1250.07 SIGN REGULATIONS BY DISTRICT.
   A.    Sign Regulations in Single- and Two-Family Districts.
      1.    Purpose. Permitted signs in Single- and Two-Family Residential Districts are intended to provide legible information regarding the location of residences and institutions located within the district, their availability for purchase or lease, to inform the public as to the ownership and access limitations of property, and to describe the activities of institutions and places of worship.
      2.    Applicability to Zoning Districts. The following regulations pertain to signs located in the SF1, SF2, SF3 and TF Zoning Districts.
      3.    Primary Signs. Primary signs shall be permitted in Single- and Two-Family Residential Districts pursuant to the following:
         a.    Permitted. The following primary signs are permitted by right, pursuant to this chapter.
            (1)    Permanent signs serving residential uses, installed as a window or lawn sign.
               (a)    Permanent signs serving residential uses, when installed as a window signs, shall be no greater than one (1) square foot in area.
               (b)    Permanent signs serving residential uses, when installed as a lawn sign, shall be no greater than one (1) square foot in area and no greater than three (3) feet in height.
Such signs shall be located a minimum of fifty (50) feet from the nearest edge of the sidewalk, unless the front yard measured from the building to the edge of the sidewalk is less than fifty (50) feet in which case  such signs shall be located within five (5) feet of the front of the building, and such signs shall be positioned within three (3) feet in front of shrubbery of at least equal height as the sign.
No more than two (2) permanent lawn signs are permitted on a property.
            (2)   Directory signs, used to identify places of worship and schools, and installed as a wall sign. Such signs shall not exceed twenty-four (24) square feet. Directory signs may incorporate changeable copy.
            (3)    Identification signs used to identify places of worship and schools only, installed as a monument sign, not to exceed twenty-four (24) square feet, and pursuant to 1250.08.B, Regulations Affecting Monument Signs. Such identification signs serving places of worship may incorporate changeable copy.
      4.    Temporary Signs. Temporary Signs shall be permitted pursuant to Section 1250.04.A, Residential Districts.
      5.    Signs Approved as Part of a Planned Development.  Signs which vary from the regulations of this Chapter may be approved as part of a Planned Unit Development or a Small Lot Infill Development.
   B.    Sign Regulations In Multiple-Family Residential Districts.
      1.    Purpose. Permitted signs in Multiple-Family Residential Districts are intended to provide legible information regarding the location of residences and institutions located within the district, their availability for purchase or lease, to inform the public as to the ownership and access limitations of property, and to describe the activities of institutions and places of worship.
      2.    Applicability to Zoning Districts. The following regulations pertain to signs located in the MF and A zoning districts.
      3.    Primary Signs. Primary signs shall be permitted in Multiple-Family Residential Districts pursuant to the following:
         a.    Permitted. The following primary signs are permitted by right, pursuant to this chapter.
            (1)    Permanent signs serving residential uses, installed as a window or lawn sign.
               (a)    Permanent signs serving residential uses, when installed as a window signs, shall be no greater than one (1) square foot in area.
               (b)    Permanent signs serving residential uses, when installed as a lawn sign, shall be no greater than one (1) square foot in area and no greater than three (3) feet in height. Such signs shall be located beyond fifty (50) feet from the nearest edge of the sidewalk, unless the front measured from the building to the edge of the sidewalk is less than fifty (50) feet in which case such signs shall be located within five (5) feet of the front of the building, and such signs shall be positioned within three (3) feet in front of shrubbery of at least equal height as the sign. No more than two (2) permanent lawn signs are permitted on a property.
            (2)   Identification signs on buildings serving multiple-family or institutional purposes.  Identification signs serving places of worship may incorporate changeable copy.
               (a)    Wall Signs, not to exceed twelve (12) square feet in area, pursuant to 1250.08  A. Regulations Affecting Wall Signs.
               (b)    Canopy or awning signs pursuant to 1250.08 D, Regulations Affecting Canopy and Awning Signs.
               (c)    Monument sign, not to exceed four (4) feet in height or twenty four (24) square feet, and pursuant to 1250.08 B, Regulations Affecting Monument Signs.
            (3)    Directory signs, used to identify places of worship and schools.
               (a)    Wall sign. Such signs shall not exceed twenty four (24) square feet. Directory signs may incorporate changeable copy.
               (b)    Directory signs used to identify places of worship and schools, installed as a monument sign, not to exceed four (4) feet in height or twenty four (24) square feet, and pursuant to 1250.08 B, Regulations Affecting Monument Signs. Such signs may incorporate changeable copy.
      4.    Parking Control Signs. Parking Control Signs shall be permitted pursuant to the following:
         a.    Only one (1) parking control sign is permitted per entry or exit  drive serving a parking lot.
         b.    Such signs shall not exceed a surface area of four (4) square feet and a height of five and one half (5 ½) feet. One sign is required for each ADA parking spot.
         c.    Such signs shall not contain a business name or logo.
      5.    Temporary Signs. Temporary Signs shall be permitted pursuant to Section 1250.04.A, Residential Districts.
      6.    Signs Approved as Part of a Planned Unit Development.  Signs which vary from the regulations of this Chapter may be approved as part of a Planned Unit Development.
   C.    Sign Regulations In Commercial and Office Districts.
      1.    Purpose. Permitted signs in Commercial Districts are intended to provide legible information regarding the location of businesses, institutions and residences located within the district, their availability for purchase or lease, to inform the public as to the ownership and access limitations of property, and to describe the activities of businesses and institutions.
      2.    Applicability to Zoning Districts. The following regulations pertain to signs located in the C1, C2, C3, CM, and O Zoning Districts.
      3.    Primary Signs. Every business establishment shall be permitted one (1) of the following primary sign types for each public right-of-way upon which the property fronts:
         a.   Permitted. The following primary signs are permitted by right, pursuant to this chapter.
            (1)    Identification signs, installed as a wall, window, canopy, awning, or monument sign.
               (a)    Wall signs are pursuant to 1250.08.A, Regulations Affecting Wall Signs.
               (b)    Window signs are pursuant to 1250.08.C, Regulations Affecting Window Signs.
               (c)    Canopy or awning signs are pursuant to 1250.08.D, Regulations Affecting Canopy and Awning Signs.
               (d)    Monument signs pursuant to 1250.08 D Regulations Affecting monument signs.
            (2)    Directory signs may be used as primary signs to identify upper story business and institutional uses. Such signs shall be installed as a wall sign, not to exceed twenty-four (24) square feet, and located within six (6) feet of the doorway serving such uses. Such signs may incorporate changeable copy.
      4.    Secondary Signs. Every business establishment shall be permitted one (1) of the following as a Secondary Sign for each public right-of-way upon which the property fronts:
         a.    Permitted
            (1)    Window signs, not to exceed six (6) square feet in area or fifteen percent (15%) of the window area, whichever is smaller, and pursuant to 1250.08.C, Regulations Affecting Window Signs.
            (2)    Canopy or awning signs pursuant to Section 1250.08.D Regulations Affecting Canopy and Awning Signs.
         b.    Conditional. Projecting sign, pursuant to the granting of a Conditional Use Permit Section 1250.09, Local Sign District Regulations, and Section 1250.08.D, Regulations Affecting Canopy and Awning Signs.
      5.    Auxiliary Entry Signs. Every business establishment shall be permitted one (1) auxiliary entry sign, installed as a wall sign, no wider than the width of the customer entrance, and not to exceed two (2) feet in height.
Figure 1250.07C Typical Commercial Sign Requirements
 
      6.   Parking Control Signs. Parking Control Signs shall be permitted pursuant to the following:
         a.    Only one (1) parking control sign is permitted per entry or exit drive serving a parking lot.
         b.    Such signs shall not exceed a surface area of four (4) square feet and a height of five and one half (5 ½) feet. One sign is required for each ADA parking spot.
         c.    Such signs shall not contain a business name or logo.
      7.    Temporary Signs. Temporary signs shall be permitted,  pursuant to Section 1250.04, Temporary Signs, except for Banners, which shall require a conditional use permit pursuant to Section 1213.05, Conditional Uses.
      8.    Signs Approved as Part of a Planned Unit Development.  Signs which vary from the regulations of this Chapter may be approved as part of a Planned Unit Development
   D.    Sign Regulations In Institutional and Park and Recreation Districts.
      1.    Purpose. Permitted signs in Institutional and Park and Recreation Districts are intended to provide legible information regarding the location of institutions and public facilities located within the district, their availability for purchase or lease, to inform the public as to the ownership and access limitations of property, and to describe the activities thereon.
      2.    Applicability to Zoning Districts. The following regulations pertain to signs located in the I and PR Zoning Districts.
      3.    Primary Signs. Every business establishment shall be permitted one (1) of the following as a primary sign for each public right-of-way upon which the property fronts:
         a.    Permitted. The following primary signs are permitted by right, pursuant to this Chapter.
            (1)   Identification signs, installed as a wall sign, not to exceed twelve (12) square feet, and pursuant to 1250.08.A, Regulations Affecting Wall Signs.
            (2)    Directory signs, installed as a wall sign, not to exceed twenty-four (24) square feet, and located within six (6) feet of the doorway serving such uses. Such signs may incorporate changeable copy.
            (3)    Monument sings pursuant to 1250.08 D Regulations  Affecting monument signs.
      4.    Parking Control Signs. Parking Control Signs shall be permitted pursuant to the following:
         a.   Only one (1) parking control sign is permitted per entry or exit drive serving a parking lot.
         b.    Such signs shall not exceed a surface area of four (4) square feet and a height of five and one half (5 ½) feet. One sign is required for each ADA parking spot.
         c.    Such signs shall not contain a business name or logo.
      5.    Temporary Signs. Temporary signs shall be permitted, pursuant to Section 1250.04, Temporary Signs.
      6.    Signs Approved as Part of a Planned Unit Development. Signs which vary from the regulations of this Chapter may be approved as part of a Planned Unit Development
         (Ord. 18-25.  Enacted 4-23-18.)