4-5-15: VARIATIONS:
   A.   The zoning administrator may issue the following minor variations from the requirements of this chapter following the procedures for minor variations in section 10-5-4 of this code to the extent practicable:
      1.   Up to a ten percent (10%) increase in individual sign area limitations for all structural sign types except for wall signs.
      2.   An increase in the area of a wall sign in excess of the maximum square footage of wall sign area permitted in the district in which the sign shall be located, but less than or equal to five percent (5%) of the wall to which the sign shall be affixed.
   B.   The zoning board of appeals shall have the jurisdiction to hold public hearings and offer recommendations to the village president and board of trustees for the following major variations from the requirements of this chapter, pursuant to its powers granted in section 10-5-4 of this code, and following the procedures therein to the extent practicable, and the village president and board of trustees may thereafter approve such major variations, in their discretion:
      1.   An increase greater than ten percent (10%) in individual sign area limitations for all structural sign types with the exception of wall signs.
      2.   An increase in the area of a wall sign in excess of the maximum square footage of wall sign area permitted in the district in which the sign shall be located and in excess of five percent (5%) of the wall to which the sign shall be affixed.
      3.   An increase in the total area of all signs permitted on a zoning lot. (Ord. 3817, 7-13-2020)