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In addition to monument signs as permitted under this chapter, one interstate monument sign shall be allowed on lots or tracts under single ownership, management, or control which have frontage abutting the interstate right-of-way, provided the following conditions are met:
1. Interstate/Freeway Signs. Interstate sign identifies the name of an office park, commercial park, industrial park, or single tenant user. Interstate/freeway signs must have a brick or stone base that preserves largely the same profile from interstate/road grade to bottom edge of sign. The sign face shall be no further than six inches away from the base.
2. Size of Sign. The total area of a sign shall be actual square footage of one sign face. Dual faced signs may be permitted with the maximum square footage permitted on each side. The maximum size of an interstate/freeway sign shall not exceed 120 square feet.
3. Maximum Height. The maximum height of an interstate/freeway sign shall not exceed 30 feet above interstate/road grade with the minimum height set at 15 feet. Refer to monument sign regulations if the sign height falls under the minimum height stated in this section. The minimum brick or stone allotment for the base of the sign shall equal or exceed 40 percent of the width of the sign with the minimum base width of three feet.
4. Sign Setback. Minimum interstate sign setback shall be 15 feet from interstate right-of-way.
5. Prohibited Signs. Signs that are composed of wood material or signs with metal as its primary material and any sign surface with letters painted upon a panel or wall area are prohibited.
6. Distance From Other Signs. An interstate monument sign must be at least 100 feet from any other such interstate monument sign, or other monument sign.
7. Permits. All applicable permits and regulatory approvals as required by law shall be obtained from the State and federal government prior to the issuance of a permit from the City.