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Section 7-130 Permitted Sign Table
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SIGN

TYPE

LIMITATIONS

ALLOWED

PER BUSINESS/

DEVELOPMENT

INSTALLATION

TYPE

MAXIMUM

SIZE

MAXIMUM

HEIGHT

PROPERTY

SET BACKS

ZONING

DISTRICTS

Animated

Barber Poles and Time/Temperature Devices only. Included in maximum area calculations.

1

Freestanding, wall or projection

50 square feet

Not to project above roof line

Beyond the site triangle

Commercial

Awning

Signage on awning shall not project above awning surface.

9-foot vertical clearance required.

Commercial-counts towards maximum signage square footage.

Bed & Breakfast

One wall or one freestanding sign only

One

Wall or freestanding

3 square feet

8 feet for wall mounted, 30 inches for freestanding

Freestanding Monument

Base of sign must be in proportion to the sign itself.

1 monument sign per adjacent intersection.

Freestanding

Proportional to lot frontage.

See Section 7-070 of Zoning Code.

10 feet from existing grade at time of construction

Minimum (signs < 6 feet high) = one foot for each foot of sign height;

Minimum (signs > or = 6 feet high) = greater than or equal to sign height

Subdivisions, multi-family developments and commercial

Home Occupancy

Non-illuminated

Limited to name and occupation only.

1

Wall or freestanding

3 square feet

Top of wall or 30 inches for freestanding

N/A

Residential

Off-premise Commercial Signs

600 foot minimum separation between off-premise signs.

200 foot minimum separation between off-premise and on-premise signs.

1 per street frontage per parcel where located.

Freestanding

32 square feet for single use;

50 square feet for multiple uses.

10 feet from existing grade at time of construction.

Equal to minimum setback of zoning district if property is developed.

Minimum of 10 feet if property is undeveloped

Central Business, Commercial and Industrial Districts only

On-Site Information

Shall not contain advertising script or symbols.

As approved by Design Review Board during review of a master sign application. Shall not contain advertising.

As approved by Design Review Board during review of a master sign application.

As approved by Design Review Board during review of a master sign application.

As approved by Design Review Board during review of a master sign application.

As approved by Design Review Board during review of a master sign application.

Central Business, Commercial and Industrial Districts only

Neon

Only illuminated during business operation hours.

Projection, window or wall

Central Business/

Commercial

Political

Not permitted in sign free zones.

Permitted 60 days prior to election, must be removed by 15 days after election.

N/A

Temporary

16 square feet in residential districts.

32 feet in commercial districts.

All

Portable

Must not impede pedestrian traffic.

Shall not be reflective.

No attachments are permitted.

Off-premise portable signs are not permitted.

1

Temporary

6 square feet

Not to exceed 4 feet

Central Business and Commercial Districts only.

Projecting

Minimum of 9 feet from grade - 2 feet from curb.

Indemnity agreement required if sign projects over sidewalk

1 per business

Projecting

Cumulative based on linear street frontage.

Top of wall

N/A

Central Business, Commercial and Industrial

Public Information

May be located on private or public property, including right-of-way.

Permanent/

Temporary

10 feet from existing grade at time of construction.

All

Real Estate

On-site installation only

Temporary

6 square feet

Not to exceed 4 feet from existing grade

All

Sign Walkers

Shall not obstruct right-of-way.

Shall only operate during hours of business being represented

One

Temporary

8 feet

All

Subdivision On- Site Monument

Must be approved by DRB as part of sign package.

One per entry

Permanent

160 square feet

10 feet

Subdivision Off-site

Shall be located within 1.5 miles

Two

Temporary

32 square feet

8 feet, 6 feet in residential zoning districts

All

Subdivision, Weekend off-site directional

Must have permit- shall be installed before 4 pm on Friday and removed by 10 am on Monday.

8 per subdivision

Temporary

4 square feet

Not to exceed feet from existing grade

All

Temporary-Signs and Banners

30 days only - permit required

One per street frontage per parcel

32 square feet

To be determined during permitting

All

Wall

One per approved wall area

Permanent

Cumulative based on linear street frontage.

Top of wall

Commercial, Central Business and Industrial

Window

No more than 25 percent of allowable window signage may be illuminated

Permanent

No more than 50 percent of window. Cumulative based on linear street frontage.

N/A

Commercial, Central Business and Industrial

Yard Sale

Shall be located on private property

One

Temporary

Not to exceed 4 square feet

All

(Prior code § 7-13)

(prior code 7-13.)
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