Section 23-26 Hotel and motel signs.


    Motels and hotels shall be allowed the following signs:

    (1)     Wall signs. Motels and hotels shall be allowed on-premises wall, canopy and awning signs on each wall facing a street, with the sign surface area not to exceed the maximum surface area allowed under section 23-25.1.

    (2)     Projecting sign. Except in the central business district, one on-premises projecting sign not to exceed eight (8) feet in projection from the building wall shall be allowed on each wall facing a street. In the case of a one-story building, such signs may extend ten (10) feet above the roof line or parapet of the building. In all other cases such signs shall not extend above the roof line or parapet of the building.

    (3)     Freestanding signs. One on-premises freestanding sign in accordance with Section 23-25 (except that only one shall be allowed).

    (4)     Supplemental signs. Supplemental signs, not to exceed three (3) for each street frontage, may be used to advertise additional facilities and services (restaurant, bar, night club, etc.) available at the motel or hotel. Such supplemental signs shall be wall signs and shall have a maximum sign surface area of one hundred (100) square feet per street frontage.

    (5)     Marquee signs. Motels and hotels with an entrance marquee shall be permitted a marquee sign with a maximum sign surface area not to exceed two (2) square feet per linear foot of frontage for the marquee.

(Code 1964, § 19.940; Ord. No. 13191, § 1, 12-16-91; Ord. No. 13898, § 1, 12-20-93)