Type 4 Signs
of signs defined as Type 4 Freestanding Temporary signs shall include only
those signs which are constructed in a manner that is commonly referred to as an
“A-frame” or “sandwich board” sign. The faces of the sign shall be connected at
the top by hinges or similar mechanisms and the sign shall be self-supporting
when placed in its display position.
Type 4 signs
may only be displayed by a use that is included in the Commercial use category.
sign display area is limited to six (6) square feet per sign face.
height of the sign is limited to four (4) feet above the grade of the surface
upon which it is displayed when placed in its display position.
One (1) Type 4
Freestanding Temporary Sign may be displayed per customer entrance, provided
that no more than two (2) Type 4 signs may be displayed per tenant space along
the same building frontage.
areas (sign faces) shall be composed of rigid material.
A Type 4 sign may only be placed within an area
bounded by an imaginary line running ten (10) feet along the building wall from
the outer edges of the customer entrance, extending ten (10) feet perpendicular
to the building wall and thence connecting at the center point of the customer
entrance ten (10) feet from the building wall.
Type 4 signs may be placed upon a public sidewalk
or other pedestrian walkway, provided that a minimum of four (4) feet of
unobstructed clearance is maintained along the directional path of the walkway.
Within the Center City zoning district, signs shall be placed in a manner so
that the edge of the sign is flush with the wall of the building housing the
use associated with the sign, provided that a four (4) foot unobstructed path
along the sidewalk shall be maintained in all cases.
Type 4 signs associated with an individual tenant
space shall be separated by a minimum of 50 feet.
In no case shall a Type 4 sign be placed within a
landscaped area, or within a vehicular use area, including parking areas,
loading areas and driveways.
Duration of Display
Type 4 signs
may only be displayed during the period beginning 30 minutes prior to the daily
opening and ending 30 minutes following the daily closing of the business
displaying the sign.