§ 153.022  PROHIBITED SIGNS.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful to erect or maintain any sign which is not included under the types of signs permitted in the relevant zoning district regulations of which the property is situated.
   (B)   Prohibited signs include the following:
      (1)   Any sign which resemble an official traffic sign or signal which bear the words “Stop”, “Go Slow”, “Caution”, “Danger” or similar words and which were not placed by proper governmental authority;
      (2)   Signs placed on trees, rocks, other natural features, utility poles;
      (3)   Signs that block other signs, fire escapes, exit doors and exit windows which would impede or restrict someone from exiting during an emergency;
      (4)   Signs which emit sound, smoke or steam;
      (5)   Signs erected or placed within the public right-of-way shall be immediately removed;
      (6)   Signs that are obsolete, damaged to an extent or more than 50% of its fair market value, that do not meet the prevailing Building Code; out of date political billboards, signs advertising defunct businesses and signs which require a sign permit, but were erected without such a permit having been issued;
      (7)   Signs that are not legible or in good repair, such as with broken faces, faded and/or missing letters and the like; and
      (8)   Signs that are not securely fixed as per the Building Code.
(Ord. 2016-07A, passed 8-9-2016)