Sec. 27-333.  Subdivision identification sign.

 

(a)   A subdivision identification sign identifying the platted subdivision may be located on a subdivision identification lot provided that the top of the sign is not more than four (4) feet in height from the top of the curb surrounding the subdivision identification lot, except that when located within the sight triangle the height shall conform to the requirements of Sec. 27-290.  A single side of any such sign may not exceed sixteen (16) square feet, nor may the total sign area of such sign at any entrance exceed thirty-two (32) square feet.

 

(b)   At any entrance to an approved subdivision, there may be located on private property not more than two (2) signs identifying the subdivision or development.  A single side of any such sign may not exceed sixteen (16) square feet, nor may the total sign area of all such signs located at a single entrance exceed thirty-two (32) square feet.  Whenever such sign is located within an easement, it shall be moved at the sole cost of the owners whenever necessary for public use.

 

(c)   Subdivision identification signs may be illuminated to the extent that there is no direct lighting projecting beyond the sign area.

 

(d)   Subdivision identification signs shall be of a permanent construction and shall bear only the name of a subdivision area and shall be void of advertisement.

 

(e)   Signs shall be located, designed or illuminated so as not to interfere with traffic or present any other hazard or detriment to the public health, safety, or general welfare.

 

(f)   Subdivision identification signs shall maintain a minimum setback of two (2) feet from any property line.

 

(g)   The owner of any subdivision identification sign shall be responsible for the repairs, maintenance, taxes and insurance on the sign. 

 

Source:  Ord. No. 4603, 1, 9-16-02