Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21095 on 09/19/2011, Section 23-11 read as follows.


    (a) Identification of resident's name, address or home occupation. One on-premise sign for each street frontage, not exceeding four (4) square feet in sign surface area shall be allowed to identify the resident, the street address and the home occupation.

    (b) Single- or two-family home for sale or rent. One on-premise sign for each street frontage, not exceeding four (4) square feet in sign surface area, shall be allowed to indicate that a dwelling unit is for sale or rent.

    (c) Identification of multiple-family dwelling. One on-premise sign for each street frontage, not exceeding fifteen (15) square feet in sign surface area, shall be allowed to identify the residence.

    (d) Multiple-family dwelling for sale or rent. One on-premise sign for each street frontage, not exceeding four (4) square feet in sign surface area, shall be allowed to indicate that a multiple-family dwelling is for sale or rent.

    (e) Identification of mobile home park. Identification signs for mobile home parks are regulated by section 23-25.

    (f) Identification of subdivision or neighborhood area. Identification signs for subdivisions and residential areas are regulated by section 23-25. Said signs may be situated on private property adjacent to the entrance or, by special permission of the city council, such signs may be located on median strips which divide public streets leading into the named subdivision area. In the event that such signs are permitted to be located in the public right-of-way, the design and location thereof shall first be approved by the public works community development director and the following criteria shall be met:

    (1)    Minimum setback at an intersection shall be twenty-five (25) feet.

    (2)    Minimum width of an island on which a sign is to be located shall be eight (8) feet.

    (3)    Location on the island or median strip shall be along the centerline of the median parallel to the entrance street.

    (4)    Signs shall be designed and located so as not to interfere with the visibility of traffic at any location.

    (g) Identification of open house and model home. In the case of an open house or model home a maximum of three (3) on- or off-premise signs pertaining to a specific piece of property, not exceeding four (4) square feet in sign surface area per sign, shall be allowed, provided that the signs are permitted only during the hours the home is open for viewing.

    (h) Land for sale or lease. One on-premises sign not exceeding twelve (12) square feet in sign surface area per acre, with a maximum sign surface area reached at thirty-two (32) square feet, shall be allowed to advertise land for sale or rent. For lots of less than one acre in size, a twelve-square-foot sign shall be allowed.

    (i) Prohibition of peddlers, solicitors, hawkers, itinerant merchants or transient vendors of merchandise. One on-premises sign not exceeding one square foot in sign surface area, shall be allowed for the purpose of prohibiting solicitors, peddlers, hawkers, itinerant merchants or transient vendors of merchandise from coming in or upon private residential property.

    (j) Garage sale signs. One on-premises sign, not exceeding four (4) square feet in sign surface area, for each street abutting the premises shall be allowed to advertise a garage sale conducted upon the premises only during the actual time of the sale.

    (k) Identification of temporary real estate sales office in a residential zoning district. One on-premise sign not exceeding six (6) square feet in sign surface area and not exceeding four (4) feet in height shall be allowed to identify a temporary real estate sales office in a residential zoning district.

(Code 1964, § 19.790; Ord. No. 13191, § 1, 12-16-91; Ord. No. 14839, § 1, 5-6-96)