Temporary Banners

Chapter 415.440 Temporary Signs - Section E. (5.) > In the NU Non-Urban Residence District and all Commercial Districts, temporary banners for special events may be authorized by a permit granted by the Director of Planning. The use of temporary banners shall meet the following criteria: 

a.) The location of the banner shall be limited to the property where the institutional use, business, or similar entity is situated and subject to location approval by the Director of Planning; 

b.) The property has direct frontage on a City-defined arterial roadway;

c.) The number of banners that may be displayed on the property shall be limited to no more than one (1) representation in total;

d.) The maximum period of display during which the same institutional use, business, or similar entity may maintain a banner on its subject property shall be based upon a period of time not to exceed fifty (50) days, when displayed, within any given calendar year. No banner shall exceed thirty (30) square feet in overall size; and 

e.) The banner’s placement shall be approved by the Department of Planning on a plot plan, aerial photograph, or other documentation, which is acceptable to it for this purpose, and be submitted in conjunction with the required Zoning Authorization Form of the City, on which the applicant shall provide specific timeframes relating to its installation and date of removal. Failure of the applicant to obtain the required authorizations, adherence to stipulated timelines, and/or maintenance of said temporary banners does constitute cause for their immediate removal and the issuance of a summons, without the benefit of any warning period of time to be provided.