(16)   State Road. 757
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Title to the contrary, one (1) free-standing, single-faced non- accessory outdoor advertising sign, mounted to a single support structure, shall be permitted within the area generally bounded by State Road, the Delaware Expressway (I-95), and Ashburner Street, and more particularly within the area rezoned to I-2 Medium Industrial District by Bill No. 160275, provided all of the following are satisfied:
(a)   The area of the sign face shall be no more than 1,200 sq. ft.
(b)   The back of the sign face shall be constructed so as to conceal structural supports for the sign face.
(c)   The height of the sign from ground grade to the top of the sign shall not exceed 55 ft.; nor shall the bottom of the sign face be more than 25 ft. above the road elevation of the nearest lane of I-95 measured at 90° angle from the single support for the sign structure.
(d)   Internal illumination and digital electronic changeable messages shall be permitted.
(e)   The sign face shall be oriented facing north on I-95 and thus advertising to southbound traffic.
(f)   The sign shall be in compliance with the provisions of this Chapter 14-900, except that it need not be in compliance with § 14-905(2) (spacing requirements); § 14-905(4)(a) (area regulations); § 14-905(5)(a), (b), (c) (height regulations); § 14-905(10)(m), (n) (distance from park or recreational area); or § 14-905(12)(b)-(f) (permits).
(g)   A lot on which a non-accessory outdoor advertising sign is erected pursuant to this subsection (16) shall not contain any structures or improvements other than those in place on March 31, 2016, and any improvements necessary for the erection and maintenance of the sign, and subdivision shall not be permitted so long as such sign remains on the lot.

 

Notes

757
   Added, Bill No. 160276 (approved September 6, 2016). "State Road" caption added by Code editor.