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File #: O-42-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reader
File created: 10/24/2018 In control: Historic Preservation Committee
On agenda: 3/11/2019 Final action:
Title: Sidewalk Signs - For the purpose of authorizing sidewalk signs with certain conditions; providing a definition of "sidewalk sign"; and providing for a delayed effective date of the sidewalk sign permit fee.
Sponsors: Elly Tierney
Indexes: Economic Matters Committee, Planning Commission, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-42-18 Sidewalk Signs.pdf, 2. O-42-18 Staff Report and Fiscal Impact.pdf, 3. O-42-18 PC Findings.pdf, 4. O-42-18 Staff Report to PC.pdf, 5. O-42-18 Tierney Proposed Amendments.pdf
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Sidewalk Signs - For the purpose of authorizing sidewalk signs with certain conditions; providing a definition of "sidewalk sign"; and providing for a delayed effective date of the sidewalk sign permit fee.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 42-18

Introduced by: Alderwoman Tierney

Referred to
Planning Commission
Economic Matters Committee
Rules and City Government Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Sidewalk Signs

FOR the purpose of authorizing sidewalk signs with certain conditions; providing a definition of "sidewalk sign"; and providing for a delayed effective date of the sidewalk sign permit fee.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2018 Edition
Section 17.60.010
Section 17.60.070
Section 17.60.090
Section 21.70.040
Section 21.70.050
Section 21.70.080
Section 21.72.010

SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

TITLE 17 - BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION

Chapter 17.60 - SIGNS
Section 17.60.010 - Permit-Required.

A. No permanent commercial sign, billboard or advertising structure or device, or sidewalk sign shall be erected or installed unless a sign permit has been issued by the Director of Planning and Zoning or his or her designee. Temporary signs and banners are prohibited except as provided under Section 17.60.060, or under Section 21.70.060, or Section 21.70.080.
B. The Department of Planning and Zoning shall review the sign permit application for consistency with the Zoning Code, pursuant to Chapter 21.70.

Section 17.60.070 - Location generally.

A. The requirements of subsections B and C are not applicable to sidewalk signs, which are subject to the requirements of Chapter 21.70.
A. B. No signs shall be supported from the sidewalk or from a point outside of the sidewalk. Signs may be carried upon o...

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