Article 10.3 - General Provisions

The following provisions shall apply to all signs.

.1 Construction Standards. All signs shall be constructed and installed in accordance with the applicable provisions of the North Carolina State Building Code.

.2 Electrical Standards. All illuminated signs shall be installed in accordance with the applicable provisions of the North Carolina State Electrical Code and all detached signs shall be powered by an underground electrical source.

a. Sign lighting must comply with Article 8.26.3 (e-g).

.3 Maintenance of Signs. All signs shall be maintained in good structural and aesthetic condition. Deficiencies such as chipped paint, broken plastic, missing letters and exposed light bulbs shall be evidence of a lack of maintenance.

.4 Content. Content of message, commercial or non commercial, is not regulated by this ordinance.

.5 No sign shall be placed so as to obstruct the clear sight triangle at a street intersection (Section 8.9).

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