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§ 152.16 SIGNS.
   (A)   Purpose. The purpose of this section is to regulate signs and outdoor advertising to ensure that the appearance of signs and outdoor advertising is consistent with, and assists in preserving the character of, the historic district in which the signs or outdoor advertising are located.
   (B)   Regulation. All signs and outdoor advertising within a historic district are subject to the §§ 154.005, 154.140, as amended, and 154.142, in addition to the provisions of this chapter.
   (C)   Guidelines. The Commission may adopt additional guidelines for the approval of signs and outdoor advertising that are equivalent in guidance to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Structures as set forth in 36 C.F.R. part 67, as amended.
   (D)   Historic signs. If the Commission determines that an existing sign is of historic significance, the Commission shall allow such sign to be repaired or restored, regardless whether it would otherwise meet the requirements of this section.
(Ord. passed 3-27-2000; Am. Ord. 080324-1, passed 3-24-2008)