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File #: O-54-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 11/18/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/26/2023 Final action: 9/26/2023
Title: Sign Regulations - Shopping Center Sign Requirements - For the purpose of expanding sign requirement exceptions regarding front-lit signage for shopping centers in B2 Community Shopping zoning districts; and generally dealing with sign regulations in the City of Annapolis.
Sponsors: Ross Arnett
Indexes: Planning Commission, Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-54-22 First Reader, 2. O-54-22 Staff Report, 3. O-54-22 Fiscal Impact Report, 4. O-54-22 Public Hearing ad affidavit, 5. O-54-22 Signed (color), 6. O-54-22 Signed (b&w)
Title
Sign Regulations - Shopping Center Sign Requirements - For the purpose of expanding sign requirement exceptions regarding front-lit signage for shopping centers in B2 Community Shopping zoning districts; and generally dealing with sign regulations in the City of Annapolis.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 54-22

Introduced by: Ald. Arnett
Co-sponsored by:

Referred to
Planning Commission
Rules and City Government Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Sign Regulations - Shopping Center Sign Requirements

FOR the purpose of expanding sign requirement exceptions regarding front-lit signage for shopping centers in B2 Community Shopping zoning districts; and generally dealing with sign regulations in the City of Annapolis.

BY repealing and reenacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2022 Edition
21.70.080

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 21 - PLANNING AND ZONING
Chapter 21.70 - SIGN REGULATIONS
Section 21.70.080 - Signs in non-residential districts.

A. General Standards.
1. An integrated sign program is required for all commercial office complexes, shopping centers, and multi-tenant facilities. Individual signs shall be reviewed for conformity with the integrated sign program whether newly established or existing.
2. Pole signs may have no more than two faces.
3. Two-faced signs must be double faced back-to-back.
4. Signs may not be placed along any side or rear lot line within a required bufferyard.
B. Permitted Signs.
1. Sign Table 1 lists the types of signs that are permitted in non-residential zoning districts.
2. Sign Table 2 sets forth the regulations for permitted signs in non-residential zoning districts.
3. Signs for residential uses, professional offices or studios, colleges, religious institutions, schools, and similar institutions, where these uses are pe...

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