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Title: 18 - Signs

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

Section: 50 - Denial or lapse of nonconforming sign permits

In addition to the above section, an existing sign file or permit, or an application for a sign file or sign permit, shall respectively lapse or be denied if any of the following apply (B and P Code, Sec. 5497):

A.    The sign is repaired or destroyed at a cost of more than fifty percent of the sign value, and the repair or destruction is other than facial copy replacement

B.    The sign is a temporary sign, including portable signs not erected under the terms of this title

C.    The sign is dilapidated or may become a danger to the public or is unsafe

D.    The sign is to be relocated

E.    The sign constitutes a traffic hazard not created by relocation of streets or highways

F.    There has been an agreement between the advertising display owner and the county, for removal of the sign - including removals involving compensation - at any given date (B and P Code, Section 5412).


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