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9.29.210 Permit Application Requirements

A complete sign permit application and planned sign program application shall include fully dimensional plans drawn to scale. Application packages shall be submitted on 8 1/2 × 11 inch paper and shall include:

(a) A letter from the property owner and property management or homeowners association approving the permit and/or planned sign program and authorizing the applicant, if the applicant is not the owner, to submit the sign application on behalf of the owner.

(b) Sign elevations indicating overall square footage and letter/figure dimensions, letter style, color pallet or chips (indicate standard color chip number), materials, and proposed copy.

(c) Building elevations with height dimensions, depicting accurately dimensioned signs.

(d) The method of attachment for wall signs, and a foundation plan, sign support, and method of attachment for freestanding signs.

(e) The type and method of illumination (interior/exterior), intensity in lumens and watts, and electrical installation and insulation devices, where applicable.

(f) A site plan showing the footprint of all buildings. The site plan shall include a vicinity map, the location of adjacent streets, the location of all proposed signs, and the location of existing signs on the site and their dimensions and square footages.

(g) Photographs and/or elevation drawings shall be submitted of all elevations of buildings upon which proposed signs will be installed.

(h) A refundable cash bond, deposit or equivalent acceptable to the director of administrative services, in an amount established by resolution of the city council, to insure that construction is completed according to approved plans. Final inspection approval shall include installed landscaping where required.

(i) A method or procedure which guarantees the continued maintenance of the sign or signs and removal of such sign or signs upon expiration or revocation of the sign permit.

(j) Planned sign program applications shall also include a written set of design standards approved by the property owner and property management or property owner association.

(k) Freestanding sign applications shall include landscaping plans and architectural criteria, as well as traffic line of sight triangulation approved by the city traffic engineer to assure safe view of drivers and pedestrians.

(l) Such other information as the director deems appropriate to determine compliance with the provisions of this article.

(Ord. No. 98-193, §§ 1--4, 10-19-98)