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The residential sign standards are hereby created and applied to all land zoned as set forth below. Signage is limited to preserve the character of the area by allowing signs only for residential purposes and for non-residential uses allowed in the applicable zone.

(1) Corresponding Zones. The provisions of this section apply to all property lying within the following zones: AG, NR, PRO, R-1, R-1.5, R-2, R-3, and R-4.

(2) Permitted Sign Types. Signs allowed under residential sign standards are limited to the following types:

(a) Awning signs;

(b) Freestanding signs;

(c) Readerboards; and

(d) Wall signs.

(3) Maximum Number of Signs. The number of signs residential sign standards allow is based on the number of street frontages and is limited to no more than the following amounts for each street frontage:

(a) One wall sign per dwelling unit used as a single family dwelling.

(b) One freestanding, wall or awning sign for each development site used for multiple family dwellings.

(c) One permanent subdivision or planned unit development sign for each development site used or planned as a subdivision or planned unit development, and one permanent manufactured dwelling park sign for each manufactured dwelling park.

(d) One temporary subdivision sign or planned unit development sign for each development site planned or used as a subdivision or planned unit development. Such temporary sign must be constructed in connection with the offer for sale of any parcel or unit and may remain in place for 1 year, subject to renewal for no more than 1 additional year at a time where parcels or units remain unsold.

(e) One freestanding, wall, or awning sign for each development site used for non-residential purposes.

(4) Maximum Sign Area. The residential sign standards apply the following size limitations:

(a) Freestanding Signs.

1. Located on property used for residences other than one – or two-family dwellings shall be no more than 12 square feet for 1 face and 24 square feet for 2 or more faces.

2. Located on non-residentially used property or classified as a permanent subdivision or planned unit development sign shall be no more than 32 square feet for 1 face and 64 square feet for 2 or more faces.

3. Classified as temporary subdivision or planned unit development sales signs shall be no more than 64 square feet in area for 1 or more faces.

(b) Wall and Awning Signs.

1. Located on property used for single family dwellings shall be no more than 1.5 square feet in area.

2. Located on property used for multiple family dwellings shall be no more than 12 square feet in area.

3. Located on property used for non-residential purposes shall be no more than 32 square feet in area for 1 or more faces.

4. Classified as a permanent subdivision or planned unit development sign shall be no more than 32 square feet for 1 face and 64 square feet for 2 or more faces.

5. Classified as a temporary subdivision or planned unit development sign shall be no more than 64 square feet for 1 or more surfaces.

(5) Maximum Height. All freestanding signs shall be no more than 5 feet in height, except temporary subdivision signs, which shall be no more than 8 feet in height.

(Section 9.6650, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02; amended by Ordinance No. 20353, enacted November 28, 2005, effective January 1, 2006.)