ORDINANCE 2017- 002
<br />AN ORDINANCE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, CONCERNING AN
<br />AMENDMENT TO ITS LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS (LDRS); PROVIDING FOR
<br />AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 956, SIGN REGULATIONS, BY AMENDING SECTION 956.11,
<br />EXEMPTIONS TO PERMITTING PROCEDURES; BY AMENDING SECTION 956.15,
<br />REGULATIONS FOR TEMPORARY SIGNS REQUIRING PERMITS; AND BY AMENDING
<br />SECTION 956.15.1, REGULATIONS FOR ACTIVE SUBDIVISION OR REAL ESTATE
<br />DEVELOPMENT SIGNS; PROVIDING FOR AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 901,
<br />DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 912, SINGLE-FAMILY
<br />DEVELOPMENT, BY AMENDING SUBSECTION 912.05(5), GARAGE SALES AND YARD
<br />SALES; AND BY PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF CONFLICTING PROVISIONS;
<br />CODIFICATION; SEVERABILITY; AND EFFECTIVE DATE.
<br />BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER
<br />COUNTY, FLORIDA THAT THE INDIAN RIVER COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT
<br />REGULATIONS (LDRS) BE AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:
<br />SECTION #1:
<br />Amend LDR Section 901.03, Definitions in alphabetical order, of Chapter 901, Definitions, as
<br />Sign any writing (including letter, word, or numeral); pictorial representation (including
<br />illustration or decoration); emblem (including service mark, symbol, or trademark) except a religious
<br />emblem; flag (banner or pennant); any other figure or character or any structure or part thereof on
<br />which such writing, pictorial representation, emblem, flag, or other figure or character is installed or
<br />placed (except a building to which the same may be attached) which:
<br />(a) Is used to inform, attract attention, or advertise; and,
<br />(b) Is readily visible from any public place off the premises where the sign is located.
<br />Whenever the word "sign" appears in Chapter 956, Signs sign regulations, it shall include
<br />"advertising structure." In addition, whenever the word "sign" is used it shall include buildings or
<br />other structures shaped to resemble in configuration or design a product for sale such as, but not
<br />limited to, hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream cones, shoes, automobiles, or fruit.
<br />Sign, A -frame a movable sign not secured or attached to the ground as required by Chapter 956,
<br />Signs sign regulations.
<br />Sign, abandoned (on premise) an on -premises sign identifying an establishment that has not
<br />been conducting business at the site on which the sign is located or at the location noted on the sign
<br />for a period greater than one hundred eighty (180) days or a sign in a condition of disrepair, set forth
<br />in Chapter 956, Signs, sign regulations, of the county land development code. A sign shall not be
<br />considered abandoned for businesses which operate on a seasonal basis.
<br />Sign, add-on any additional sign area added to a permitted sign prior to obtaining a permit for
<br />the additional sign.
<br />Sign, animated a sign with physical action or motion or the appearance thereof, using manmade
<br />or wind actuated elements, including rotating, oscillating, fluttering, flashing, or swinging signs,
<br />Bold Underline: Additions to Ordinance
<br />Strike through: Deleted Text from Existing Ordinance
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