall have a maximum surface area not exceeding 300 square feet, except as otherwise permitted in division (C) below and §§ 110.20 - 110.24.
            4.   Where an enclosed mall shopping center has in excess of 600 feet of street frontage along any given street or highway right-of-way, one additional pole (freestanding pole) sign may be approved by the Town Plan Commission for placement along such public street, highway, or road right-of-way provided that the distance between such signs along such street or highway right-of-way shall be not less than 500 feet;
            5.   Such sign shall not exceed 35 feet in height;
            6.   Such signs may be illuminated as provided in § 110.43 or as provided by the Town Plan Commission.
         (b)   Wall signs.  Wall signs shall be permitted on each wall facing the enclosed mall shopping center's parking lot.  Maximum sign area on each of such walls shall be two square feet for each linear foot of building frontage on such parking lot; however, in no instance shall any individual sign exceed 400 square feet.  Such sign shall indicate only the name and location of that business.  Location shall be as explained in division (D) below.  Such wall sign may be illuminated as provided in § 110.43 or as approved by the Town Plan Commission.
      (4)   Signs for commercial and industrial parks. Off-premises signs shall be permitted for directing the traveling public to commercial or industrial parks providing the following requirements are met:
         (a)   A permit shall be obtained prior to the erection of the sign;
         (b)   Such sign shall indicate only the name, location, and information about the park itself; products or services shall not be advertised;
         (c)   Such sign shall have a maximum sign face area of 100 square feet, a minimum height of nine feet above grade level, and a maximum setback of ten feet from the street right-of-way;
         (d)   Such sign shall be a minimum distance of 500 feet from any residential zoning district;
         (e)   Such sign shall be a minimum distance of 500 feet from any other off-premises sign.
   (C)   Signs advertising more than one business.  Signs advertising more than one business shall be permitted subject to the following:
      (1)   If two or three businesses are served, the maximum permitted sign area shall be increased to an area no greater than 75% larger than the total area permitted for a single business.
      (2)   If more than three businesses are served by such advertising, the total area shall be increased no more than double the area permitted for a single business.
      (3)   In no instance shall a sign exceed 400 square feet on any face.
   (D)   Locational standards.
      (1)   (a)   Ground or pole signs.  The bottom of the signage area for all pole signs shall be no lower than nine feet from the existing lot grade; the top of the signage area for all ground signs shall be no higher than four feet from the existing lot grade.
         (b)   All signs shall be subject to a minimum setback from any street right-of-way of not less than ten feet, and in no way shall be installed so as to obstruct vision of or otherwise create a hazard to traffic entering or leaving the premises.
         (c)   Ground or pole signs shall be no closer to the side property line than a distance equal to 35% of the frontage of the property upon which that sign is to be located, but in no event shall such sign be closer than 15 feet.
      (2)   Wall signs.  All wall signs shall be flush-mounted on the building surface and shall not project above the roof line.
Penalty, see § 110.99