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20.06.080. Digital billboards

            In addition to the following requirements, digital billboards shall adhere to the same size, height, spacing, setbacks and locations as all other standard billboards:

            (1)        Digital billboards shall be allowed as a conversion, replacement, or relocation of any billboard in a location provided for in this Chapter.  Billboard owners with any number of billboards on the Prioritized Relocations Map (Exhibit 2PDF Document), shall be permitted to convert only with the removal or relocation of these prioritized relocation billboards on a one-to-one (1 to 1) square foot ratio basis of the sign face.  Billboard owners with no billboards on the Prioritized Relocation Map (Exhibit 2PDF Document) shall be permitted to convert, replace or relocate signs as permitted by this Title;

            (2)        Video animation shall be prohibited including text, image or graphic scrolling and animated advertisement transitions;

            (3)        Digital billboard advertisements shall have a minimum dwell time of eight (8) seconds and a maximum rotation time of one-quarter (.25) second;

            (4)        Digital billboard advertisements shall not blink, flash, pulse, twinkle or similar, or be lit by any outside light source;

            (5)        Digital billboards along the Main Street and Highway 193 Corridors that are three hundred feet (300') or closer to any legally occupied dwelling may be required to adhere to a curfew as required below:

                        (a)        If a billboard is within three hundred feet (300') of a legally occupied dwelling and is within a one hundred and twenty degree (120°) radius area measured from the center point of the digital billboard face (Exhibit 3), then this billboard face shall adhere to the curfew; or

                        (b)        If a billboard is within one hundred and fifty feet (150') of a legally occupied dwelling and is within a thirty degree (30°) radius area measured from the center point of the digital billboard face and beginning at the one hundred and twenty degree (120°) line (Exhibit 3), then this billboard face shall adhere to the curfew;

            (6)        All digital billboards shall be equipped with an automatic dimmer control or other mechanism that automatically controls the sign's brightness and display period;

            (7)        Digital billboards shall not increase the ambient lighting level more than three-tenths (0.3) foot candle when measured by a foot candle meter, perpendicular to the digital face, at a distance of three hundred feet (300');

            (8)        Digital billboards along the Main Street and Highway 193 Corridors shall not be larger than three hundred and thirty-six (336) square feet;

            (9)        Prior to approval of any permit to operate a digital billboard, the applicant shall certify that the billboard has been tested and complies with the motion, dwell time, brightness, rotation time, and all other requirements herein;

            (10)      A building permit shall be required for the conversion of any billboard face.


Ord. No. 12-29, Recodified, 11/15/2012

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