- Painted nonilluminated signs.
- Temporary signs announcing the sale or rent of property.
- Signs erected by transportation authorities.
- Projecting signs not exceeding 2.5 square feet (0.23 m2).
- The changing of moveable parts of an approved sign that is designed for such changes, or the repainting or repositioning of display matter shall not be deemed an alteration.
COMBINATION SIGN. A sign incorporating any combination of the features of pole, projecting and roof signs.
DISPLAY SIGN. The area made available by the sign structure for the purpose of displaying the advertising message.
ELECTRIC SIGN. A sign containing electrical wiring, but not including signs illuminated by an exterior light source.
GROUND SIGN. A billboard or similar type of sign that is supported by one or more uprights, poles or braces in or upon the ground other than a combination sign or pole sign, as defined by this code.
POLE SIGN. A sign wholly supported by a sign structure in the ground.
PORTABLE DISPLAY SURFACE. A display surface temporarily fixed to a standardized advertising structure that is regularly moved from structure to structure at periodic intervals.
PROJECTING SIGN. A sign other than a wall sign that projects from and is supported by a wall of a building or structure.
ROOF SIGN. A sign erected on or above a roof or parapet of a building or structure.
SIGN. Any letter, figure, character, mark, plane, point, marquee sign, design, poster, pictorial, picture, stroke, stripe, line, trademark, reading matter or illuminated service, which shall be constructed, placed, attached, painted, erected, fastened or manufactured in any manner whatsoever, so that the same shall be used for the attraction of the public to any place, subject, person, firm, corporation, public performance, article, machine or merchandise, whatsoever, which is displayed in any manner outdoors. Every sign shall be classified and conform to the requirements of that classification as set forth in this chapter.
SIGN STRUCTURE. Any structure that supports or is capable of supporting a sign as defined in this code. A sign structure is permitted to be a single pole and is not required to be an integral part of the building.
WALL SIGN. Any sign attached to or erected against the wall of a building or structure, with the exposed face of the sign in a plane parallel to the plane of said wall.
TABLE 4-A SIZE, THICKNESS AND TYPE OF GLASS PANELS IN SIGNS
| MAXIMUM SIZE OF |
| MINIMUM |
|TYPE OF GLASS|
|Any dimension |
| Area |
|30||500||1/8||Plain, plate or wired|
|45||700||3/16||Plain, plate or wired|
|144||3,600||1/4||Plain, plate or wired|
|> 144||> 3,600||1/4||Wired glass|
TABLE 4-B THICKNESS OF PROJECTION SIGN
|PROJECTION (feet)||MAXIMUM THICKNESS (feet)|
|ASTM D635—10||Test Method for |
Rate of Burning and/or
Extent and Time of Burning
of Plastics in a Horizontal Position
|NFPA 70—11||National Electrical Code||H106.1, |
|NFPA 701—10||Methods of Fire Test for |
Flame Propagation of
Textiles and Films