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An original art mural that meets all of the following requirements will be allowed upon satisfaction of the applicable registration procedures:
(a) To preserve public order and protect human dignity, a mural artwork may not include displays that incite violence or prejudicial actions against groups or individuals on the basis of their membership in the group, or which disparage or intimidate a group of individuals on the basis of their membership in the group.
(b) No part of a mural shall exceed the height of the structure to which it is tiled, painted, or affixed.
(c) No part of a mural shall extend from the plane of the wall upon which it is tiled, painted, or affixed.
(d) No mural, except for murals consisting completely of paint, shall be placed over the exterior surface of any building opening including, but not limited to, windows, doors, and vents.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, a mural consisting of paint or any other material permitted under this section may be placed on roll-down security doors on a commercial or industrial building.
(e) Surfaces should be prepared to allow the mural to withstand the outdoor climate of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Mural materials may not create environmental pollution due to flaking or chipping over time. Surface sealant is recommended.
(f) The property owner is responsible for the mural maintenance and shall coordinate repairs to the mural as necessary including, but not limited to, removal of graffiti per § 132.003 of this Code.
(Ord. 38-21, passed 4-6-2021)