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CITY OF HUDSON: Ordinance 6-17 (Signs)

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 11:22pm

CITY OF HUDSON
ORDINANCE NO. 6-17
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF HUDSON, WISCONSIN

THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HUDSON DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 202 – Signs is amended to create a new subsection 202-6, D (6) as follows:
202-6, D (6) Master sign plan. In the I-1, Light Industrial District and I-2, General Industrial District, businesses located on adjoining industrial lots, or within the same subdivision or development, may submit a master sign plan for review and recommendation for approval by the Plan Commission and approval by the Common Council. The following standards shall apply to master sign plans:
(a) No more than one freestanding sign shall be allowed per street frontage of a major street abutting the development; no sign may be greater than 240 square feet in area; no business shall be allowed more than 60 square feet of sign area per sign; and no sign shall be greater in height than 20 feet above the first floor elevation of the nearest building in the development.
(b) Individual freestanding signs shall not be allowed on the separate lots where the business is located, except as provided in section 202-6 (c) of this subsection.
(c) Businesses may have one freestanding sign per lot, no greater than 32 square feet in area and six feet in height, to be located near the primary entrance to the lot to identify businesses located on that specific lot.
(d) Wall signage must comply with Section 202-6, D (1) of this section.
(e) Upon approval of a master sign plan, all future signs shall conform to the master sign plan. Modifications to the provisions of the master sign plan may be granted only with the approval of a new master sign plan.
(f) Approved master sign plans must be recorded at the St. Croix County Register of Deeds office.
This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication as provided by law.
Dated this 10th day of April, 2017.
Approved: /s/ Rich O'Connor, Mayor
Attest: /s/ Jennifer Zeiler, City Clerk
_____________________________________ (Pub. 04/20/17) WNAXLP


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