Article 10.7.2 - Permanent Off-Premise Signs

10.7.2 Permanent Off-Premise Signs Limited to Non-Commercial Public Service Directional Signs

For the purpose of directing the public-at-large to non-commercial community facilities of general interest, permanent off-premise directional signs may be erected in addition to signs otherwise permitted in these regulations.

.1 Non-Commercial Public Service Directional Signs are permitted subject to the following standards:

a) The community facility is open to the general public and operated by a non-commercial civic, charitable, religious, community, or similar organization.

b) No more than 2 directional signs shall be erected for each facility.

c) Signs may not exceed 4 square feet in area or 5 feet in height. However, signs for public parks without access on a major or minor thoroughfare are permitted a sign up to 32 square feet with up to 50% changeable copy.

d) Signs may be place no more than one mile from the subject property.

e) Along state roads, such signs shall be located outside of the right-of-way or farther than 11 feet from the edge of any public street, whichever distance from edge of pavement is greater; signs shall not violate the sight distance triangle requirements of this ordinance.

f) Along town maintained roads, such signs shall be located at least 11 feet from the edge of pavement and respect the sight distance triangle.

g) No sign shall be placed on private property without the written consent of the property owner on the permit application.

h) Every Non-Commercial Public Service Directional Sign shall be separated by a distance of 400 feet from any other such sign on the same side of the street, and by a distance of 200 feet from any other such sign on the opposite side of a street.

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