§ 31.5-11. Erection, maintenance, and repair of signs, and replacement of defective signs.  

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  • (a)

    All signs shall be erected, maintained, repaired, treated and/or painted so as to always be safe, reasonably rustfree or termitefree, sightly, and free of debris.


    If required by the building official, defective or unsafe signs, or defective or unsafe parts thereof, shall be replaced or repaired to the satisfaction of the building official after written notice of the problem is provided by the building official.


    The owner or the person responsible for an unsafe or defective sign (e.g., the lessee) shall, upon written notice from the building official, forthwith in the case of an immediate danger and in any case within ten (10) days, secure the same in a manner to be approved by the building official in conformity with the provisions of this chapter, remove such sign. If such order is not obeyed within ten (10) days, the building official may remove such sign at the expense of the owner or lessee thereof.

(Ord. No. 90-10, § 3(g), 5-21-90; Ord. No. 94-14, § 5, 7-26-94)