Town of Monroe, NY
Orange County
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In all districts, maximum permitted sizes of signs of each listed type shall be in accordance with the regulations contained in the following schedule:
Zoning District
Professional or Announcement Sign on Residence Building
(square feet)
Business Signs Identification of Business or Industrial Building or Use
(square feet)
Real Estate "For Sale" or "For Rent" sign or Construction Sign
(square feet)
Advertising Signs
(square feet)
OSR-3; RR-1; SR-20; SR-15; SR-10; UR-M
2
Prohibited, except where specifically permitted under special exception provision
12
Prohibited
NB
3
2 for each one-foot width of building facade
12
Prohibited
GB; BP-O; HI
3
2 for each one-foot width of building facade
12
300
LI
Prohibited
2 for each one-foot width of building facade
12
Prohibited
A. 
A professional or announcement sign of a home occupation on a residence building shall be fixed flat on the main wall of such building and shall not project more than six inches. Such sign may be interiorly lighted in the cases of the office of a physician or dentist only.
B. 
A name or announcement sign, not over six square feet in area, fixed to the main wall of a place of worship, club, school or public or semipublic building shall be permitted in any district. Such sign may be interiorly lighted. Not more than three such signs shall be permitted on a lot.
C. 
No business or advertising sign shall project more than 12 inches from the building facade to which it is attached.
D. 
No business or advertising sign that is part of or is supported by a building shall be erected upon the roof of such building, nor shall such sign extend above the height of the building.
E. 
No business or advertising sign structure that is not a part of or supported by a building shall be more than 18 feet in height above the average ground level at the base of such sign.
F. 
No business or advertising sign structure erected directly upon the ground shall have less than three feet of clear space between such sign and the ground, provided that necessary supports may extend through such open spaces.
G. 
No business or advertising sign structure erected directly upon the ground shall have an unbroken length of more than 25 feet.
H. 
No business or advertising sign structure erected directly upon the ground shall be within five feet of any other such sign structure.
I. 
No advertising sign shall be erected, attached or displayed within 25 feet of the point of intersection of the street lines at a street corner.
J. 
Business and advertising signs may be interiorly lighted with nonglaring lights or may be illuminated by shielded floodlights; provided, however, that no red or green lights shall be permitted within 75 feet of the point of intersection of the street lines at a street corner. No lights of the intermittent flashing type shall be permitted.
K. 
No business or advertising sign shall be permitted upon any lot or building in any district, unless it is a structure or a part of a structure, or is attached to or displayed upon a structure, as defined in § 57-3 under "structure."
L. 
A real estate "for sale" or "for rent" sign or a construction sign shall apply only to the property upon which the sign is placed. It shall not be erected within a minimum required front yard, nor nearer to the street line than the front wall of the main building on the property, if any, whichever dimension is the greater. Not more than three such signs shall be permitted on any one property or premises.
M. 
No business sign other than a professional or announcement sign, and no advertising sign, as such terms are defined in § 57-3 under "sign, business" and under "sign, advertising," respectively, shall be erected, hung, attached or displayed until written application has been made to the Building Inspector and a permit therefor has been duly issued by him or her, upon payment of the established fee.