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1127.03 SIGNS PERMITTED IN ALL ZONES.
Subject to the other conditions of this chapter, the following signs shall be permitted anywhere within the City:
(a) Temporary Construction Signs.
(1) One temporary sign shall be permitted for all building contractors, professional firms and lending institutions on sites under construction. The sign shall not exceed ninety-six square feet overall.
(2) The sign shall be confined to the site of the construction, construction shed or trailer and shall be removed within fourteen days of the beginning of the intended use of the project.
(b) Real Estate Signs.
(1) One temporary real estate sign not exceeding thirty-two square feet in area and located on the property shall be allowed for each lot, parcel or tract two acres or over.
A. If the lot, parcel or tract has multiple frontage, one additional sign not exceeding thirty-two square feet in area shall be allowed on the property to be placed facing the additional frontage.
B. Under no circumstances shall more than a maximum of two signs be permitted on the property.
(2) One temporary subdivision identification sign not exceeding sixty-four square feet in area and located on the property shall be allowed for each development of ten lots or more.
(c) Street Banners. Street banners advertising a public entertainment or event, if specifically approved by the Service Director and in locations designated by the Director may be displayed fourteen days prior to and seven days after the public entertainment or event.
(d) Window Signs. Signs shall be permitted on windows in commercial and industrial districts.
(1) The total of temporary and permanent signs shall not exceed forty percent of the window glass area to be calculated separately for each side of the building.
(2) An additional ten percent of window glass area may be used on a temporary basis to advertise nonprofit activities.
(e) Permanent Identification Signs. Signs of a permanent nature setting forth the name of a church or community center or other like public or community projects shall be permitted if set back in accordance with the requirements of the zoning restrictions relating to the classification of the property on which the sign is placed.
(1) Illumination shall be in accordance with the restrictions set forth in Section 1127.07.
(2) Such signs shall not exceed twenty-four square feet in area in residential areas and thirty-two square feet in other areas.
(f) Civic, Religious and Quasi-Public Signs. Name, directional and informational signs and emblems of service clubs, places of worship, civic organizations and quasi-public uses shall be permitted on private property if set back in accordance with the requirements of the zoning restrictions relating to the classification of the property on which the sign is placed.
(1) Each sign shall be not more than three square feet in area.
(2) The top of such sign shall not exceed eight feet above grade.
(3) Illumination shall be in accordance with the restrictions set forth in Section 1127.07 and in the event that there is a need for more than one sign at one location, all such signs must be consolidated and confined within a single frame, subject to the review and recommendation of the Planning Commission.
(g) Nonprofit Organization Activity Advertising. Churches, civic and other nonprofit organizations shall be allowed a portable sign in addition to that authorized by subsection (e) hereof, to promote extra curricular activities.
(1) Such signs shall not exceed twenty-four square feet in area and shall be displayed only on the day(s) of the activity.
(2) Illumination shall be in accordance with the restrictions set forth in Section 1127.07.
(3) Height of such signs shall not exceed six feet above grade and setback shall be at least six feet from the nearest property line. Corner locations are subject to Section 1125.06(b) of the Zoning Code.
(Ord. 013-2018. Passed 3-6-18.)