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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
167.11   SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR C-2 DOWNTOWN DISTRICT.
1.   Sign Area Allowed – Fascia Wall Signs.  The following sign areas shall be allowed.
   A.   Public Street Facing Tenant:
      (1)   One and a half square feet of sign area may be erected for every linear foot of tenant frontage to a maximum of 100 square feet.
      (2)   In the case that the tenant sign has a setback of greater than 250 feet from the nearest public street right-of-way, two square feet of sign area may be erected per linear foot of tenant frontage to a maximum sign area of 200 square feet.
      (3)   In the case that a tenant has frontage along more than one public street, the total sign area shall be calculated off of no more than two public street frontages, up to a maximum of 400 square feet.
   B.   Nonpublic Street Facing Tenant:
      (1)   One and a half square feet of sign area may be erected for every linear foot of tenant frontage to a maximum of 100 square feet.
      (2)   In the case that the tenant sign has a setback of greater than 250 feet from the nearest public street right-of-way, two square feet of sign area may be erected per linear foot of tenant frontage to a maximum sign area of 200 square feet.
      (3)   In the case that a tenant has frontage along both a non-public street and a public street, the sign area shall be calculated off of the public street facing frontage.
      (4)   In the case that a tenant is not oriented towards a street frontage and desires to place a sign on the elevation that faces a street frontage, the maximum allowable sign area allowed to be displayed by all tenants on the public street facing frontage shall be one and a half square feet of sign area per linear foot of building frontage.
   C.   Number of Signs Allowed.  A maximum of two signs will be allowed per business with a maximum of one sign per wall.  Sign size will be limited by the regulations stated above.
   D.   Letters, Symbols, and Logos.  Under no circumstances will a letter, symbol, or logo dimension greater than four feet be allowed.
   E.   No sign shall project out from the building more than 12 inches.
   F.   No sign shall project above the roofline or parapet where one exists.
   G.   If a building houses more than one business, then more than one sign may be erected, provided the total size of all signs are still within the requirements as set forth in this section.
2.   Projecting Signs.
   A.   One projecting sign shall be allowed per establishment.
   B.   Projecting signs must not exceed nine square feet.  The maximum projection beyond the face of the building will be four feet.
   C.   The maximum height to the top of the sign, as measured from the sidewalk elevation at the building line on the facade to which the sign is attached, shall not exceed 12 feet.  The lower edge of such a sign must be at least seven feet, six inches above the sidewalk directly beneath the sign.
   D.   Two-dimensional signs shall have both faces parallel, vertical, and at right angles to the building line.
3.   Monument Signs.
   A.   One freestanding monument identification sign shall be permitted for each lot, or one sign for each 150 feet of street, whichever is greater, subject to provisions hereinafter specifically set out.  Businesses that have frontage on more than one street will be permitted the use of a second sign, provided it measures less than one-third of the total dimension of the principal monument sign.
   B.   The sign may be two sided.  The monument shall not have a total surface in excess of 30 square feet on any side, and not more than two sides of said sign shall be used for advertising purposes.  The maximum height shall be six feet, and the maximum width shall be six feet.
4.   Canopies, Marquees, Awnings.  Canopies, marquees, and awnings may contain signage, provided the following requirements are met:
   A.   If signage is parallel to the building facade, its area shall be deducted from the maximum allowable area of fascia/wall signs.
   B.   If at right angles, it shall substitute for all other projecting signs.
5.   Sign Materials.  Sign materials will not be limited; however, signage should be professional in appearance and should fit in with the buildings and surroundings in the area.
6.   Exemptions.  The following signs shall be exempt from the limitations of this section.  These signs may be repaired or replaced so long as the repaired or replaced sign is identical to the sign in place at the effective date hereof.  Where such repair or replacement would change the appearance of the sign, the provisions of this section must be met.
   A.   529 Ashworth – Farmer’s Co-Op Pole Sign.
   B.   405 6th Street – Pin Oak Gallery Mural.
7.   Appeal.  Any differentiation from the items set forth in this section may be brought before the Board of Adjustment appeals process as defined in Chapter 166 of these zoning regulations.