The conditions of this section are applicable to all signs.
A. Vehicular way: 14 feet.
B. Pedestrian way: 8 feet.
A. No more than two directional signs per street entrance shall be permitted for any enterprise, business, or institution.
B. Such signs shall be for the sole purpose of ensuring safe and convenient access to the property.
C. No such sign shall exceed two square feet in area in the residential zones and shall not exceed three square feet in area in all other zones.
A. A nonprofit organization shall be eligible to apply for a conditional use permit to allow a community event message sign to allow the display of changing messages and information on such matters as the date, time, location, and sponsor of special events of community interest. Such signs shall meet the following standards and conditions:
(1) Each nonprofit organization shall be eligible for no more than one wall sign or one ground sign.
(2) The maximum area available shall be 50 percent of the base permitted sign area if located in a residential zone or 100 percent if located in any other zone.
(3) Permanent advertising of a commercial nature shall be allowed only in commercial zones and shall not exceed 25 percent of the total area of the community event message sign.
(4) The sign shall be made reasonably available to other community-based nonprofit organizations for the display of information about special events or other announcements of a noncommercial nature.
(5) The sign shall not be of a size or sited in such a manner that will substantially hinder the visibility of other legal signs on adjacent properties.
B. In reviewing an application for a community event message sign, the Commission and Board of Adjustment shall consider the following objectives, and may impose conditions to ensure that these objectives are met:
(1) By virtue of the sign’s design, size, location, and other factors, including appropriate landscaping, the sign shall be harmonious and compatible with its surrounding, and consistent with community aesthetic sensibilities.
(2) The sign shall not be erected or any electronic or electric changing copy be controlled in a manner that will be a substantial distraction to motorists, thus causing a traffic hazard.
6. Projecting Signs. Projecting signs are allowed only upon approval by the Council after review and recommendation by the Commission. Application for the sign permit shall be consistent with Section 173.03 regarding submission materials. Projecting signs shall meet all setback, clearance, area, number, and general regulations in this chapter. The City shall determine if the sign is appropriate for the location proposed and if the design is consistent with City aesthetic design goals regarding the following factors:
A. Signs may be attached only to building walls. They may not be hung from roofs, fences, or eaves.
B. Colors and design theme are required to be consistent with the building to which the sign is attached.
C. Projection is required to be minimized to the maximum extent possible.
D. If lit, internal lighting is required.
E. All messages on the sign shall relate to the principal on-site use.
F. The mounting technique shall be safe and attractive.
G. Other considerations unique to the specific sign proposed and the site.
7. Intersection Landscaped Areas. No signage of any kind is permitted within the landscaped areas at street intersections and no signage shall be placed so that it obscures said landscaped areas.