The following signs, as well as all other signs not expressly permitted by this chapter, are prohibited in all districts and shall not be erected, maintained or, except as provided for elsewhere in this chapter, permitted to continue in any district:
   A.   Advertising signs, including billboards.
   B.   Attention getting devices.
   C.   Banner signs (except for the grand opening of a new business).
   D.   Box signs.
   E.   Electronic reader board (except as approved as part of a planned development).
   F.   Home occupation identification signs.
   G.   Moving or animated signs.
   H.   Off premises signs (except as approved as part of a planned development).
   I.   Portable signs.
   J.   Projecting signs.
   K.   Real estate signs indicating that property has been sold.
   L.   Roof signs.
   M.   Temporary signs, except as expressly authorized in this chapter and when approved in connection with temporary uses.
   N.   Vehicle/trailer signs.
   O.   Any sign that advertises, identifies or pertains to a business no longer conducted, or a product no longer sold, on the premises where such sign is located. Such signs shall be removed within thirty days following cessation of the relevant activity.
   P.   Any sign on a tree, utility pole, or light pole, whether on public or private property (except municipal/government banners appropriately approved and mounted).
   Q.   Any sign on public property, except governmental signs authorized in this chapter.
   R.   Any sign painted directly on a wall, roof or fence.
   S.   Any ground sign (or portion thereof) existing at a height of more than fifteen feet above the grade of the adjacent residential district.
   T.   Construction advertising signs in residential neighborhoods other than the sign or permit placard required by the village. (Ord. 3446, 7-9-2012)