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Title: 18 - Signs

Chapter: 34 - Pre-Existing Signs and Pre-Existing Nonconforming Signs

Section: 20 - Signs existing on effective date

A.    For any sign existing in the county on October 28, 1992, a sign file form shall be submitted to the planning division on or before one hundred eighty days after the effective date of the ordinance codified in this title.

B.    Sign file forms for existing signs, including nonconforming signs, submitted on or before one hundred eighty days after the adoption of the ordinance codified in this title, will be provided by the planning division at no charge to the applicant. Any subsequent fees required after March 27, 1993, shall be applicable. Upon field verification by the planning division of the existing sign sizes, locations, and dimensions and review for consistency with all other requirements of this title, the sign file shall be accepted where allowed.

C.    Subsequent to March 27, 1993, the county shall document all signs existing without a sign file. A sixty-day extension period may be allowed to obtain sign files for the existing signs however, such sign files shall be subject to any applicable fees adopted. Upon a written request by the applicant, the planning division shall provide assistance in the completion of the sign file form processed within the extension period. Signs that are the subject of applications received after the applicable date set forth in this section shall be subject to all the terms and conditions of this title and shall not be automatically entitled to the protection of this section or Section 18.34.030.


(Ord. 92-19 (part), 1992.)