No person shall erect, alter, reconstruct or move any sign within the city without first obtaining a permit issued by the Building Official pursuant to §§ 32.15 through 32.20.
   (A)   Application for permit. In addition to the information required in §§ 32.15 through 32.20, any application for a sign-related permit must contain the following information:
      (1)   Location of the building, structure or lot to which or upon which the sign is to be attached or erected;
      (2)   Position of the sign and sign structure in relation to nearby buildings or structures;
      (3)   Two blueprints or ink drawings of the plans and specifications and method of construction and attachment of the sign and any sign structure to the building or ground;
      (4)   One copy of stress sheets and calculations signed by a structural engineer showing that the sign structure is designed for dead load and wind pressure in any direction in the amount required by the Building Code;
      (5)   Name of the person erecting the sign structure;
      (6)   Whether an electrical permit is required for the sign; and
      (7)   Any other information the Building Official may require to ensure the sign fully complies with the requirements of this chapter. The Building Official may waive items in divisions (A)(3) and (A)(4) above.
   (B)   Illuminated signs.
      (1)   The application for a permit for the erection or alteration of a sign in which electrical wiring and connections are to be used must be submitted to the Electrical Inspector.
      (2)   The Electrical Inspector shall examine the plans and specifications regarding all wiring and connections to determine if the proposed sign complies with the State Building Code, and will approve the permit if the plans and specifications comply with the Building Code, or deny the application if the plans and specifications do not comply with the Building Code.
      (3)   This action of the Electrical Inspector must be taken prior to submission of the application to the Building Official for final approval or denial of the permit.
(2001 Code, § 415.05)  (Ord. 11-14, passed - -)