A. Definition: For the purpose of this section, the term "construction barricades" shall include both temporary construction barricades constructed of wood or other material and construction fences.
B. Construction Signs: Construction signs shall not exceed fifty (50) square feet in area except that such signs may contain up to fifty five (55) square feet in area when the extra footage is necessary to display specific health, safety and welfare information including, but not limited to, construction purposes such as seismic safety upgrade, historic preservation and asbestos removal. Renderings of the project under construction may be included on construction signs. Not more than one such sign shall be permitted on any one site, and any such sign shall face the street upon which said site fronts. If said site fronts on more than one street, one such sign shall be permitted on each street frontage. Notwithstanding the foregoing, where construction signs are placed on construction barricades covering frontages exceeding seventy five feet (75'), one construction sign may be placed every fifty feet (50') along the construction barricade.
C. Construction Barricade Signs:
1. Emergency Contact Sign: One sign, not larger than one square foot in area, shall be placed on or adjacent to the gateway through the construction barricade stating the name and telephone number of the person to be contacted in case of an emergency.
2. Permitted Signs: The following signage may be painted or placed on construction barricades. The total area of suchsignage, including the emergency contact sign required by subsection C1 of this section, shall not exceed sixty two (62) square feet.
a. Large Business Identification Sign: Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, when a business remains open while remodeling its premises, and a construction barricade is required, one large business identification sign may be placed on the construction barricade adjacent to the entrance to the business. Such sign shall not exceed twelve (12) square feet in area and may contain only the name of the business, a company logo and the fact that the business remains open while remodeling. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the business identification sign may also contain an advertisement for a new business coming to the site. An advertisement for a new business may contain only the name of the business, a company logo and the opening date of the business. If a large business identification sign contains an advertisement for a new business, no real estate sign shall be allowed in front of the building, lot or parcel, or placed on the construction barricade.
b. Small Business Identification Signs: Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, small additional business identification signs may be placed on the sides of the construction barricades, perpendicular to the street facade for the convenience of pedestrian traffic. Such signs may state only the name of the business and the fact that it is open for business while remodeling. One sign of two (2) square feet in area shall be permitted on each side of the construction barricade facing a sidewalk or other pedestrian access through the barricade.
c. Construction Sign: One construction sign may be placed on a construction barricade in accordance with the regulations set forth in subsection A of this section.
d. Real Estate Signs: Real estate signs may be placed on a construction barricade in accordance with the regulations set forth in section 10-4-602 of this article.
3. Murals: Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, murals or similar displays may be painted on a construction barricade subject to the approval of the architectural commission.
4. Posters Prohibited: No posters shall be permitted on a construction barricade. (Ord. 80-O-1775, eff. 12-5-1980; amd. Ord. 91-O-2119, eff. 7-5-1991; Ord. 96-O-2268, eff. 10-18-1996)