City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
parcel of land and any sign located or proposed to be located in an easement or other appurtenance shall be considered an off-premise sign.
On-premise messages – identify or advertise an establishment, person, activity, goods, products or services located on the premises where the sign is installed.
Parapet (wall) – that portion of building wall that rises above the roof level.
Pole sign – see Pylon sign.
Portable sign – any sign which is manifestly designed to be transported, including by trailer or on its own wheels, even though the wheels of such sign may be removed and the remaining chassis or support is converted to another sign or attached temporarily or permanently to the ground since this characteristic is based on the design of such a sign.
Porte cochere – a roofed structure or roof-like cover, extending from the entrance of a building and which provides shelter over a doorway.
Principal building – the building in which the principal primary use of the lot is conducted. Lots with multiple principal uses may have multiple principal buildings, but storage buildings, garages, and other clearly accessory uses shall not be considered principal buildings.
Projecting sign – any sign which is affixed to a building or wall in such a manner that its leading edge extends more than two (2) feet beyond the surface or such building or wall face.
Property owner – legal owner of property as officially recorded by Itasca County.
Public notices – official notices posted by public officers, employees or their agents in the performance of their duties, or as directed by such officers, employees or agents.
Public street right-of-way – the planned right-of-way for a public street.
Pylon sign – any freestanding sign which has its supportive structure(s) anchored in the ground and which has a sign face elevated above ground level by pole(s) or beam(s) and with the area below the sign face open.
Residential district – any district zoned for residential uses.
Roof – the exterior surface and it supporting structure on the top of a building or structure. The structural make-up of which conforms to the roof structures, roof construction and roof covering sections of the Uniform Building Code.