Political Signs

Political signs are treated as temporary signs as by defined in the Zoning Ordinance. Section 2211 Signs allowed without a permit.

2211.(11) In addition to all other regulations in this article, temporary signs are permitted under the following additional conditions:

a. Temporary signs shall not be illuminated.

b. Temporary signs shall not be placed in or project into a public right-of-way.

c. Temporary signs shall only be placed on private property with the permission of the property owner.

d. Temporary signs shall have a maximum of six square feet per side, 12 square feet total for each side of the property that abuts a street.

e. Temporary signs shall not be placed in such a manner as to obstruct the view of vehicle drivers when leaving or entering a street, driveway, alley or parking space.

f. Temporary signs may not be painted on the exterior surface of any building or structure.

g. Temporary signs may not be placed closer than ten feet to the right-of-way of any street, nor shall they extend in height more than six feet above the front lot line.

h. Temporary signs may be displayed for a single 60-day period per calendar year.

i. Only one of the same temporary sign shall be permitted on each side of a property that abuts a street; multiple, repetitive temporary signage on a side of a property shall not be permitted.

j. This subsection does not supersede provisions for other signage specifically regulated in this article including, but not limited to, portable signs, temporary window signs, real estate signs and garage/yard sale-type signs.