4-5-1: PURPOSE:
The regulation of signs by this code is intended to promote and protect the public health, safety and welfare by reducing the depreciation of property values caused by signs that are incompatible with surrounding land uses; by creating a more attractive economic and business climate within the commercial and office areas of the village; by enhancing and protecting the physical appearance of all areas of the village; and by reducing the distractions, obstructions and hazards to pedestrian and auto traffic caused by the indiscriminate placement and use of signs. (Ord. 3392, 9-12-2011)