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ORDINANCE NO. 86-13 <br />AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION- <br />ERS AMENDING INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ORDINANCE SECTION 25(o.) <br />[signs]; PROVIDING DEFINITION OF ADVERTISING STRUCTURE; <br />PROVIDING DEFINITION OF SIGN; PROHIBITING BUILDING <br />STRUCTURES WHICH RESEMBLE IN CONFIGURATION OR DESIGN A <br />PARTICULAR PRODUCT; INCORPORATION IN CODE; SEVERABILITY <br />AND EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />WHEREAS, an emergency,exists which requires the <br />immediate enactment of amendments to the sign ordinance of Indian <br />River County, and <br />WHEREAS, it is the purpose and intent of these amend- <br />ments to promote,and protect the public health, safety, welfare <br />and aesthetics of Indian River -County by regulating and limiting <br />the public display of advertising structures, signs, billboards, <br />and other displays competing'`for public attention, <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY <br />COMMISSIONERS that: <br />SECTION 1 <br />Indian River County Ordinance Section 25(o)(1) Special <br />definitions is hereby.amended to establish Section 25(o)(1)h, and <br />Section 25(o)(1)1. to read: <br />h. Advertising Structures: Any structure, with <br />or without any advertisement display <br />thereon, situated upon or attached to real <br />property, upon which any sign may be placed. <br />Anytime the word "sign" is used in this sign <br />ordinance [Section 25(o)], the same shall include <br />advertising structure.. <br />i. Sign: Any writing, pictorial representations <br />decoration; emblem (except a religious emblem), <br />flag (including banner or pennant); or any other <br />structure, figure, or character, or any part <br />thereof, on which such.writing, pictorial <br />representation, emblem, flag, or other figure <br />or character is installed or placed which: <br />a. is used to inform, attract attention, or <br />advertise, and <br />b, is readily visible from any public place <br />off the premises upon which the writing, <br />pictorial representation, decoration, <br />emblem, flag, figure or character is located. <br />Whenever the word "sign" appears in this sign <br />ordinance [Section 25(o)] it shall include <br />"advertising structure." Whenever the word "sign" <br />is used in this sign ordinance [Section 25(o)] it <br />shall include buildings or other structures shaped <br />to resemble in configuration or design a product for <br />sale such as, but not limited to, hot dogs, <br />hamburgers ice cream cones, shoes, automobiles, or <br />fruit. <br />