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126.96.36.199* Size of Signs
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Externally illuminated signs required by 7.10.1 and 7.10.2, other than approved existing signs, unless otherwise provided in 188.8.131.52.2, shall read EXIT or shall use other appropriate wording in plainly legible letters sized as follows:
- For new signs, the letters shall be not less than 6 in. (150 mm) high, with the principal strokes of letters not less than 3/4 in. (19 mm) wide.
- For existing signs, the required wording shall be permitted to be in plainly legible letters not less than 4 in. (100 mm) high.
- The word EXIT shall be in letters of a width not less than 2 in. (51 mm), except the letter I, and the minimum spacing between letters shall be not less than 3/8 in. (9.5 mm).
- Sign legend elements larger than the minimum established in 184.108.40.206.1(1) through 220.127.116.11.1(3) shall use letter widths, strokes, and spacing in proportion to their height.
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