§ 157.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   GROUND SIGNS. Any sign or device erected for the purpose of advertising, or for the identification of a business or structure, supported from the ground and not attached to any part of a building or structure.
   MARQUEE. Any contrivance or canopy attached to or affixed to a building for the purpose of furnishing shelter to persons approaching an entrance to the building, but not including, awnings, verandas or porches.
   OUTDOOR ADVERTISING. Advertising by means of painted pictures or lettering, posters or images projected by any type of projector, upon any sign, board or plane erected for that purpose either upon any part of any building or structure or on independent structure supported from the ground.
   PROJECTING SIGN. Any sign, bulletin or device erected for the purpose of advertising or for the identification of a business or structure which is attached to and projects from any part of a building or structure.
   ROOF SIGN. Any sign, bulletin or device erected for the purpose of advertising or for the identification of a business or a structure supported on the roof of a building or structure.
   WALL SIGN. Any sign, bulletin or device erected for the purpose of advertising, or for the identification of a business or a structure, parallel to and as nearly against the face of a wall as projecting cornices, belt courses or other ornamentations of the wall may permit.
(1967 Code, § 18-1)