City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
requirements and the applicable square footage requirements.
⦁ an awning, canopy or marquee may not project into the public right-of-way nearer than 30 inches to the street curb or curb line, and no nearer the ground surface than seven feet;
⦁ the architectural style of the awning, canopy or marquee may be consistent with the building being served;
⦁ awnings, canopies or marquees built over the public right-of-way must be included in a liability insurance policy holding the city free of all responsibility.
External illumination for signs shall be so constructed and maintained that the source of light is not visible from the public right-of-way or residential property.
The top of a sign, including its superstructure, if any, shall be no higher than ten feet above the roof of the building to which such sign may be attached or 35 feet above ground level, whichever height is less; except that the height of any changeable sign which is attached to or an integral part of a functional structure, such as a water tower, smoke stack, radio or TV transmitting tower, beacon or similar structure shall be no higher than such structure. Signs, including any superstructure standing or erected free of any building or other structure, shall not exceed an overall height of 35 feet from ground level and shall be located on land in an area which is landscaped or if such land is part of an approved parking area, it shall be surfaced or paved as required in the zoning code.
13.311. Retroactive effect.
This sign ordinance shall apply to all sign applications applied for and/or pending prior to its enactment.
13.312. Non-commercial speech.
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this sign ordinance, all signs of any size containing non-Commercial Speech may be posted from August 1 in any general election year until ten (10) days following the general election and thirteen (13) weeks