§ 160.572 ALLOWED AND UNAUTHORIZED SIGN TYPES IN EACH DISTRICT.
   (a)   Only signs described as allowed herein shall be issued a permit in the following districts [§ 155.030 Permits required]. Except as otherwise provided within the title, it shall be unlawful for any person to erect, alter, relocate, or maintain any sign without first obtaining a sign permit from the department of planning and building services.
   (b)   The sign area and height set forth shall apply to all signs on the premises except as provided in § 160.576 [Exemptions]. The signs shall also comply with the requirements of § 160.573 [Regulations and limitations of temporary signs] and § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]. Prohibited signs as described herein, § 160.578 [Prohibited signs], will not be granted sign permits.
      (1)   Open Space, UT [1-2], BCF [4], WM [3] Forms.
         A.   The following signs are allowed within the district:
            1.   Building sign area of one square foot for each two lineal feet of building frontage.
            2.   Freestanding signs in conformance with the provisions below:
               a.   Freestanding signs shall not exceed 40 square feet and eight feet in height per street frontage for lots with street frontage of 100 feet or less and 60 square feet and eight feet in height per street frontage for lots with street frontage exceeding 101 feet.
               b.   One sign shall be allowed per street frontage.
                  i.   Freestanding signs shall be located only in a front or side yard.
                  ii.   Freestanding signs shall not be located within the intersection safety zone, [§ 160.517] or Driveway safety zone [§ 160.518] and Signs upon, over public ways [§ 155.001].
                  iii.   Freestanding signs shall not rotate.
            3.   Allowed temporary and nonpermanent signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.573 [Regulations and limitations of temporary signs] and § 160.574 [Regulations and limitations of changeable signs]:
               a.    Banners.
               b.   Portable signs.
            4.   Identification signage when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]: Public institution.
         B.   The following signs are unauthorized within the district:
            1.   Roof signs.
            2.   Projecting signs.
            3.   Window signs.
      (2)   AD [1-4] and DD [1-7] Forms.
         A.   The following signs are allowed within the district:
            1.   a.   Each dwelling unit: A one-square-foot wall sign.
               b.   Bed and breakfast establishment: Signage shall be no more than four square feet in area (either wall or freestanding signage), not to exceed six feet in height, and shall not be illuminated.
            2.   Identification signage when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]:
               a.   Public institution.
               b.   Residential tract.
         B.   The following signs are unauthorized within the district:
            1.   Roof signs.
            2.   Projecting signs.
            3.   Nonresidential identification signs.
            4.   Portable signs.
            5.   Window signs.
            6.   Banners.
      (3)   NF [1-2] and MD [1-3] Forms.
         A.   The following signs are allowed within the district:
            1.   Wall sign area not to exceed total sign area of 50 square feet per frontage.
            2.   Freestanding sign area not to exceed total sign area of 50 square feet, six feet in height, and in conformance with the provisions below:
               a.   One sign shall be allowed per street frontage. A second freestanding sign will be allowed for a lot with two or more frontages.
               b.   Freestanding signs are spaced no less than 100 feet apart.
               c.   When a premises has two 88-foot frontages and elects to erect only one freestanding sign, the sign area may be increased by 20%.
               d.   Freestanding signs shall be located only in a front or side yard.
               e.   Freestanding signs shall not be located within § 160.517 [Intersection safety zone] or § 160.518 [Driveway safety zone].
               f.   Freestanding signs shall not rotate.
            3.   Allowed temporary and nonpermanent signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.573 [Regulations and limitations of temporary signs] and § 160.574 [Regulations and limitations of changeable signs]:
               a.   Portable signs.
               b.   Banners.
            4.   Identification signage when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]:
               a.   Residential tract.
               b.   Nonresidential tract.
               c.   Public institution.
         B.   The following signs are unauthorized within the district:
            1.   Roof signs.
            2.   Projecting signs.
            3.   Window signs.
            4.   Joint tenant.
      (4)   BCF [1-2] and RE1 Forms.
         A.   The following signs are allowed within the district:
            1.   Building signs in conformance with the provisions below:
               a.   Wall, roof, and projecting. Building sign area of one square foot for each two lineal feet of street frontage or one square foot for each lineal foot of building frontage shall be allowed. When a building has multiple frontages, an additional sign area of one square foot for each three lineal feet of street frontage or one square foot for each two lineal feet of building frontage shall be allowed for other street frontages. Allowable sign area is not transferable from one frontage to another.
               b.   Additional building sign standards:
                  i.   Projecting sign.
                     (A)   May project no more than five feet from the building face.
                     (B)   Shall have a minimum clearance of ten feet above grade level above any yard or sidewalk and 16 feet above any road, alley, or drive.
                     (C)   May project no more than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                     (D)   Shall not project over public rights-of-way.
                  ii.   Roof sign.
                     (A)   Shall rise no higher than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                     (B)   Shall be limited to a maximum of 32 square feet in sign area.
               c.   Freestanding signs in conformance with the provisions below:
                  i.   Freestanding signs shall not exceed a total sign area of 40 square feet and eight feet in height for lots with street frontage of 100 feet or less and 60 square feet and eight feet in height for lots with street frontage exceeding 101 feet.
                  ii.   In addition to the allowable signage, one additional freestanding sign will be allowed for each additional 300 linear feet of the street frontage.
                  iii.   Monument signs will be permitted a 15% increase in the allowed sign area.
                  iv.   Freestanding signs shall be spaced no less than 100 feet apart.
                  v.   When a premises has two 88-foot frontages and elects to erect only one freestanding sign, the sign area may be increased by 20%.
                  vi.   Freestanding signs shall be located only in a front or side yard.
                  vii.   Freestanding signs shall not be located within § 160.517 [Intersection safety zone] or § 160.518 [Driveway safety zone].
                  viii.   Freestanding signs shall not rotate.
               d.   Allowed temporary and nonpermanent signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.573 [Regulations and limitations of temporary signs] and § 160.574 [Regulations and limitations of changeable signs]:
                  i.   Portable signs.
                  ii.   Window signs.
                  iii.   Banner.
               E.   Allowed identification signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]:
                  i.   Public institution.
                  ii.   Nonresidential tract.
                  iii.   Joint tenant.
                  iv.   Residential tract.
      (5)   RE [2-5] Forms.
         A.   The following signs are allowed within the district:
            1.   Building signs in conformance with the provisions below:
               a.   Wall, roof, and projecting. A building sign area of one square foot for each one lineal foot of street frontage or two square feet for each one lineal foot of building frontage shall be allowed. Allowable sign area is not transferable from one frontage to another.
               b.   On any RE2, RE3, or RE4 form where multiple tenant strip malls have a building depth over two and a half times the building frontage (width), and the lot has only one street frontage, the building signage will be based on the depth rather than the width, of the building.
               c.   Additional building sign standards:
                  i.   Projecting sign.
                     (A)   May project no more than five feet from the building face.
                     (B)   Shall have a minimum clearance of ten feet above grade level above any yard or sidewalk and 16 feet above any road, alley, or drive.
                     (C)   May project no more than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                     (D)   Shall not project over public rights-of-way.
                  ii.   Roof sign.
                     (A)   Shall rise no higher than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                     (B)   Shall be limited to a maximum of 32 square feet in sign area.
         B.   Freestanding signs in conformance with the provisions below with a maximum permitted sign area and height as set forth below:
 
Street Frontage
1-50'
51-100'
101-150'
151-200'
201-250'
251-299'
300'
Sign area
32
64
96
128
160
192
200
Sign height
20
25
25
25
30
30
30
 
            1.   Freestanding signs shall be limited to one per street frontage, except that businesses on frontages of 264 feet or more may erect two freestanding signs. However, the total sign area of both signs may not exceed that allowed for the street frontage.
            2.   In addition to the allowable signage, one additional freestanding sign will be allowed for each additional 300 linear feet of the street frontage.
            3.   Freestanding signs shall be spaced no less than 100 feet apart.
            4.   When a premises has two 88- foot frontages and elects to erect only one freestanding sign, the sign area may be increased by 20%.
            5.   Freestanding signs shall be located only in a front or side yard.
            6.   Freestanding signs shall not be located within § 160.517 [Intersection safety zone] or § 160.518 [Driveway safety zone], herein.
            7.   Freestanding signs shall not rotate.
         C.   Allowed temporary signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.573 [Regulations and limitations of temporary signs]:
            1.   Window signs.
            2.   Banners.
            3.   Portable signs.
         D.   Allowed identification signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]:
            1.   Nonresidential tract.
            2.   Joint tenant.
            3.   Public institution.
            4.   Residential tract.
      (6)   RE6 Form.
         A.   The following signs are allowed within the district:
            1.   Building signs in conformance with the provisions below:
               a.   Wall, roof, and projecting. Building sign area of three square feet for each one lineal foot of street frontage shall be allowed. When a parcel has multiple frontage, an additional sign area of one square foot for each additional one lineal foot of street frontage shall be allowed for other street frontages. No more than three square feet of sign area for each one lineal foot of street frontage shall face any one frontage.
               b.   Additional building sign standards:
                  i.   Projecting sign.
                     (A)   May project no more than five feet from the building face.
                     (B)   Shall have a minimum clearance of ten feet above grade level above any yard or sidewalk and 16 feet above any road, alley, or drive.
                     (C)   May project no more than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                     (D)   Shall not project over public rights-of-way except in the downtown RE6 Form.
                  ii.   Roof sign.
                     (A)   Shall rise no higher than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                     (B)   Shall be limited to a maximum of 32 square feet in sign area.
               c.   Freestanding signs. With a maximum permitted sign area and height as set forth below:
 
Street Frontage
1-100'
101-150'
151-200'
201-300'
300'
Sign area
32
48
64
80
100
Sign height
18
18
18
18
18
 
                  i.   Freestanding signs shall be limited to one per street frontage, except that businesses on frontages of 264 feet or more may erect two freestanding signs. However, the total sign area of both signs may not exceed that allowed for the street frontage.
                  ii.   Freestanding signs shall be spaced no less than 100 feet apart.
                  iii.   When a premises has two 88-foot frontages and elects to erect only one freestanding sign, the sign area may be increased by 20%.
                  iv.   Freestanding signs shall be located only in a front or side yard.
                  v.   Freestanding signs shall not be located within § 160.517 [Intersection safety zone] or § 160.518 [Driveway safety zone], herein.
                  vi.   Freestanding signs shall not rotate.
                  vii.   In addition to the allowable signage, one additional freestanding sign will be allowed for each additional 300 linear feet of the street frontage.
         B.   Allowed temporary signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.573 [Regulations and limitations of temporary signs]:
            1.   Portable signs (including sandwich signs) [§ 117.066 Objects allowed in the right-of-way upon notice].
            2.   Banners.
            3.   Window.
         C.   Allowed identification signs are as follows when in conformance with provisions of § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]:
            1.   Nonresidential.
            2.   Public institutional.
      (7)   WM [1-2] Form.
         A.   The following signs are allowed within the district:
            1.   Building signs in conformance with the provisions below:
               a.   Wall, roof, and projecting. Building sign area of one square foot for each three lineal feet of street frontage shall be allowed. When a parcel has multiple frontage, an additional sign area of one square foot for each additional four lineal feet of street frontage shall be allowed for other street frontages. No more than one square foot of sign area for each three lineal feet of street frontage shall face any one frontage.
               b.   Additional building sign standards:
                  i.   Projecting sign.
                     (A)   May project no more than five feet from the building face.
                     (B)   Shall have a minimum clearance of ten feet above grade level above any yard or sidewalk and 16 feet above any road, alley, or drive.
                     (C)   May project no more than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                     (D)   Shall not project over public rights-of-way.
                  ii.   Roof sign.
                     (A)   Shall rise no higher than five feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                     (B)   Shall be limited to a maximum of 32 square feet in sign area.
            2.   Freestanding signs. With a maximum permitted sign area and height as set forth below:
 
Street Frontage
1-100'
101-150'
151-200'
201-300'
300'+
Sign area
37
55
92
107
115
Sign height
18
18
18
18
18
 
               a.   Freestanding signs shall be limited to one per street frontage except that businesses on frontages of 264 feet or more may erect two freestanding signs. However, the total sign area of both signs may not exceed that allowed for the street frontage.
               b.   Freestanding signs shall be spaced no less than 100 feet apart.
               c.   When a premises has two 88-foot frontages and elects to erect only one freestanding sign, the sign area may be increased by 20%.
               d.   Freestanding signs shall be located only in a front or side yard.
               e.   Freestanding signs shall not be located within the § 160.517 [Intersection safety zone] or § 160.518 [Driveway safety zone], herein.
               f.   Freestanding signs shall not rotate.
            3.   Allowed temporary signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.573 [Regulations and limitations of temporary signs]:
               a.   Portable signs.
               b.   Banners.
            4.   Allowed identification signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]:
               a.   Nonresidential tract.
               b.   Public institution.
         B.   The following signs are unauthorized within the district:
            1.   Window.
            2.   Joint tenant.
      (8)   BCF3 Form.
         A.   The following signs are allowed and authorized within the district:
            1.   Building signs in conformance with the provisions below:
               a.   Wall, roof, and projecting. Building sign area 1 square foot for each 2 lineal feet of street frontage or 1 square foot for each lineal foot of building frontage shall be allowed. BCF3 forms where multiple tenants have a building depth over two and a half times the building frontage (width), and the lot has only one street frontage, the building signage will be based on the depth rather than the width of the building. When a building has multiple frontages, an additional sign area of 1 square foot for each 3 lineal feet of street frontage or 1 square foot for each 2 lineal feet of building frontage shall be allowed for other street frontages. Allowable sign area is not transferable from one frontage to another.
               b.   Projecting sign.
                  i.   May project no more than 5 feet from the building face.
                  ii.   Shall have a minimum clearance of 10 feet above grade level above any yard or sidewalk and 16 feet above any road, alley, or drive.
                  iii.   May project no more than 5 feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                  iv.   Shall not project over public rights-of-way.
               c.   Roof sign.
                  i.   Shall rise no higher than 5 feet above the top of a parapet or roof.
                  ii.   Shall be limited to a maximum of 32 square feet in sign area.
            2.   Freestanding signs in conformance with the provisions with a maximum permitted sign area and height as set forth below:
 
Street Frontage
1-100'
101-150'
151-200'
201-300'
300'+
Sign area
48
64
80
100
120
Sign height
20
20
25
25
25
 
               a.   Freestanding signs shall be limited to one per street frontage except that businesses on frontages of 264 feet or more may erect two freestanding signs. However, the total sign area of both signs may not exceed that allowed for the street frontage.
               b.   In addition to the allowable signage, one additional freestanding sign will be allowed for each additional 300 linear feet of the street frontage.
               c.   Freestanding signs shall be spaced no less than 100 feet apart.
               d.   When a premises has two 88-foot frontages and elects to erect only one freestanding sign, the sign area may be increased by 20%.
               e.   Freestanding signs shall be located only in a front or side yard.
               f.   Freestanding signs shall not be located within § 160.517 [Intersection safety zone] or § 160.518 [Driveway safety zone].
               g.   Freestanding signs shall not rotate.
            3.   Allowed temporary and nonpermanent signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.573 [Regulations and limitations of temporary signs] and § 160.574 [Regulations and limitations of changeable signs]:
               a.   Portable signs.
               b.   Window signs.
               c.   Banner.
            4.   Allowed identification signs are as follows when in conformance with the provisions of § 160.575 [Regulations and limitations for identification signs]:
               a.   Public institution.
               b.   Nonresidential tract.
               c.   Joint tenant.
               d.   Residential tract.
         B.   The following signs are unauthorized with this form: Signs prohibited by this code as noted in § 160.578.
(1992 Code, App. B, §15.57.030)  (Ord. 42-83, passed 6-27-1983; Ord. 29-87, passed 5-4-1987; Ord. 37-87, passed 6-1-1987; Ord. 72-88, passed 8-1-1988; Ord. 94-90, passed 10-1-1990; Ord. 5-91, passed 1-7-1991; Ord. 83-91, passed 11-4-1991; Ord. 39-94, passed 5-2-1994; Ord. 81-94, passed 9-6-1994; Ord. 28-94, passed 4-4-1994; Ord. 94-95, passed 7-3-1995; Ord. 68-96, passed 6-3-1996; Ord. 45-98, passed 5-4-1998; Ord. 119-98, passed 11-9-1998; Ord. 14-00, passed 3-6-2000; Ord. 88-01, passed 10-1-2001; Ord. 21-03, passed 3-3-2003; Ord. 9-13, passed 3-19-2013; Ord. 33-18, passed 5-2-2018; Ord. 37-19, passed 4-2-2019; Ord. 16-21, passed 2-2-2021)