18-5-1: APPENDIX A; SIGNS:
   APPENDIX A
Major Sign Group
Sign Type
Zone In Which
Sign Is Permitted
Maximum Sign Area(s) Of
All Signs On Property
Height Regulation
Location Of
Sign On Site
Major Sign Group
Sign Type
Zone In Which
Sign Is Permitted
Maximum Sign Area(s) Of
All Signs On Property
Height Regulation
Location Of
Sign On Site
Business sign: A sign which directs attention to the principal business or service performed on the premises. A maximum of 40% of copy area may be multiple copy
Wall sign, flat sign, freestanding sign
C-1, CP-1, PI, CRC-1 and PCR
2 sq. ft. per linear foot of building frontage with a maximum of 200 sq. ft.
30 ft. unless attached to a building, and then should not extend above roof or parapet wall
Must not be placed on or over public right-of- way
C-2, CP-2, C-3, CP-3, CBD, CBD-I, CBC, A-I, A-C
4 sq. ft. per linear foot of building frontage with a maximum of 400 sq. ft. per frontage
For all zones except A-I and A-C: 40 ft. unless attached to a building, and then shall not extend above the roof or parapet wall. For A-I and A-C Zones: Shall not be taller than or extend above roof or parapet wall
M-1, M-2, MP-1, MP-2
5 sq. ft. per linear foot of building frontage with a maximum of 675 sq. ft.
50 ft. unless attached to a building, and then shall not extend above roof or parapet wall
All Residential Zones:
 
a. Nonconforming use
1 sign per use, with a maximum of 16 sq. ft.
6 ft. unless attached to a building, and then shall not extend above roof or parapet wall
Freestanding signs shall be set back 10 ft. to property line and 20 ft. if perpendicular to the street. Must not be placed on or over public right-of-way
b. Nonconforming use along arterial street
2 sq. ft. per linear foot of building frontage on arterial. May employ up to 2 of 3 sign types (wall, awning or monument). No sign to exceed 120 sq. ft. Total signage not to exceed 200 sq. ft.
c. Reuse of commercial building
New sign
40 sq. ft.
6 ft.
Existing signs
Not to exceed 60 sq. ft.
Determined as part of conditional use approval
d. Home occupation
2 sq. ft.
Shall not extend above roof or parapet wall
Business sign
Animated sign and electronic message display
C-1, CP-1, C-2, CP-2, C-3, CP-3, CBD, CBD-I, M-1, MP-1, M-2, MP-2
Included in total square footage for wall or freestanding signs in respective zones as noted above
Height of 10 ft.; for freestanding signs in C-1, A-C and A-I Zones maximum height the same as listed above for other respective zones
Shall not be closer than 75 ft. to any residential zoned lots and may not extend over public right-of-way
Projecting sign
C-1, CP-1, C-2, CP-2, C-3, CP-3, A-C, A-I, M-1, MP-1, M-2, MP-2
Included in total square footage for respective zones as noted above
Minimum of 10 ft. above grade
No projecting sign may extend more than 24 in. from building to which it is attached, or over any public right- of-way or sidewalk
CBD, CBD-I
A maximum of 30% of total square footage for respective zones as noted above
Minimum of 10 ft. above grade. Maximum below cornice or roofline of building, whichever is lower. Maximum length of sign from top to bottom is 25 ft.
No projecting sign may extend more than 6 ft. from building to which it is attached, or over any public right-of-way or sidewalk
Marquee sign
C-2, CP-2, C-3, CP-3, CBD, CBD-I, M-1, MP-1, M-2, MP-2
Included in total square footage for respective zones as noted above
Not less than 12 ft. above sidewalk or ground if more than 2/3 distance from property line to curb; 8 ft. above sidewalk or ground if less than 2/3 distance from property line to curb
Shall not be closer than 2 ft. to curb line, nor project more than 15 ft. over public right- of-way. An encroachment permit is required for any marquee over the public right-of-way
Roof sign
C-2, CP-2, C-3, CP-3, M-1, MP-1, M-2, MP-2
Included in total square footage for respective zones as noted above
C-2/CP-2: 20 ft. above roof or parapet wall
 
C-3/CP-3, M-1/MP-1, M-2/MP-2: 40 ft. above parapet wall
Must not be placed on or over public right-of- way
Building banner sign
C-1, C-2, C-3, CBD, CBD-I, MU2, M-1, M-2
All banners (except with waiver) not to exceed 20% of the allowable business signage
Not extend above building parapet
Attached to building
Freestanding banner sign
C-1, C-2, C-3, M-1, M-2
All banners not to exceed 20% of the allowable business signage
Maximum height of 6 ft. or, if flag, 10 ft.
Setback 10 ft. from property line
Light pole banner sign
C-1, C-2, C-3, MU2, M-1, M-2
12 sq. ft. per light pole, does not have maximum
Maintain a 10 ft. ground clearance
Setback 10 ft. from front property line
Temporary sign
NC-1, NC-2, CBD, CBD-I, MU2, C-2, C-3
1 (24 in. width x 42 in. high) sign per business frontage
42 in.
6 ft. wide clear path, 3 ft. from building or maximum 5 ft. from curb
Property sign:
 
A. A sign identifying a construction project. The sign may contain name and project, name of construction firm(s), architect and developer
Wall sign, flat sign, freestanding sign
All Residential Zones and O-1 Zones less than 1 acre in size
1 sign only per street frontage and not exceeding 16 sq. ft. per sign
10 ft. unless attached to a building and then shall not extend above roof or parapet wall
Must not be placed on or over public right-of- way
All Residential Zones and O-1 Zones 1 acre or more in size
1 sign only per street frontage and not exceeding 32 sq. ft. per sign
Commercial Zones
1 sign only per street frontage and not exceeding 100 sq. ft. per sign
Manufacturing Zones
1 sign only per street frontage and not exceeding 300 sq. ft. per sign
B. A sign offering the property for sale or lease. The sign may contain the name of the seller, real estate agent or agency
Wall sign, flat sign, freestanding sign, banner sign
Residential and O-1 Zones
 
Legal commercial use in Residential Zone not including home occupation
1 sign only per street frontage and not exceeding 6 sq. ft. per sign
7 ft. unless attached to a building and then shall not extend above roof or parapet wall
Must not be placed on or over public right-of- way
Commercial and Manufacturing Zones
1 sign per street frontage and not exceeding 32 sq. ft. per sign
10 ft. unless attached to a building and then shall not extend above roof or parapet wall
Scoreboard sign: A sign used to keep score of an athletic event
Freestanding sign
All zones
250 sq. ft. maximum per sign for schools and public parks; 800 sq. ft. for professional league stadiums
30 ft.
Must not be placed on public right-of-way and signs must face the play portion of the field
Sponsorship sign: A sign that recognizes by name, logo or other visual means the financial contributions of a business, group or individual as a sponsor of the facility, building or structure on which the sign is located
Flat sign, wall sign, freestanding sign
All zones
None
Shall not extend above the fence, building or structure to which it is attached
Must not be placed on public right-of-way and signs must meet the location requirements of section 18-3-28 of this title
Specialty sign: Triangular pennants of reinforced fabric
Freestanding sign
Pennants allowed in the following zones: C-2, CP-2, C-3, CP-3, M-1, MP-1, M-2, MP-2
Pennants with a maximum size of 12 in. base and sides not to exceed 24 in. in length
20 ft. maximum height and minimum clearance of 10 in.
Shall not be placed on or over public right-of- way
Nameplate: A sign indicating the name of a person or persons residing on the premises
Flat sign, wall sign, projecting sign
All zones
11/2 sq. ft.
None
None
Identification sign1: A sign which identifies the name of a subdivision, industrial park, airport, church, school, apartment complex, mall or shopping center, public or semipublic building
Wall sign, flat sign, freestanding sign, projecting sign
All zones
All Residential Zones: 1 sq. ft. of sign area for each 250 sq. ft. in a building or group of buildings on a common parcel to a maximum of 60 sq. ft. A minimum of 12 sq. ft. of sign area will be allowed for buildings with less than 3,000 sq. ft. of floor area
 
Historic residential buildings: 9 sq. ft.
 
All Commercial Zones: 100 sq. ft.
 
All Manufacturing Zones: 200 sq. ft.
Shall not extend above roofline or parapet. The height of the freestanding sign shall not extend above the height of the closest building on the same lot as the sign
Must not be placed on or over public right-of- way
Information sign1: A sign designed to provide directory information such as the tenants within an industrial park, the nature of coming events, meeting schedules, hours of operation, directing traffic patterns, etc.
Wall sign, flat sign, freestanding sign, projecting sign
All zones
Residential Zones: 1 sq. ft. of sign for each 250 sq. ft. of gross floor area in a building or group of buildings on a parcel to a maximum of 150 sq. ft.
 
Historic residential buildings: 9 sq. ft.
 
C-1, CP-1, PI, CRC-1, PCR Zones: 200 sq. ft.
 
C-2, CP-2 Zones: 300 sq. ft.
 
C-3, CP-3, CBD, CBC Zones: 400 sq. ft.
 
M-1, MP-1, M-2, MP-2 Zones: 675 sq. ft.
Shall not extend above roofline or parapet. The height of the freestanding sign shall not extend above the height of the closest building on the same lot as the sign
Must not be placed on or over public property
Electronic message display sign; provided, that the electronic display shall only be operated from 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.
All Residential Zones
Included in total square footage for Residential Zones as noted above. Electronic message display is limited to maximum of 25% of total signage allowed except for public schools
The height of the freestanding sign shall not extend above the level of the closest building on the same lot as the sign. The minimum height shall be 10 ft.
Minimum setback of 20 ft. from property line (except for schools along arterial streets it may be reduced to 1 ft.), 300 ft. from any existing home on same side of street and 120 ft. from any existing home across the street opposite the sign
Temporary directional sign: A sign giving direction to a specific location, either on or off of the property on which the sign is located, for any public or private event. Such signs are limited to instruction or direction only and are not to have any form of commercial advertising on them other than a company logo. Such signs shall not be illuminated in any manner. No sign shall remain on any lot or parcel for a period greater than 48 consecutive hours
Freestanding sign
All zones
1 sign per lot, not exceeding 6 sq. ft.
3 ft.; except 2 ft. if located within a sight triangle
Must not be placed on or over public right-of- way
 
Notes:
   1.    Site may take advantage of either an identification or an information sign, but not both.
   2.    See subsection 15-39-8B7 of this Code.
(Ord. 2019-6, 1-22-2019)