§ 153.17  ILLUMINATED SIGNS.
   (A)   There shall be no signs having blinking, flashing or fluttering lights or having changing brightness or color, except in Commercial and Industrial Zoning Districts or scoreboards in Residential, Institutional, or Natural Features Districts subject to the requirements of § 153.21. Electric message signs other than scoreboards (see § 153.21) shall be permitted in residential districts through the issuance of a conditional use permit provided that all of the following restrictions are complied with:
      (1)   Sign is for a public institutional land use as defined in Chapter 155 of this Title;
      (2)   Sign does not exceed 30 square feet;
      (3)   Message display limited to 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.;
      (4)   Message limited to change once every ten seconds;
      (5)   Message prohibited to flash or flutter (scroll only); and
      (6)   Messages may only display public service announcements.
   (B)   The Planning Commission may place any additional restrictions to assure the integrity of the residential neighborhoods is protected.
(Ord. 857, passed 3-9-98; Am. Ord. 993, passed 9-25-06; Am. Ord. 1002, passed 8-13-07; Am. Ord. 1066, passed 2-11-13; Am. Ord. 1160, passed 4-14-20)  Penalty, see § 153.99