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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 32 Signs and Relate Chapter 32.12 Authority and Scope
32.12.020 Exemptions.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 178946 and 182962, effective July 31, 2009.)  The following are exempt from the regulations of this Title, but may be subject to other portions of the City Code:

 

A.  Signs which are not visible from a right-of-way or another property; however signs located within malls and atriums must comply with all provisions of this Title except Chapters 32.30 through 32.38;

 

B.  Signs inside a building. However:

 

1.  In the OS, RF through RH, and IR zones, illuminated signs in windows are not exempt; and

 

2.  Signs located within malls and atriums must comply with all provisions of this Title except Chapters 32.30 through 32.38; 

 

C.  Signs carved into a building;

 

D.  Signs required by federal or state law if the sign is no more than 32 square feet in area or is painted directly on pavement;

 

E.   Flags;

 

F.  Signs required by city law if the sign is no more than 32 square feet in area.  Such signs include building addresses, development review or construction review public notices, and commercial parking facility postings;

 

G.  Painted wall highlights;

 

H.  Illuminated wall highlights;

 

I.  Public Art as defined in Chapter 5.74; and

 

J.  Permitted Original Art Murals as defined in Title 4.