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Projection sign: One suspended or projection identification sign per business establishment, not to exceed eight square feet per side of sign up to a maximum of 16 square feet of aggregate surface area for the entire sign. Suspended or projection identification signs shall be located at the main entrance of the business.
Identification sign: One small business identification sign not to exceed 16 square feet in surface area. That sign may be located on the rear or side of the business.
Marquee signs: Theaters located within commercial districts shall be allowed a marquee with one or two copy sign surfaces. Total copy area allowance, for all sign surfaces, shall not exceed five square feet per linear foot of canopy with a maximum total height limit of no more than five feet at any point. A marquee shall not extend more than ten feet from the building nor be less than nine feet above the ground or sidewalk at the lowest point.
Menu reader board: Each drive-through restaurant establishment shall be allowed one menu reader board. Menu reader boards shall not be greater than 32 square feet in area or seven feet in height.
Building identification signs: Each building located in non-residential districts shall be permitted one building identification sign in lieu of allowable ground sign attached to the front of said building, or to the side of the building if the side faces on a street, alley, or other public right-of-way. Such building identification signs shall not exceed 32 square feet of aggregate surface area.
Political signs may not be posted more than 90 days prior to an election or primary.
Candidates must remove their signs within ten days after the election or primary.
Political signs must not constitute a traffic hazard or placed in the public right-of-way or easement or obstruct passages in any way.
1. Only one electronic display sign shall be permitted per parcel.2. Only one electronic display sign shall be permitted within any group development, planned development, or institutional campus.3. Electronic display signs shall display only non-moving text and images with changes alternating on not less than a five-second level, and shall display no scrolling, flashing, blinking, or otherwise moving message.4. Electronic display signs shall adhere to all other applicable wall or ground sign requirements of this chapter, as well as the lighting standards of Chapter 11 of this ordinance.
Business establishments located in the Times Arcade Alley may also be permitted to collectively place one such sign near the West Main Street alleyway entrance in the brick paved area, providing such a location does not pose a safety hazard and providing further that the sign is removed at the end of each day when the last business in the Times Arcade Alley closes.
Note: There are some exceptions for automobile sales dealers to allow for the attachment of small pennants, flags or balloons on antennas and/or twirl-ads on hoods/roofs. These devices shall not exceed two per vehicle and exceed three square feet in size.
Signs shall not be illuminated and shall not exceed one per parcel of land unless such land is located at an intersection of two streets; in such case, two signs shall be allowed, one facing each street.