Article VII- Sign Regulations
Subpart C. On-Premise Sign Standards
§42-219.
General
The sign standards of this subpart provide requirements for signs based on the general use district in which they are
located. This subpart provides general standards for all signs within a general use district as well as sign specific
standards for certain types of signs associated with certain uses or types of development. The following standards
shall be in effect to provide appropriate signage for uses, and compliance therewith is required for the erection of a
new sign.
§42-220.
Residential Zoning Districts
The following sign regulations shall apply in residential zoning districts.
A.
Freestanding Signs. Freestanding signs are permitted where intended to identify entrances to a community,
single-tenant development, or multi-tenant development and shall adhere to the following standards.
(1)
Sign Type. Ground signs only are permitted.
(2)
Maximum Number by Sign Type.
a.
Community Identification Sign. One (1) double-faced or two (2) single-faced
freestanding signs is/are permitted per community entrance (but shall be placed at to no
more than two (2) entrances).
b.
Single-Tenant Development Sign. One (1) freestanding sign is permitted per lot. One (1)
additional freestanding sign is allowed for corner or double-fronted lots.
(3)
Maximum Area. Thirty-two (32) square feet per face.
(4)
Maximum Faces. Two (2) faces per sign.
(5)
Maximum Height. Ten (10) feet.
(6)
Illumination. Lighting of signs shall not exceed six (6) foot-candles, measured at ground level at
any point within the property, and shall be installed in such a manner that the source of light (the
bulb) is shielded and not visible from adjacent roadways. 
B.
Attached Signs. Attached signs are permitted where intended to identify nonresidential uses within a
community, single-tenant development, or multi-tenant development and shall adhere to the following
standards.
(1)
Sign Type. Window, wall, suspended, awning and changeable copy (as part of a permanent sign)
signs only are permitted.
(2)
Sign Clearance. Any attached sign projecting 12 inches from a wall shall have a minimum nine
(9) foot clearance over sidewalks and 14 foot clearance over roads, drives and alleys (no
projection is allowed in any right-of-way).
(3)
Maximum Area. Ten (10) percent of any wall area fronting a road and/or building facade, up to a
maximum of 250 square feet.
(4)
Illumination. Lighting of signs shall not exceed six (6) foot-candles, measured at ground level at
any point within the property, and shall be installed in such a manner that the source of light (the
bulb) is shielded and not visible from adjacent roadways.
C.
Prohibited Signs. Portable signs and outdoor advertising signs are prohibited in residential zoning districts.
§42-221.
Office, Institutional, and Commercial Zoning Districts
The following sign regulations shall apply in office institutional, commercial and industrial districts:
A.
Freestanding Signs. 
(1)
Sign Type. Ground signs only are permitted when the sign height is 18 feet or less. Pole and
ground signs are permitted when the sign height is greater than 18 feet.
(2)
Maximum Number by Sign Type.
a.
Single-Tenant Development Sign. One (1) freestanding sign is permitted per lot. One (1)
additional freestanding sign is allowed for corner or double-fronted lots.
b.
Multi-Tenant Development Sign. One (1) double-faced or two (2) single-faced signs
is/are permitted per development entrance (but shall be placed at to no more than two (2)
entrances).
  
c.
Office Institutional and Commercial Subdivision Sign. One (1) double-faced or two (2)
single-faced signs is/are permitted per subdivision entrance (but shall be placed at to no
more than two (2) entrances).
(3)
Maximum Area. Seventy-two (72) square feet per face. Where a sign is located within 500 feet of
the right-of-way line of Interstate 26 the maximum area shall be 200 square feet per face.
(4)
Maximum Faces. Two (2) faces per sign.
(5)
Maximum Height. Eighteen (18) feet. Where a sign is located within 500 feet of the right-ofway
line of Interstate 26 the maximum height shall be 75 feet (as measured from the road grade of the
interstate).
B.
Attached Signs. 
(1)
Sign Type. All attached signs are permitted.
(2)
Sign Clearance. Any attached sign projecting 12 inches from a wall shall have a minimum nine
(9) foot clearance over sidewalks and 14 foot clearance over roads, drives and alleys (no
projection is allowed in any right-of-way).
(3)
Maximum Area. Ten (10) percent of any wall area fronting a road and/or building facade, up to a
maximum of 250 square feet.
§42-222.
Industrial Zoning District
The following sign regulations shall apply in Industrial Districts.
A.
Freestanding Signs. 
(1)
Sign Type. All freestanding signs are permitted.
(2)
Maximum Number by Sign Type.
a.
Single-Tenant Development Sign. One (1) freestanding sign is permitted per lot. One (1)
additional freestanding sign is allowed for corner or double-fronted lots.
b.
Multi-Tenant Development Sign. One (1) double-faced or two (2) single-faced signs
is/are permitted per development entrance (but shall be placed at to no more than two (2)
entrances).
c.
Industrial Subdivision Sign. One (1) double-faced or two (2) single-faced signs is/are
permitted per subdivision entrance (but shall be placed at to no more than two (2)
entrances).
(3)
Maximum Area. Seventy-two (72) square feet per face.
(4)
Maximum Faces. Two (2) faces per sign.
(5)
Maximum Height. Eighteen (18) feet. Where a sign is located within 500 feet of the right-of-way
of Interstate 26 the maximum height shall be 75 feet (as measured from the road grade of the
interstate).
B.
Attached Signs. 
(1)
Sign Type. All attached signs are permitted.
(2)
Sign Clearance. Any attached sign projecting 12 inches from a wall shall have a minimum nine
(9) foot clearance over sidewalks and 14 foot clearance over roads, drives and alleys (no
projection is allowed in any right-of-way).
(3)
Maximum Area. Ten (10) percent of any wall area fronting a road and/or building facade, up to a
maximum of 250 square feet.