Are there special provisions for gasoline service stations?
Yes. Gasoline service stations or any businesses selling gasoline are allowed, in addition to other provisions of this ordinance, the following signs:
1. Gasoline price/self-service signs located at and secured to each pump island and not exceeding nine square feet per side of sign. One gasoline price/self-service sign may be freestanding and located at a place other than the pump island, but must be on the business site and meet all other sign regulations. If such signs are freestanding signs, they shall not exceed 40 inches in height.
2. Brand sign, emblem of the gasoline sold, the grade of gasoline and any other related signs shall not exceed nine square feet in total aggregate surface area for each pump island.
3. North Carolina inspections sign at any location on the business premises as long as said sign is not placed in any right-of-way and does not exceed 40 inches in height.

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1. What is the purpose of regulating signs?
2. Do I need a sign permit to advertise my business?
3. Which Zoning District Am I In?
4. How much is a sign permit?
5. What kind of ground sign can I have for my business located in DMX, NMX and RMX districts?
6. What kind of ground sign can I have for my business located in CMX district?
7. What kind of ground sign of can I have for my business located in IC district?
8. What kind of ground sign of can I have for my business located in GI district?
9. What kind of wall sign can I have for my business located in CMX, DMX, NMX, RMX, IC, and GI district?
10. Can I have a temporary banner or A-frame sign?
11. Can I get a permit for decorative flags, banners and other moving devices like pennants, balloons, windsocks?
12. What are the rules for political signs?
13. Can I get a permit for an electronic display sign?
14. Can I get a permit for a canopy sign?
15. Can I have a sandwich board sign in lieu of a ground sign?
16. Am I allowed to put a sign in the public right-of-way?
17. Am I allowed to have off premises advertising signs?
18. Can I have a flashing sign?
19. Can I have a moving sign?
20. Can I post a sign to utility poles, trees, fences, rocks or other signs?
21. Can I have a roof sign?
22. Can I post a “No Trespassing” sign on my property?
23. Do I need a permit for a temporary real estate sign?
24. Do I need a permit for signs on window or glass?
25. Can I post a private traffic sign to help navigate entering and exiting my business?
26. Are there exception for government and charitable organizations?
27. Are there special provisions for gasoline service stations?
28. Do I need a permit for a construction sign?
29. Where can I review other maps or policies?