1284.11  SIGNS IN INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS GENERALLY.
   (a)   Scope. Accessory signs in Research-Office, Commercial Service, General Industrial Districts and Unified complexes or parkways shall follow the regulations described within this ordinance (Chapter 1284 Signs) with the exception of special regulations identified for Industrial Districts.
   (b)   Use Types Permitted.  The following use types shall be permitted in Industrial Districts:
      (1)   Directional signs.
      (2)   Identification signs.
      (3)   Nameplate.
      (4)   Real estate and project signs of a temporary nature.
   (c)   Structural Types Permitted.  The following structural types shall be permitted in Industrial Districts:
      (1)   Identification Signs - permanent Wall/Panel signs.
      (2)   Freestanding - permanent Ground/Pylon signs.
      (3)   Freestanding - permanent Directional signs.
   (d)   Maximum Gross Area and Number Permitted.  Allowable permanent signs shall conform to the structural type, maximum number and area limitations set forth as follows:
      (1)   Permanent Signs attached to Buildings shall comply with Table 1284.11(d)(1).
      (2)   Permanent freestanding ground of pylon signs shall conform with Table 1284.11(d)(2).
      (3)   A unified complex or parkway consisting of three (3) or more buildings served by a common local access road shall be permitted a supplemental freestanding identification sign at the entry to the development and shall conform with Table 1284.11(d)(2).
   (e)   Locating Freestanding Ground or Pylon Signs.
      (1)   Signs in Industrial Districts shall be located so as to maintain the same setback and yards as required for buildings, except that one commercial or industrial ground sign may be permitted within the required yards.
      (2)   In no circumstance shall freestanding signs obstruct the site lines of traffic.
 
Table 1284.11(d)(1)
Permanent Signs Attached to Buildings in Industrial Districts
Type
Maximum Number Permitted
Maximum Sign Face Area Allowance
Maximum Area
Research-Office District
Nameplate
1 per address
Not Applicable
2 square feet (a)
Wall or Panel Sign (b)
1 per building
1 square foot for each linear foot of building frontage.
75 square feet
Commercial Service District
Nameplate
1 per address
Not Applicable
2 square feet (a)
Wall or Panel Sign (b)
1 per building or 1 per each tenant
1-1/4 square feet for each linear foot of building frontage
75 square feet
General Industrial District
Nameplate
1 per address
Not Applicable
2 square feet (a)
Wall or Panel Sign (b)
1 per building or 1 per each tenant
1-1/2 square feet for each linear foot of building frontage
75 square feet
(a)   Area of nameplate sign can be reasonably modified by the Building Commissioner due to sight lines or visibility.
(b)   Buildings that require identification at entrances may be permitted up to 1 additional wall or panel sign but must keep within the square footage allowance for the building.
 
 
Table 1284.11(d)(2)
Freestanding Ground, Pylon or Directional Signs in Industrial Districts
Type
Maximum Number Permitted
Maximum Sign Face Area Allowance
Maximum Height
Maximum Setback
Ground Sign (a)(c)(d)
1
75 square feet per side
7 feet
25 feet to the edge of the street or pavement (d)
Pylon Sign (b)(c)(d)
1
100 square feet per side
10 feet
25 feet to the edge of the street or pavement (d)
Directional Signs (e)(f)(g)
2 per driveway
4 square feet
6 feet
10 feet from public right-of-way and edge of pavement
(a)   Permitted information: The name and address of the facility and the name(s) of the tenant.
(b)   Permitted information: The name and address of the unified complex or parkway and the name(s) of the tenants located in the unified complex.
(c)   A unified complex or parkway is allowed: 1 sign, either a ground or Pylon Sign.
(d)   Signs shall be located no less than 100 feet from any adjacent Residential District. The distance to Residential District can be modified to 50 feet by the Building Commissioner for lot widths consisting of less than 200 feet.
(e)   Permitted information: indicates direction to specific buildings within the complex as well as ingress and egress routes.
(f)   Letter heights for directional shall be at least 2-1/2 inches.
(g)   Additional Directional Signs may be permitted at the discretion of the Building Commissioner to provide for additional pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
 
(Ord. 1988-175.  Passed 10-17-88; Ord. 16-145.  Passed 10-4-16.)