Signs on Public Property

  • Signs in or on any public property are prohibited, except for temporary signs as follows:

    A.

    Only A-frame signs are permitted.

    B.

    Signs may be placed in parkways within the right-of-way only, which shall not include street medians. In the absence of parkways, signs may be placed on unimproved public property within the right-of-way, provided the signs do not obstruct passage of pedestrians or vehicles, and do not interfere with traffic visibility, and are a minimum of two feet from vehicular travel lanes. Signs placed on public property in violation of this subsection are subject to immediate removal.

    C.

    Signs shall be no taller than 36 inches from grade.

    D.

    Individual sign faces shall not be larger than five square feet.

    E.

    No flags, balloons, pennants or any other attachments are permitted.

    F.

    Signs must not block ingress or egress to any driveway or doorway, and must not be placed so as to block or impair motorists' view.

    G.

    Signs may be placed between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays. All signs shall be removed by 6:00 p.m. each day.

    H.

    No signs that advertise the availability of any products, goods, or services may be placed in the public right-of-way without execution of a release of liability and indemnity agreement with the city, and proof of adequate insurance. This requirement shall be renewed annually.

    (Ord. No. 652, § 2, 11-16-21)