CHAPTER 21
CITY OF NORTHGLENN SIGN CODE

ARTICLE 7
TEMPORARY NON-RESIDENTIAL SIGNS

Section 21-7-1. Temporary Non-residential Signs.

(a)

There shall be no more than four (4) permitted temporary signs allowed per parcel at one time.

(b)

Placement of such signs shall not exceed one hundred and twenty (120) days per business in a calendar year. Permits shall be issued with a minimum of fifteen (15) consecutive days and a maximum of sixty (60) consecutive days used in a time block. The following exceptions apply:

(1)

Signs on Projects While Under Construction. Signs may be displayed for the duration of the construction project or completion of transaction, and shall be removed upon completion of the project.

(2)

Election Season Signs. Signs may be displayed sixty (60) days prior to the election and must be removed within five (5) days of the election.

(3)

Weekend Signs. Signs may be displayed from noon on Friday until noon the following Monday.

(c)

Temporary signs shall not be illuminated.

(d)

Temporary signs are subject to the following:

(1)

Sign(s) shall be set back a minimum of ten (10) feet from the edge of curb. In no case shall a sign be placed in the right-of-way or obstructing and vision triangle as outlined in Table 1;

(2)

Sign(s) may not be located to interfere with pedestrian, bicycle or vehicle traffic; and

(3)

Sign(s) must be anchored to the ground or weighted sufficiently to prevent movement by wind.

(e)

Temporary signs are subject to the regulations as depicted in Table 5 below:

[Source: Ord. 1731, 2017]

Section 21-7-2. Vehicle Signs.

(a)

Vehicles that are parked or stored for more than ninety-six (96) hours with a vehicle mounted sign more than two (2) square feet must acquire a temporary sign permit and shall comply with the following:

(1)

Only one (1) vehicle per applicant is allowed to display signage;

(2)

The motor vehicle sign may not be larger in any dimension than or extend beyond any surface of the vehicle or trailer to which it is attached;

(3)

The motor vehicle sign must be attached to a vehicle or trailer that is registered and operable;

(4)

The motor vehicle sign may not be attached to a vehicle or trailer parked or stored in a public right-of-way or an area not designed, designated, or commonly used for parking; and

(5)

The motor vehicle sign may not be attached to a vehicle or trailer that is regularly parked or stored in a "front yard" or "side yard", as such terms are defined in Section 11-5-2 of the Zoning Ordinance, that abuts a street, when there are other areas of the property designed or available for the parking or storage of the vehicle or trailer that are not visible from the street or do not abut streets, or parked or stored within fifty (50) feet of a street when there are other areas of the property designed, designated, or available for the parking or storage of the vehicle or trailer that are more distant from the street or not visible from the street.

(b)

The vehicle sign shall be considered in compliance if evidence can be shown of the following:

(1)

The regulations in the subsection above shall not apply to signs displayed on vehicles which are being operated or stored in the normal course of a business, such as signs indicating the name of the owner or business which are located on moving vans, delivery trucks, and rental vehicles, and provided further that they are stored or parked in areas and in such a fashion as is appropriate to their use as vehicles. Signs measuring two (2) square feet or less shall be exempt.

(2)

The activities that are being actively undertaken during such periods of parking involve loading or unloading of goods for customers, providing services to customers, conducting business, or engaging in work breaks.

(3)

The activities require the presence of the vehicle for the purposes of transporting equipment, people, supplies and/or goods necessary for the carrying out of such activities.

(4)

The activities above are not, other than incidentally, related to advertising, identifying, displaying, directing or attracting attention to an object, person, institution, organization, business, product, service, event or location.

[Source: Ord. 1731, 2017]