ToC
42-533

Illuminated or flashing signs

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In all districts, as indicated, illuminated or flashing advertising signs are not permitted.

Illuminated or flashing signs, other than advertising signs, and accessory or advertising signs with indirect illumination are permitted, provided that the total surface area of all such signs, in square feet, shall not exceed:

(a)        for illuminated or flashing signs other than advertising signs, five times the street frontage of the zoning lot, in feet, and that the surface area of each sign shall not exceed 500 square feet; and

(b)        for accessory or advertising signs with indirect illumination, five times the street frontage of the zoning lot, in feet, and that the surface area of each sign shall not exceed 750 square feet.

However, in any Manufacturing District in which residences or joint living-work quarters for artists are, under the provisions of the Zoning Resolution, allowed as-of-right or by special permit or authorization, the total surface area of all such permitted signs shall not exceed five times the street frontage of the zoning lot, in feet, and that the surface area of each sign shall not exceed 500 square feet.

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