§ 194.162  URBAN PROHIBITED SIGNS.
   The following signs shall be prohibited in all zoning districts:
   (A)   Signs located on, in or above the right-of-way of any street or alley, except for:
      (1)   Official signs or signs erected on behalf of or pursuant to authorization of a governmental body; or
      (2)   Projecting signs as permitted by § 194.165 of this chapter.
   (B)   Signs which interfere with street intersections. No sign, permanent or temporary, shall be erected so that it interferes with the vision clearance area provided for in § 194.021 of this chapter;
   (C)   Signs which interfere with, obstruct the view of, or could be confused with any authorized traffic sign, signal or device;
   (D)   Outline lighting of lot lines or open sales areas;
   (E)   Portable signs, including, but not limited to: a-or t -frame signs; signs on trailer frames; menu and sandwich board signs; balloon signs; wind signs; umbrellas used for advertising; and, signs attached to or painted on a vehicle parked and visible from the public right-of-way; provided, however, a vehicle which is used in the normal day-to-day operation of the business shall not be considered a portable sign;
   (F)   Any rotating beam, beacon, intermittent light, lights of changing degrees of intensity or flashing, animated or scrolling illumination, including, but not limited to, electronic variable message signs, in connection with any sign surface;
   (G)   Signs attached to trees;
   (H)   Signs attached to utility poles, except for signs erected on behalf of or pursuant to authorization of a governmental body;
   (I)   Pennants, banners, streamers and wind signs, except that pennants and banners may be used in connection with a special event as provided for by § 194.161(K) of this chapter;
   (J)   Signs that bear or contain statements, words or pictures of an obscene, pornographic, immoral character or which contain advertising matter which is untruthful or will offend public morals or decency; and
   (K)   Signs or any portion thereof which moves or assumes any motion or gives the illusion of moving.
(Ord. 2000-16, passed 8-28-2000, § 6.3)