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 Additional Requirements

 Address

 Any address; development, properties or sites with perimeter walls shall have the address number visible on the outside of the wall. Addresses shall be visible from public access.  Addresses shall be at least four (4) inches in height and have a color contrast with the background color of at least fifty percent (50%). Shall be self-illuminated or located eighteen (18) to thirty-six (36) inches below a light fixture. One (1) and two (2) family dwellings shall provide four (4) inch address numbers on the front elevation and on the rear elevations when abutting an alley. All numbers and letters shall be illuminated from dusk to dawn, except for one (1) or (2) family dwellings, rear addresses, alley gates, curbside mailboxes, or a commercial/industrial rear door suite.   The height, quantity, size, location, color and material of address letters and numbers on buildings, signs and directories shall be as required by the Community Development Director, designee, or through a Development Plan Review. 

 B

 Any sign mounted on a building that is not a sign type A.  Shall not exceed 80% of their horizontal/vertical backgrounds; shall not exceed building height; in a multi-family district it shall not exceed six (6) square feet or a height of ten (10) feet; for one (1) & two (2) family dwellings it shall not exceed one (1) square foot and does not need a permit; any non multi-family or single family district type B signs shall not exceed a total area for any 1 (one) building equal to forty (40) square feet plus one (1) square foot of sign area for every lineal foot of business frontage beyond forty (40) lineal feet.  Within three-hundred (300) feet of a freeway, on a property with no residential use, square footage is based on a two to one (2:1) ratio, two (2) square feet per one (1) lineal foot of the building.