§ 153.450 PURPOSE.
   It is the purpose of these sign regulations to:
   (A)   Permit the use of signs as a means of communication in the city.
   (B)   Maintain and enhance the city's natural and manmade environments.
   (C)   Encourage an attractive and healthy economic environment.
   (D)   Minimize the possible adverse effects of signs on nearby public and private property.
   (E)   Enable the fair and consistent enforcement of these regulations.
   (F)   Provide reasonable regulations that will permit the city's compelling and substantial interests in limiting, reducing, and avoiding visual clutter associated with unrestricted proliferation of signs.
   (G)   Permit a reasonable method for the communication of non-commercial political messages. However, these regulations are not intended to sanction or protect any message, political, or otherwise, that may be determined to constitute a civil or criminal violation such as, but not limited to, obscene or libelous messages.
(Ord. 4-2016, passed 3-2-16)