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CODE OF ORDINANCE CITY OF WAUKEE, IOWA
SUPPLEMENT RECORD
CHAPTER 1 CODE OF ORDINANCES
CHAPTER 2 CHARTER
CHAPTER 3 BOUNDARIES
CHAPTER 4 MUNICIPAL INFRACTIONS
CHAPTER 5 OPERATING PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 6 CITY ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 7 FISCAL MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 8 INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS
CHAPTER 9 URBAN RENEWAL
CHAPTER 15 MAYOR
CHAPTER 16 MAYOR PRO TEM
CHAPTER 17 CITY COUNCIL
CHAPTER 18 CITY CLERK
CHAPTER 19 FINANCE DIRECTOR
CHAPTER 20 CITY ATTORNEY
CHAPTER 21 CITY ADMINISTRATOR
CHAPTER 22 LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
CHAPTER 23 BOARD OF APPEALS
CHAPTER 24 PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD
CHAPTER 26 PARK REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27 SUGAR CREEK MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE
CHAPTER 30 POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 35 FIRE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 40 PUBLIC PEACE
CHAPTER 41 PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 42 PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY
CHAPTER 45 ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND INTOXICATION
CHAPTER 46 MINORS
CHAPTER 50 NUISANCE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 51 JUNK AND JUNK VEHICLES
CHAPTER 52 NOISE CONTROL
CHAPTER 55 ANIMAL PROTECTION AND CONTROL
CHAPTER 56 DANGEROUS AND VICIOUS ANIMALS
CHAPTER 57 URBAN CHICKENS
CHAPTER 60 ADMINISTRATION OF TRAFFIC CODE
CHAPTER 61 TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES
CHAPTER 62 GENERAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 63 SPEED REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 64 TURNING REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 65 STOP OR YIELD REQUIRED
CHAPTER 66 LOAD AND WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
CHAPTER 67 PEDESTRIANS
CHAPTER 68 PARKING REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 70 TRAFFIC CODE ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 75 ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES AND SNOWMOBILES
CHAPTER 76 BICYCLE REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 77 SKATEBOARDS
CHAPTER 80 ABANDONED VEHICLES
CHAPTER 90 WATER SERVICE SYSTEM
CHAPTER 91 WATER METERS
CHAPTER 92 WATER RATES
CHAPTER 93 WATER WELL PROTECTION
CHAPTER 95 SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM
CHAPTER 96 BUILDING SEWERS AND CONNECTIONS
CHAPTER 97 ON-SITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 98 SEWER SERVICE CHARGES
CHAPTER 99 CONNECTION FEE DISTRICTS
CHAPTER 100 STORMWATER MANAGEMENT UTILITY
CHAPTER 101 ILLICIT DISCHARGE TO STORM SEWER SYSTEM
CHAPTER 102 CONSTRUCTION SITE EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL
CHAPTER 103 POST-CONSTRUCTION STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 104 REGULATION OF INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER, COMMERCIAL WASTEWATER AND HAULED WASTE
CHAPTER 105 SOLID WASTE CONTROL
CHAPTER 106 COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE
CHAPTER 107 MANDATORY RECYCLING PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 110 NATURAL GAS SERVICE RATES AND CHARGES
CHAPTER 111 ELECTRIC ENERGY FRANCHISE
CHAPTER 112 CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE
CHAPTER 115 RIGHT-OF-WAY AND UTILITY INSTALLATION PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 120 LIQUOR LICENSES AND WINE AND BEER PERMITS
CHAPTER 121 CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO PERMITS
CHAPTER 122 PEDDLERS AND SOLICITORS
CHAPTER 123 PAWNBROKERS
CHAPTER 124 MASSAGE THERAPY ESTABLISHMENT LICENSE
CHAPTER 135 STREET USE AND MAINTENANCE
CHAPTER 136 SIDEWALK REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 137 VACATION AND DISPOSAL OF STREETS
CHAPTER 138 NAMING OF STREETS
CHAPTER 140 CONTROLLED ACCESS FACILITIES
CHAPTER 145 MANUFACTURED AND MOBILE HOMES
CHAPTER 150 TREES
CHAPTER 151 TELECOMMUNICATION TOWERS
CHAPTER 155 BUILDING CODES AND REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 156 RESIDENTIAL RENTAL CODE
CHAPTER 160 SITE AND BUILDING DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS
CHAPTER 161 LANDSCAPE AND OPEN SPACE REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 165 ZONING REGULATIONS DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 166 ZONING REGULATIONS ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER 167 ZONING REGULATIONS SIGNS
CHAPTER 168 ZONING REGULATIONS PARKING AND LOADING
CHAPTER 169 ZONING REGULATIONS DISTRICT REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 170 FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 175 SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 176 SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS PLATTING PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 177 SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS DESIGN STANDARDS
CHAPTER 178 SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS REQUIRED IMPROVEMENTS
CHAPTER 179 SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS DEVELOPMENT IMPACT ON COMMUNITY FACILITIES
167.05   SIGNS NOT REQUIRING PERMIT.
Signs hereinafter designated are permitted in all zoning districts.
1.   Real Estate.  Signs advertising the sale, rental, or lease of the premises or part of the premises on which the signs are displayed.  One non-illuminated sign, not to exceed eight square feet, shall be permitted on each premises.  Such signs shall not extend higher than four feet above grade level or be closer than 10 feet to any property line unless located on the wall of a building.  Such signs shall be removed within seven days after the disposition of the premises.
2.   Construction.  Signs identifying the architect, engineer, contractor, or other individuals involved in the construction of a building and such signs announcing the character of the building enterprise or the purpose for which the building is intended, but not including product advertising.  Sign advertising for new incoming businesses will be allowed, provided that a business has been issued a building permit.  One non-illuminated sign, not to exceed 50 square feet, shall be permitted per street frontage.  Such sign shall not extend higher than 10 feet above grade level or be closer than 10 feet to any property line unless located on the wall of a building on the premises or on a protective barricade surrounding the construction.  Such signs shall be removed within one week following completion of construction.
3.   Political Campaign Signs.  Signs announcing candidates seeking public political office or pertinent political issues.  Such signs shall be confined to private property and shall be removed within one week following the election to which they pertain.
4.   Street Banners.  Banners advertising a public event, provided that specific approval is granted under regulations established by the Council.
5.   Seasonal Decorations.  Signs pertaining to recognized national holidays and national observances.
6.   Directional Signs.  Signs used on site in conjunction with any multiple-family residential development, mobile home residential district, commercial, office or industrial development to direct on-site vehicles to specific buildings, building entrances and exits, drive-throughs, or drop boxes.
   A.   Ground Directional Signs.  Such signs shall be permitted, provided the following conditions are met:
      (1)   Signs shall not exceed six square feet in area and shall not be higher than four feet above grade.
      (2)   Signs are utilized only when necessary for traffic directional or other informational purposes.
      (3)   Signs do not display logos or other commercial messages.
   B.   Building Directional Signs.  Such signs shall be permitted, provided the following conditions are met:
      (1)   Signs shall not exceed eight square feet in area.
      (2)   Signs must be affixed to principal building or accessory structure canopy.
      (3)   Signs do not display logos or other commercial messages.
7.   Personal Announcement and Celebration.  Signs announcing births, anniversaries, weddings, and similar celebrations.
8.   Special Events.  Signs advertising or announcing a special event, provided:
   A.   Such signs shall be limited to one sign per event and shall only be permitted to be located within Centennial Park at the corner of University Avenue and Ashworth Drive and at Triangle Park at the corner of 6th Street and Ashworth Drive.
   B.   Such signs may be erected 14 days prior to the special event and shall be removed within two days following the special event.
   C.   Such signs shall be set back a minimum of five feet from all right-of-way lines.
9.   Home Occupation Signs.  Home occupation signs, provided such signs are not larger than two square feet in sign area.
10.   Garage Sale Signs.  Garage sale signs, limited to six square feet in area.  Such signs shall be removed within 24 hours of the event they advertise.  No sign shall be placed on public property.
11.   Public Signs.  Signs of a noncommercial nature and in the public interest, erected by or upon the order of a public officer in the performance of public duty, such as safety signs, danger signs, trespassing signs, traffic signs, memorial plaques, signs of historical interest and other similar signs, including signs designating hospitals, libraries, schools and other institutions or places of public interest or concern.
12.   Temporary Directional Signs Placed By City.  Signs erected by the City, of a size not greater than four feet by four feet, informing the public of means of access to areas within the City to which normal access has been denied due to highway construction.
13.   Integral Signs.  Signs for churches or temples, or names of buildings, dates of erection, monumental citations, commemorative tablets and other similar signs when carved into stone, concrete, or other building material or made of bronze, aluminum, or other permanent type of construction and made an integral part of the structure to which they are attached.
14.   Institutional Bulletin Boards.  Institutional bulletin boards.