§ 153.040  PUBLIC ZONE DISTRICT.
   The following signs are permitted in the public zone districts as classified by the city.
   (A)   On-premises signs. The following on-premises signs shall be limited to a combination of any two of the following permanent signs per site, unless otherwise specified:
      (1)   Accessory sign:
         (a)   Minimum setback shall be five feet to property lines;
         (b)   Maximum size to be no more than 16 square feet; and
         (c)   Maximum height to be no more than ten feet.
      (2)   Canopy sign: shall be limited to one permanent sign per entity and shall comply with the prevailing Building Code.
      (3)   Changeable copy sign:
         (a)   Minimum setback five feet to property lines;
         (b)   Maximum size to be no more than 40 square feet; and
         (c)   Maximum height to be no more than 20 feet.
      (4)   Directory sign:
         (a)   Minimum setback to be five feet to property lines;
         (b)   Maximum size to be no more than 40 square feet; and
         (c)   Maximum height to be no more than 20 feet.
      (5)   Ground/tenant sign: shall be limited to one permanent sign per site.
         (a)   Minimum setback shall be five feet to property lines.
         (b)   Maximum size shall be no more than 60 square feet.
         (c)   Maximum height to be no more than 30 feet.
      (6)   Wall sign: shall be limited to two per site, of which there shall be no more than one facing in each direction. Wall signs shall comply with the prevailing Building Code.
         (a)   Minimum setback: attached or painted on wall or fence.
         (b)   Maximum size shall be no more than 64 square feet of wall or fence.
   (B)   Temporary signs. Temporary signs shall be permitted as allowed in this division (B). Such signs shall be limited to one temporary sign per site.
      (1)   Banner signs shall be limited to one temporary banner per lot and shall not exceed three feet in width. Such signs may be displayed for a period of no more than 30 consecutive days. A permit shall be required for all banner signs.
      (2)   Construction sign shall be limited to one temporary sign per site and shall comply with the following.
         (a)   Minimum setback shall be five feet to property lines.
         (b)   Maximum size shall not exceed 40 square feet.
         (c)   Maximum height shall not exceed ten feet.
      (3)   Portable signs shall be permitted on an “on-premises” basis and removed no later than 30 calendar days from the date the permit is issued for its usage.
      (4)   Political signs shall be limited to temporary signs and, as much as possible, shall comply with 20-foot intervals between political signs, banners and the like; such political signs shall be removed within 15 calendar days after the final results of the election for which such signs are placed, however, if additional time is needed to have the public entity make removal arrangements, then the City Manager’s office is so authorized to allow such unique extensions.
         (a)   Minimum setback: anywhere on the property.
         (b)   Maximum size per sign shall not exceed 40 square feet.
         (c)   Maximum height shall not exceed ten feet.
      (5)   Portable sign:
         (a)   Minimum setback shall be five feet to property lines;
         (b)   Maximum size shall not be over 40 square feet; and
         (c)   Maximum height shall not be over ten feet.
      (6)   Real estate signs shall be limited to one temporary, non-illuminated sign per site.
         (a)   Minimum setback shall be five feet to property lines.
         (b)   Maximum size shall not be over 40 square feet.
         (c)   Maximum height shall not be over ten feet.
      (7)   Street banner signs shall be allowed on special occasion with the permission of the City Manager’s office and the Police Chief’s office; such signs shall in no way affect the traffic flow or obstruct visibility.
   (C)   Proposals. Since not all type of signage can be realistically determined for all public properties by all public entities, as defined herein, if there is a proposal to erect a sign, either temporary or otherwise, that is not classified above, then that sign proposal shall be considered for action by the City Council after deliberation to do so by the Planning Director and the City Manager.
(Ord. 2016-07A, passed 8-9-2016)