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The regulations and limitations of permitted signs shall be as spelled out below.
(a) Wall signs. Wall signs may be located anywhere on the wall of a building.
(b) Projecting signs.
(1) Projecting signs may project no more than five feet from the building face.
(2) Projecting signs shall have a minimum clearance of ten feet above grade level about any yard or sidewalk and 16 feet above any road or drive.
(3) Projecting signs may project no more than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof line including the framework or support.
(c) Roof signs. Roof signs shall rise no higher than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof line and shall not exceed the height limits for the zoning district.
(d) Freestanding signs.
(1) Freestanding signs shall be limited to one per street frontage except that businesses on frontages of 300 feet, or more, may erect two freestanding signs; however, the total sign area for both signs may not exceed that allowed for the street frontage.
(2) Freestanding signs shall be located only in the front or side yard.
(3) Freestanding signs shall not project over public property.
(4) A. Freestanding signs shall not be erected within the area of a corner of two intersecting streets or a street and railroad. Area of a corner, in this case, shall be the triangular area formed by measuring 40 feet from the intersection along both roads and connecting these two points with a straight line.
B. Exceptions: Freestanding signs may be located in the area of a corner when the sign and sign structure comply with the following:
1. The sign face is located 12 feet above grade level; and
2. The sign structure is of a size and spacing as to not obstruct the view of the intersection.
(1992 Code, App. F, § 17.03) (Ord. 10-06, passed 1-23-2006)