Prohibited Signs

  • The following signs and/or sign structures, temporary or permanent, are prohibited:

    A.

    Off-premises signs, except as may be provided in Section 17.75.110 (Signs on Public Property). The on-premises/off-premises distinction only applies to commercial copy.

    B.

    Signs on public property, including signs placed on street signs and utility poles, except as may be provided in Section 17.75.110 (Signs on Public Property).

    C.

    Signs or sign structures which by color, wording, or location resemble or conflict with traffic control signs or devices.

    D.

    Signs which obstruct vehicular views of pedestrians or other vehicles or pedestrian views of vehicles, so as to affect the safety of the public.

    E.

    Human signs.

    F.

    Rotating, moving, scintillating, blinking or flashing illumination signs, except for randomly blinking Tivoli lights. Any sign which rotates, moves, scintillates, blinks or flashes, shall be deactivated within 60 days from the effective date of this chapter, without compensation.

    G.

    Commercial advertising statuary or holograms.

    H.

    Airborne signs.

    I.

    Air dancers.

    J.

    Billboards.

    K.

    Mobile billboard advertising displays, and advertising signs on motor vehicles parked or left standing upon a public street.

    L.

    Signs on hillsides. Signs of any kind, including those created by the arrangement of vegetation, rocks or other objects on a hillside, which are visible from a public right-of-way or a neighboring property.

    M.

    Feather signs.

    N.

    Roof signs.

    O.

    Obscene messages or graphic representations.

    (Ord. No. 652, § 2, 11-16-21)