§ 160.573  REGULATIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF TEMPORARY SIGNS.
   (a)   The regulations and limitations of temporary signs shall be as follows.
      (1)   Permits are required for the following temporary signs. Permit fees will cover inspection costs necessary to administer the temporary nature of these signs, on-site inspections and confirming their condition, and that they have been removed within the permitted time frames. Additional inspections will result in citations and fines.
      (2)   Temporary signs shall be maintained in a legible condition and secured on each end and shall be in compliance with § 160.517 [Intersection safety zone] and § 155.001 [Signs upon, over public ways].
      (3)   Temporary signs presently in use that do not comply with these ordinance provisions shall be removed within 30 days of the effective date of this ordinance.
   (b)   Portable signs.
      (1)   Generally.
         A.   Except as otherwise provided in this section, portable signs may only be allowed in the UT [1-2], BCF [1-4], NF [1-2], MD [1-3], RE [1-6], WM [1-3] Forms. Based upon the lot sizes, setbacks, and impacts to adjacent properties, portable signs are not authorized within the single-family district/form and neighborhood commercial.
            1.   Portable signs shall be limited to no more than 32 square feet.
            2.   Portable sign permits are allowed up to 60 permit days per calendar year at any one business location. Separate permits shall be required for each sign. Permits may be issued for terms of either 15 or 30 days, and permit holders will be charged with the full term of which the permit is issued. Subsequent permits shall not be issued until 30 days have elapsed following the expiration of 15-day permits and 60 days following a 30-day permit. Permits for two or more portable signs may be issued at a particular business location if the permits are of equal duration and run concurrently.
            3.   [Portable] inflatable signs. High-flying, helium, ground, and roof inflatable signs may be displayed under the following conditions.
               a.   Sign area exception: The maximum size of a ground-mounted inflatable will be 15 feet by 30 feet. The maximum size of a roof- mounted inflatable will be 25 feet wide by 30 feet high. The maximum volume of a high-flying inflatable will be 500 cubic feet.
               b.   Inflatable permits are allowed up to 60 permit days per calendar year at any one business location. Separate permits shall be required for each sign. Permits may be issued for terms of seven days, and permit holders will be charged with the full term of which the permit is issued. Subsequent permits shall not be issued until 30 days have elapsed following the expiration of seven-day permits. Permits for two inflatable signs may be issued at a particular business location if the permits are of equal duration and run concurrently.
               c.   Cabling, tie-downs, or tether lines will not be located on or across public property.
               d.   High-flying inflatables will not be located in any airport approach zone and will not interfere with utility lines, antennas, or towers.
            4.   [Portable] noninflatable signs. Noninflatable signs (including but not limited to windfeathers and nongovernmental flags) may only be displayed under the following conditions:
               a.   Shall not exceed 32 square feet in total area per sign.
               b.   Noninflatable permits are allowed up to 60 permit days per calendar year at any one business location. Separate permits shall be required for each sign. Permits may be issued for terms of either 15 or 30 days, and permit holders will be charged with the full term of which the permit is issued. Subsequent permits shall not be issued until 30 days have elapsed following the expiration of 15-day permits and 60 days following a 30-day permit. Permits for two noninflatable signs may be issued at a particular business location if the permits are of equal duration and run concurrently.
(1992 Code, App. B, § 15.57.040)  (Ord. 42-83, passed 6-27-1983; Ord. 29-87, passed 5-4-1987; Ord. 16-88, passed 3-7-1988; Ord. 81-94, passed 9-6-1994; Ord. 68-96, passed 6-3-1996; Ord. 71-97, passed 10-6-1997; Ord. 45-98, passed 5-4-1998; Ord. 15-02, passed 3-4-2002; Ord. 9-13, passed 3-19-2013; Ord. 33-18, passed 5-2-2018)