1280.09  DESIGN STANDARDS.
   (a)   Sign Design Standards.
      (1)   All signs developed for one building, structure or shopping center shall incorporate a theme using similar methods of display and construction, which shall limit the number of fonts, colors and sign face sizes.
      (2)   Signs shall be compatible with existing uses, structures and the general character of adjacent area.
      (3)   The scale of wall signs shall be compatible with the scale of the building, structure or shopping center as defined under each zoning district in Section 1280.08.
      (4)   Colors on signs should complement the color scheme of the building and structures on the zoning lot. In no case shall day-glo, fluorescent or reflective color materials that give the appearance of changing color or brilliant luminescent colors be permitted.
      (5)   Freestanding signs shall be compatible with the architectural style, elements and materials of the principal building, structure or shopping center on the zoning lot.
      (6)   The scale of the integral canopy and/or awning sign shall be compatible with the architectural features of the building. The color scheme of canopies/awnings and canopy/awning signs shall be compatible with each other as well as the color scheme of the building.
   (b)   Review.  Design standards for signs shall be reviewed in general and with particular reference to approved site plans at the time of sign permit application.
(Ord. 2002-30.  Passed 11-4-02.)