Chapter 1.20CITY LOGO AND SEAL

Sections:

1.20.010
Policy.
1.20.020
Historic Logo.
1.20.025
Adoption of Logo.
1.20.030
Adoption of Seal.
1.20.040
Use for Official Purposes.
1.20.050
Restrictions on Use.
1.20.060
Violation.
1.20.010Policy.

The City Council finds that the Logos and Seal of the City, as set forth herein below, are symbols of the authority and jurisdiction of the City, and as such, are valuable assets of the City and its citizens. The City Council desires to insure that only appropriate uses are made of the City’s Logos and Seal. (Ord. 547 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 65 § 1, 1996.)

1.20.020Historic Logo.

The City hereby recognizes the symbol depicted below as the Historic City Logo for the City of Lakewood:

The Historic City Logo depicted above is a stylized portrayal of the City’s lakes and forests/trees, with Mt. Rainier depicted in the background. The words “City of Lakewood” whether in the style set forth above or in another style, are integrated into the design.

The Historic City Logo is retired upon effective date of section 1.20.025. (Ord. 547 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 65 § 2, 1996.)

1.20.025Adoption of Logo.

A. Primary Logo. The City hereby adopts the symbol depicted below as the primary City Logo for the City of Lakewood:

The primary City Logo depicted above is a stylized portrayal of the City’s lakes and forests/trees, with Mt. Rainier depicted in the background. The words City of Lakewood, WA, and the year of incorporation, 1996 are integrated into the design.

B. Secondary Logo. The City hereby adopts the symbol depicted below as the secondary City Logo for the City of Lakewood:

The secondary City Logo depicted above is a stylized portrayal of the City’s lakes and forests/trees, with Mt. Rainier depicted in the background. The words City of Lakewood are integrated into the design.

C. Emblem Logo. The City hereby adopts the symbol depicted below as the City emblem logo for the City of Lakewood:

The emblem logo depicted above is a stylized portrayal of the City’s lakes and forests/trees, with Mt. Rainier depicted in the background. (Ord. 549 § 1, 2012; Ord. 547 § 1 (part), 2012.)

1.20.030Adoption of Seal.

The City adopts the symbol depicted below as the City Seal.

The City Seal depicted above incorporates the image of the City’s Logo, with the words City of Lakewood, WA, and the year of incorporation, 1996 integrated into the design. (Ord. 547 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 65 § 3, 1996.)

1.20.040Use for Official Purposes.

The City Logos and Seal shall be used for official purposes only, or as authorized by the City Council. (Ord. 547 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 65 § 4, 1996.)

1.20.050Restrictions on Use.

Use of the City Logos and Seal shall be restricted as follows:

A. Except as authorized by the City or as otherwise provided by law, the City Logos and Seal shall not be used on or in connection with any advertisement or promotion for any product, business, organization, service or article, whether offered for sale, for profit or offered without charge.

B. No persons shall use a symbol that imitates the City Logos or Seal or that is deceptively similar in appearance to the City Logos or Seal. (Ord. 547 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 65 § 5, 1996.)

1.20.060Violation.

Any person who willfully violates this Ordinance is guilty of a misdemeanor and is subject to punishment as set forth in the City’s penalty provisions for such violations. The City’s right to prosecute under this section shall not affect its rights to pursue civil or injunctive relief under federal or state laws, or any other relief available under the law. (Ord. 65 § 6, 1996.)