1280.08  SIGNS BY DISTRICT.
   (a)   The following provisions shall apply to signs located in the R-1AA, R-1A, R-1B, R-1C, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-5 and PRD Residential Districts:
      (1)   Freestanding signs.  For residential subdivisions, multiple-family complexes having eight or more units, schools, churches, or other nonresidential uses permitted in a residential district:
         A.   Number.  Two entryway signs per subdivision or multiple-family complex. One freestanding sign for schools, churches or other nonresidential uses permitted in a residential district.
         B.   Size.  Freestanding signs shall be no greater than 30 square feet in area for a single surface area or 60 square feet for signs of two or more faces.
         C.   Height.  Freestanding signs shall be no taller than five feet in height for residential uses and six feet in height for nonresidential uses.
         D.   Placement.  Freestanding signs may be placed within the zoning district building front setback, except for clear corner distance requirements, providing no sign shall be placed in the public right-of-way.
      (2)   Wall signs.  For multiple-family complexes and other nonresidential uses:
         A.   Number.  One wall sign per street frontage.
         B.   Size.  The maximum area for wall signs shall not exceed one square foot of sign area for each two feet of building length of the wall in which the sign is to be placed. Users in multi-tenant buildings shall only calculate the wall length of individual tenant space and not the building as a whole.
      (3)   Canopies, awnings and marquee signs.  For nonresidential uses:
         A.   Number.  One canopy, awning or marquee sign shall be permitted per tenant. If a wall sign is present, a canopy, awning or marquee sign shall be prohibited.
         B.   Size.  The maximum area for canopy, awning or marquee signs shall not exceed one square foot of sign area for every two feet of building length of the wall in which the sign is to be placed. Users in multi-tenant buildings shall only calculate the wall length of individual tenant space and not the building as a whole.
         C.   Placement.  Signs shall be an integral permanent part of the canopy, awning or marquee. Canopy or awning sign text shall occur on the valance portion of the canopy or awning only as defined in Section 1280.04(i).
   (b)   The following standards shall apply to the B-1, Limited Business District, B-2, Neighborhood Business District and HD, Historic District:
      (1)   Freestanding signs.
         A.   Number.  One freestanding sign shall be allowed per single building, structure or shopping center regardless of the number of tenants or users. All freestanding signs in the B-2 Neighborhood Business District shall be monument signs only, and not pole signs. Two freestanding signs shall be permitted in the case of a corner lot located on a major thoroughfare if each street frontage has a minimum of 200 linear feet, providing both freestanding signs are monument signs and not pole signs.
         B.   Size.  Pole signs shall be permitted a maximum sign area of 50 square feet for a single surface area or 100 square feet for signs of two or more faces. Monument signs shall be permitted a maximum sign area of 60 square feet for a single surface area or 120 square feet for signs of two or more faces.
         C.   Height.  Pole signs shall be permitted a maximum height of 15 feet with a ten-foot clearance distance between the bottom of the sign structure to the grade. Monument signs shall be permitted a maximum height of six feet.
         D.   Placement.  Freestanding signs may be placed within the zoning district front setback except for clear corner distance requirements, providing a minimum of seven feet from the public right-of-way is maintained.
      (2)   Wall signs.
         A.   Number.  One wall sign shall be permitted per tenant. For multi- tenant buildings with only one main entrance, one wall sign and directory sign shall be permitted. For tenants and/or buildings with multiple street frontages, one additional wall sign is permitted per street frontage. One additional wall sign is permitted for buildings and/or tenants located on functional public alleyways (i.e. public access to the building).
         B.   Size.  The maximum area for wall signs shall not exceed 1½ square feet of sign area for each one foot of building frontage. Users in multi-tenant buildings shall only calculate-the wall length of individual tenant space and not the building as a whole. Wall directory signs shall not exceed 12 square feet in area. The maximum wall sign area for buildings and/or tenants with additional street frontage shall not exceed one-half square foot of sign area for each one foot of building on such additional frontage. Wall signs located within the public alley shall not exceed 12 square feet.
      (3)   Canopies, awnings and marquee signs.
         A.   Number.  One canopy, awning or marquee sign shall be permitted per tenant. If a wall sign is present, a canopy, awning or marquee sign shall be prohibited.
         B.   Size.  The maximum area for canopy, awning or marquee signs shall not exceed one square foot of sign area for each 1½ feet of building length of the wall in which the sign is to be placed. Users in multi-tenant buildings shall only calculate the wall length of individual tenant space and not the building as a whole.
         C.   Placement.  Signs shall be an integral permanent part of the canopy, awning or marquee. Canopy or awning sign text shall occur on the valance portion of the canopy or awning only as defined in Section 1280.04(i).
   (c)   The following standards shall apply to the B-3, Business Extensive District, B-4, Business Intensive District, B-5, Business Concentrated District and IND-B, Industrial Business District. 
(Ord. 2011-02.  Passed 5-2-11.)
      (1)   Freestanding signs.
         A.   Number.  One freestanding sign per single building, structure or shopping center regardless of the number of tenants or uses contained therein, except where lot frontage on a major thoroughfare exceeds 300 linear feet, then two signs shall be permitted, providing both freestanding signs are monument signs and not pole signs. Two freestanding signs shall be permitted in the case of a corner lot located on a major thoroughfare, if each street frontage has a minimum of 200 linear feet, providing both freestanding signs are monument signs and not pole signs.
         B.   Size.  Pole signs shall be permitted a maximum sign area of 50 square feet for a single surface area or 100 square feet for signs of two or more faces. Monument signs shall be permitted a maximum sign area of 60 square feet for a single surface area or 120 square feet for signs of two or more faces. Multi-tenant signs, where all tenants are displayed on the sign, shall be permitted 75 square feet for a single surface area or 150 square feet for signs of two or more faces.
         C.   Height.  Pole signs shall be permitted a maximum height of 20 feet. Monument signs shall be permitted a maximum height of eight feet.
         D.   Placement.  Freestanding signs shall be placed within the zoning district front setback, except for clear corner distance requirements, providing a minimum of ten feet from the public right-of-way is maintained.
      (2)   Wall signs.
         A.   Number.  One wall sign shall be permitted per tenant. In the case of a multi-tenant building with one main entrance, one wall sign and one directory sign shall be permitted. For tenants and/or buildings with multiple street frontages, one additional wall sign is permitted per street frontage. One additional wall sign is permitted for buildings and/or tenants located on functional public alleyways (i.e. public access to the building).
         B.   Size.  The maximum area for wall signs shall not exceed 1½ square feet of sign area for each one foot of building frontage. Users in multi-tenant buildings shall only calculate the wall length of individual tenant space and not the building as a whole. Wall directory signs shall not exceed 12 square feet in area. The maximum wall sign area for buildings and/or tenants with additional street frontage shall not exceed one-half square foot of sign area for each one foot of building on such additional frontage. Wall signs located within the public alley shall not exceed 12 square feet.
      (3)   Canopies, awnings and marquee signs.
         A.   Number.  One canopy, awning or marquee sign shall be permitted per tenant. If a wall sign is present, a canopy, awning or marquee sign shall be prohibited.
         B.   Size.  The maximum area for canopy, awning or marquee signs shall not exceed one square foot of sign area for each 1½ feet of building length of the wall in which the sign is to be placed. Users in multi-tenant buildings shall only calculate the wall length of individual tenant space and not the building as a whole.
         C.   Placement.  Signs shall be an integral permanent part of the canopy, awning or marquee. Canopy or awning sign text shall occur on the valance portion of the canopy or awning only as defined in Section 1280.04(i).
   (d)   The following standards shall apply to the IND-1, Light Industrial, IND-2, Heavy Industrial and T-I, Transitional Industrial Districts:
      (1)   Freestanding signs.
         A.   Number.  One freestanding sign per building or structure regardless of the number of tenants or users. All freestanding signs in I-1, I-2 and T-I shall be monument signs only and not pole signs. Two freestanding monument signs shall be permitted in the case of a corner lot located on a major thoroughfare if each street frontage has a minimum of 200 linear feet.
         B.   Size.  Monument signs shall be permitted a maximum sign area of 60 square feet for a single surface or 120 square feet for signs of two or more faces. Multi-tenant signs, where all tenants are displayed on the sign, shall be permitted 75 square feet for a single surface area or 15 square feet for signs of two or more faces.
         C.   Placement.  Freestanding signs shall be placed within the zoning district front setback, except for clear corner distance requirements, providing a minimum of ten feet from the public right-of-way is maintained.
      (2)   Wall signs.
         A.   Number.  One wall sign shall be permitted per tenant.
         B.   Size.  The maximum area for wall signs shall not exceed one square foot of sign area for each one foot of building length of the wall in which the sign is to be placed. Users in multi-tenant buildings shall only calculate the wall length of individual tenant space and not the building as a whole.
      (3)   Canopies, awnings and marquee signs.
         A.   Number.  One canopy, awning or marquee sign shall be permitted per tenant. If a wall sign is present, a canopy, awning or marquee sign shall be prohibited.
         B.   Size.  The maximum area for canopy, awning or marquee signs shall not exceed one square foot of sign area for each one foot of building length of the wall in which the sign is to be placed. Users in multi-tenant buildings shall only calculate the wall length of individual tenant space and not the building as a whole.
         C.   Placement.  Signs shall be an integral permanent part of the canopy, awning or marquee. Canopy or awning sign text shall occur on the valance portion of the canopy or awning only as defined in Section 1280.04(i).
      (4)   Industrial parks.  Signage for an industrial park shall allow for the placement of one entranceway sign at each entrance to the park at major thoroughfares. The entranceway sign shall be a monument sign and shall only identify the name of the industrial park.
   (e)   The following standards shall apply to the P-1, Parking District:
      (1)   Permitted signs.  No signs other than those that designate an entrance, exit or condition of use shall be permitted in the P-1 District.
      (2)   Area and height.  The maximum area of signs shall be eight square feet with a maximum height of eight feet.
      (3)   Illuminated signs.  All illuminated signs must be extinguished by 10:00 p.m. or one-half hour after closing the parking facility. Illumination shall meet the standards of Section 1280.04(d).
   (f)   The following standards shall apply to the RV River Valley District:
      (1)   Permitted signs.  No signs other than those for direction and/or identification signs for the recreational uses within the District.
      (2)   Area and height.  The maximum area of signs shall be eight square feet for a single surface area or 16 square feet for signs of two or more surfaces with a maximum height of six feet.
(Ord. 2002-30.  Passed 11-4-02.)