(A)   In any commercial or industrial district, each business shall be permitted advertising signs or merchandise that may be displayed in front of the particular business handling the merchandise displayed on the sidewalk. A minimum of 48 inches of unobstructed right-of-way for pedestrian traffic must be left between the display and any object along the curb (lightpole, fire hydrant, trash receptacle, and the like).
   (B)   DISPLAY means items for sale lined or hung along the building on the street front. ADVERTISING means a temporary sandwich or banner sign, not to exceed 12 square feet (see § 154.287), set at least two feet from the curb (leaving a minimum of four feet for sidewalk thoroughfare).
(Ord. 420, passed 3-4-1981)