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(a) The sign standards shall apply to every zoning district for the city and its extraterritorial jurisdiction. Sign terminology shall be defined within § 160.005.
(b) Measurement standards.
(1) Sign height shall be measured from the grade (as defined) immediately below the sign.
(2) Sign area shall be measured by the area of the largest single face of the sign within a perimeter which forms the outside shape, including any frame which forms an integral part of the display, but excluding the necessary supports or uprights on which the sign may be placed. If the sign consists of more than one section or module, all areas will be totaled.
(c) Sign faces. Sign faces that are erected back to back and do not exceed a forty-five-degree (45°) angle are considered one sign. Sign faces which exceed a forty-five-degree (45°) angle are considered two signs.
(1992 Code, App. B, § 15.57.020) (Ord. 42-83, passed 6-27-1983; Ord. 9-13, passed 3-19-2013; Ord. 79-14, passed 10-14-2014)