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2012_11_01_O019 Amending Article 15 SignsThe Town of Leesburg, PRESENTED: November 1, 2012 Virginia ORDINANCE NO: 2012 -0 -019 ADOPTED: November 1, 2012 AN ORDINANCE: AMENDING ARTICLE 15 SIGNS The Town Council of Leesburg, Virginia, ordains: SECTION I. That the following sections of the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Leesburg, Virginia, 2003, as amended, be and the same are hereby amended to read as follows: 15.7.2 Development Standards for Permitted Sign Types R. Vehicle Division Signs. For Vehicle Sales dealerships only. Each Vehicle Sales dealership may display one wall sign not exceeding thirty (30) square feet in area for each division of cars being sold at the facility. S. Incidental Signs (for Vehicle Service Garage Bays). A maximum of one (1) wall sign for each vehicle service garage bay not exceeding six (6) square feet maximum announcing the type of service performed in each garage bay, e.g., "Service ", "Tires ", "Oil Change ", "Alignment ", "Inspections ", etc. Incidental Signs shall be installed in direct association with the garage bay and shall not contain any commercial message including, but not limited to the business name or logo, product names or logos, etc. 15.9.2 Signs for Individual Businesses B. Types of Signs Permitted. Wall, window, monument, projecting, awning, canopy, marquee, A- frame /sandwich board, neon (with restrictions), freestanding projecting and ground signs and Incidental Signs (for Vehicle Service Garage Bays). C. Maximum Size of Signs 9. Incidental Siqns (for Vehicle Service Garage Bays): Six (6) square feet maximum for each vehicle service garage bay. 15.9.5 Signs for Service Stations B. Types of Signs Permitted. Wall, window, monument, projecting, awning, canopy, marquee, A- frame /sandwich board, neon (with restrictions), freestanding projecting and ground signs and Incidental Signs (for Vehicle Service Garage Bays). C. Maximum Size of Signs -2- AN ORDINANCE: AMENDING ARTICLE 15 SIGNS 6. Incidental Sign (for Vehicle Service Garage Bay): Six (6) square feet maximum for each vehicle service garage bay 15.9.6 Signs for Vehicle Sales Dealerships Vehicle sales dealerships may erect signs as follows: A. Maximum Number of Signs: Two (2) not including individual vehicle division signs or incidental signs for service garage bays. B. Types of Signs Permitted: Wall, Window, Monument, Awning or Canopy, Vehicle Division, and Incidental Signs (for Vehicle Service Garage Bays) C. Maximum Size of Signs: 1. Wall Siqn: One (1) square foot per linear foot of building frontage on which the siqn is attached up to a maximum of one hundred (100) square feet for any one sign. The aggregate total for all wall signs, including Vehicle Division Signs, shall not exceed one (1) square foot for every one (1) linear foot of building frontage upon which the signs are attached. 2. Window Sign: Permanent window signs shall be limited to twenty -five percent (25 %) of the total square footage of window area, inclusive of all windows on the facade facing the public street or the front of the building where no street frontage exists, or sixteen (16) square feet, whichever is less. Window signs located above the ground floor shall not be illuminated. 3. Monument Sign: One (1) square foot per five linear feet of lot frontage on which the sign is to be located, up to a maximum size of forty (40) square feet and a maximum height of ten (10) feet. 4. Awning or Canopy Sign: One (1) square foot per linear foot of the awning or canopy, up to twenty (20) square feet. 5. Vehicle Division Sign: Thirty (30) square feet maximum for each corporate vehicle division sold at the Vehicle Sales dealership. 6. Incidental Sign (for Vehicle Service Garage Bay): Six (6) square feet maximum for each vehicle service garage bay 15.9.7 16.9.6 Signs for Theaters 15.9.8 16.9.7 Unusual Site Constraints Definitions 15.3.19.1 Incidental Sign (for Vehicle Service Garage Bays) An on -site directional wall siqn installed to identify the type of service provided in a particular vehicle service garage bay. -3- AN ORDINANCE: AMENDING ARTICLE 15 SIGNS 15.3.37.1 Vehicle Division Sign A wall sign announcing the name of an automotive manufacturer's division being sold at a Vehicle Sales dealership. PASSED this 1 st day of November, 2012. I . . (\ C'. stattd, Mayor , Town of Leesburg A T : Clerk of e0bol P: \Ordinances\2012 \1101 Vehicle Sales Signs.doc