Chapter 17.66


17.66.010    Freestanding signs – Planning commission review.

17.66.020    Freestanding signs – Appeal of planning commission.

17.66.010 Freestanding signs – Planning commission review.

A. All freestanding signs except special purpose signs as designated in HMC 17.56.150 through 17.56.250 and permitted signs in residential zones shall be subject to the review and approval of the planning commission.

B. Fee for the review of the freestanding signs shall be established by resolution of the city council.

C. In its review of freestanding signs, the planning commission shall consider the size, shape, scale and location of the proposed sign as it relates to surrounding land uses in order to ensure compatibility between signs and other structures and to reduce possible detrimental effects.

D. Planning commission review of freestanding signs shall not be required where such signs have been approved in conjunction with planning commission approval of a conditional use permit or a variance.

E. Following its review of a freestanding sign as prescribed in subsection C of this section, the planning commission may approve, conditionally approve, or deny the proposed sign. (Ord. 441 § 1, 2000).

17.66.020 Freestanding signs – Appeal of planning commission.

If after reviewing a proposed freestanding sign, the planning commission should not approve the sign as submitted or, if the applicant does not agree with the conditions of approval required by the planning commission, the applicant may appeal the decision to the city council, as prescribed in HMC 17.62.120. (Ord. 441 § 1, 2000).