ORDINANCE NO. 45-94
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 1189 OF THE CODIFIED
ORDINANCES OF GRANVILLE, OHIO ESTABLISHING SIGN
REGULATIONS PROVIDING FOR THE EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN
NEON SIGNS FROM PERMIT REQUIREMENTS.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF GRANVILLE,
WHEREAS, Council enacted Ordinance 38-94 which established criteria forand
the regulation of signs within the Village; and;
WHEREAS, the current provisions have created undue confusion and potential
inconsistency of application with regards to neon signs located on the inside of certain
business establishments; and;
WHEREAS, the indoor neon signs do not appreciably detract from the wellordered
and historic appearance of the Village;
NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Granville, State of Ohio that:
Section 1189.04(1)of the Codified Ordinances of Granville, Ohio, is
hereby established to read as follows:
Signs using illumination derived from noble gases from Group Periodic Table VIll of the or neon signs which are located on the inside of a business or public establishment to include placement on the inside of windows. These signs shall be limited to fifteen (15)percent of the total building window area or eight (8) square feet in area, whichever is smaller.
Section 1189.05(c) of the Codified Ordinances of Granville, Ohio, is hereby amended to read as follows:
Balloons, bench advertising signs, billboards, inflatable signs, pennants, portable signs (except sandwich boards), spinners, streamers, changeable message signs e( xceeding ten (10)square feet in sign area), flashing or animated signs, or signs with a source of illumination that flashes, blinks or fluctuates, signs using laser illumination, signs attached to trees or any other natural feature, vehicles used primarily as signs, and permanent banner signs are prohibited.
This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force upon the earliest date allowed by law.
Clerk of Council
Approved as to Form:
ORDINANCE NO. 45-94