Sec. 27-322.  Signs, where prohibited.


(a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to situate, erect, place, operate, use or allow to be situated, erected, operated or used, any mobile, portable, temporary, permanent, secured, fastened, fixed or other type of sign or advertising device, except in the manner as set forth in Sec. 27-321 of this Code, by operating said sign upon a street, alley, public right-of-way, or across any sidewalk line within the city or in the front yard setback of any zoning district except as the same may be authorized by the height and yard regulations of the zoning district where said sign is to be located.  These provisions shall not apply to permanent advertising signs in a C-2 zoning district that are permanently attached to the main structure thereon, which overhang into the public right-of-way, and which have been approved by the Nebraska Department of Roads.


(b)   Any temporary sign that does not meet the criteria as set forth in subsection (a) above shall be considered to be a nonconforming sign; and such sign shall be abated, removed or made to comply herewith within ninety (90) days of the effective date of this section.  If not done within the time limit as set forth herein, the city may proceed to bring said sign within compliance by any action either at law or in equity.


(c)   Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offense and penalized pursuant to Sec. 1-16 of this Code. 


Source:  Ord. No. 4603, 1, 9-16-02