City of Hazelwood, MO
St. Louis County
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Section 510.010 Purpose.

[Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
The Council does hereby find and declare that it is necessary to regulate commercial on-site and off-site signs for the safety, public health, esthetics, property and welfare of the citizens of the City of Hazelwood.

Section 510.020 Definitions.

[CC 1997 §27.1; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 2279-90, 11-7-1990; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
As used in this Chapter, the following terms shall have these prescribed meanings:
AGRICULTURAL SIGN, OFF-SITE
A temporary sign, no larger than twelve (12) square feet, relative to direction and sale of agricultural products grown on the property directed to, and which is displayed no longer than sixty (60) consecutive days. If the sign is to be erected on residentially zoned property, written permission from the property owners on which the sign will be located, as well as written permission from contiguous property owners, is required prior to consideration for approval of the sign by the Council.
BILLBOARD, OFF-SITE
Any sign in excess of one hundred twenty (120) square feet in size, advertising any services, products or goods not available on the premises upon which the sign is placed. Such billboard may be allowed only in billboard districts as provided in Section 510.130 and must comply with all provisions of that Section.
BILLBOARD, ON-SITE
Any sign in excess of one hundred twenty (120) square feet in size, except when the increased size of an on-site sign has been permitted by a variance granted by the Council in accordance with the provisions of Section 510.110, designating the name of the owner or occupant of the premises upon which such sign is placed, or identifying such premises, or a sign advertising such goods manufactured, produced or sold, or services rendered on the premises upon which such sign is placed. Such billboard may be allowed only in billboard districts as provided in Section 510.130 and must comply with all provisions of that Section.
DIRECTIONAL SIGN, OFF-SITE
Signs relating to articles or services not rendered on the premises which provide directions, without any advertising thereon, are permissible. Such directional signs may have a name or logo of the company or person and address. Such signs shall be permitted only on industrially zoned property, shall not exceed twenty-six (26) square feet in size, and may be located in front of the setback line but installed so that they do not interfere with the vision of the operators of vehicles.
HUMAN SIGNS
A sign held by or attached to a human being. A human sign includes a person dressed in costume, both for the purposes of advertising or otherwise drawing attention to an individual, business, commodity, service, activity, or product. Human signs are considered a temporary sign and are subject to permit requirements. Human signs are limited to thirty (30) days in a twelve (12) month period per property, location or business. Human signs are not allowed in the public right-of-way. Nothing in this Section shall be construed to limit or inhibit non-commercial speech.
MONUMENT IDENTIFICATION SIGN
Primary sign for the identification on site of facilities such as an apartment complex, business complex, church or school. Address numerals are permitted on the sign, but street names are not. Such signs shall be permitted in any district. Such signs shall not be located closer to the front property line than five (5) feet. Signs cannot exceed four (4) feet in height except they may be increased in height one (1) foot for each two (2) additional feet they are located behind the setback line, up to eight (8) feet in height. Further maximum size restrictions are: single tenant—twenty (20) square feet; double tenant—thirty (30) square feet; apartment or business complexes and schools or churches—fifty (50) square feet. These signs shall be constructed of redwood with sandblasted or individual brass letters, or brick with individual brass letters, or a similar esthetic type of construction approved by the Department of Public Works. The area around the sign shall be landscaped for a minimum of twice the size of the sign. Such signs shall be permitted by the Public Works Department if they meet all criteria set forth herein. Any exception would require a variance by the Council as provided in Section Section 510.110.
OUTDOOR ADVERTISING DISPLAYS, TEMPORARY
Temporary outdoor advertising displays are limited to two (2) displays per property, not to exceed eight (8) square feet in size, including a frame. Outdoor advertising signs advertise a product sold on the premises and are not permanent and can only be up for thirty (30) days during the course of the year. Outdoor advertising signs require a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) sign permit giving the date of the thirty (30) day period the sign is to be up and to be removed promptly upon expiration of the permit period.
ROOF SIGNS
Signs that are located on the roof and are not permitted.
SIGN
Any panel advertising the name of a person, firm or product or having any form of inscription thereon or any advertising display. Fabric or vinyl signs are not permitted unless installed inside a water-proof frame, except for temporary signs. Signs painted on the building itself shall be allowed on the front or side of the building only on spaces specifically designed and designated for such signs.
SIGN, OFF-SITE
Any sign advertising any services, products or goods not available on the premises upon which such sign is placed. Off-site signs, except temporary real estate signs and approved billboard signs, are not permitted.
SIGN, ON-SITE
Any sign designating the name of the owner or occupant of the premises upon which such sign is placed, or identifying such premises; or signs advertising goods manufactured, produced or sold, or services rendered on the premises upon which such signs are placed.
SIGN, WINDOW
A sign that is affixed or blocking the view to either side of the glass of an exterior door or window. Window signs up to a maximum of thirty percent (30%) of the window area are allowed. Window signage does not require a permit, except signs that extend outside the face of the window pane do require a permit. Existing business with window signs have one (1) year from enactment of this Chapter to come within compliance of this regulation.
VEHICLE SIGNS
All signs on vehicles are vehicle signs, except for advertising or identification markings which are wrapped, painted on or permanently or magnetically attached to a business or commercial vehicle. Vehicles with vehicle signs as authorized by this Section shall not be primarily or consistently parked in a fixed location for display of sign message. Vehicles with vehicle signs cannot be parked along street frontage or in the site triangle of rights-of-way and driveway entrances.

Section 510.030 Construction Standards — Location.

[CC 1997 §27.2; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 1989-87, 7-15-1987; Ord. No. 2343-91, 9-4-1991; Ord. No. 2479-93, 7-7-1993; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
The following provisions shall apply to all signs which shall be designed and constructed:
1. 
Generally. Every sign which shall be constructed, altered or repaired shall be designed and constructed in conformity with the provisions of the Building Code of the City. Each sign shall be designed to project a message in a neat, business-like manner, on appropriate material, and shall be maintained in good repair. All structural elements supporting the pylon signs shall be architectural treated as approved by the City. On multiple tenant properties only one (1) pylon sign is allowed to advertise all the businesses. Pylon signs are only permitted in all commercial zoning districts not in industrial zoning districts.
2. 
Height regulation. No sign shall be erected, constructed or maintained that, in whole or any part thereof, including decoration, trim or structure portion, exceeds thirty (30) feet in total height, except wall signs attached to the face of a building, or as provided in Sections 510.120 and 510.130.
3. 
Illumination. No sign shall be illuminated by other than electrical means and electrical devices. Wiring shall be installed in accordance with the requirements of the Electrical Code. In no case shall any open spark or flame be used for display purposes. All lighting shall be installed so as to avoid glare or reflection on any portion of the highway or residential buildings. No sign may be of such intensity or brilliance as to impair the vision of a motor vehicle driver with average eyesight or to otherwise interfere with the driver's operation of a motor vehicle. No flashing or rotating illumination shall be permitted, except as provided in Section 510.120.
4. 
Location. No sign shall be located in front of the building setback line established in the zoning regulations without special consent of the City Council; provided that this limitation shall not apply to signs erected under provisions of Subparagraphs (1, 2, 5, 6, 7, and 8) of Section 510.060; off-site directional signs, monument identification signs, wall signs attached to the face of a building, and temporary outdoor attractions.
5. 
Materials. Where specific materials are designated in this Chapter, equivalent material may be substituted if approved by the Department of Public Works.
6. 
Maximum size. Pylon signs are limited to maximum of one hundred twenty (120) square feet, and to a maximum of thirty (30) feet in height. Only one (1) pylon sign is allowed per street frontage, corner lots are allowed one (1) pylon sign per each street side. Exception, pylon signs located along interstate highway are allowed up two hundred (200) square feet in size. Wall signs can be up to thirty-two (32) square feet or five percent (5%) of the height times the width of the building wall per street side. Excluding windows, doors, gables, mansards and architectural treatment. Wall signs cannot exceed two hundred fifty (250) square feet.
7. 
Obstructing fire escape, etc. No sign shall be erected, constructed or maintained so as to obstruct any fire escape, required exit way, window or door opening used as a means of egress or to prevent free passage from one part of a roof to another part thereof or access thereto.
8. 
Obstruction to ventilation. No sign shall be attached in any form, shape or manner which interferes with any opening required for ventilation.
9. 
Use of combustibles, ornamental features. Wood or approved plastic or other materials of combustible character similar to wood may be used for moldings, cappings, nailblocks, letters and for other purely ornamental features of designs in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the Department of Public Works. Sign facings may be made of approved combustible plastics; provided that the wiring for electric lighting is entirely enclosed in metal conduit and installed with a clearance of not less than two (2) inches from the facing material.
10. 
Signs on vehicles. Signs placed on motor vehicles shall comply with all provisions set forth herein, except there shall be no setback requirement.

Section 510.040 Sign Permit — Required.

[CC 1997 §27.3; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 1989-87, 7-15-1987; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
No on-site sign shall be erected, constructed, altered or maintained except as provided by this Chapter until a permit has been issued by the Department of Public Works.
B. 
No on-site sign shall be enlarged or relocated except in conformity with the provisions of this Chapter for new signs nor until a permit has been issued. The changing of moveable parts of an approved sign that is designated for such changes or the repainting or reposting of display matter shall not be deemed an alteration; provided that the conditions of the original approval and the requirements of this Chapter are not violated.
C. 
Prior to the issuance of a permit for a painted wall sign, the applicant shall place the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00) in escrow or in a surety bond to cover the cost of removal when said sign ceases to be utilized by the applicant.
D. 
No off-site sign, larger than twelve (12) square feet, shall be erected until a permit has been issued by the Department of Public Works.
E. 
No off-site directional sign shall be erected until a permit has been issued by the Department of Public Works.

Section 510.050 Permit — Application — Issuance.

[CC 1997 §27.4; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 1653-83, 8-17-1983; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
Prior to the issuance of any permit for the erection of a sign, an application therefore shall be filed with the Department of Public Works. The application shall include the plans and specifications for the sign showing the dimensions, materials and required details of construction, including loads, stresses and anchorage. The application shall be accompanied by the written consent of the owner or lessee of the premises upon which the sign is to be erected. Before the issuance of the required sign permit, all required building permit fees shall be paid to the Department of Public Works pursuant to Chapter 500.
B. 
Prior to the issuance of any permit for temporary outdoor advertising, using banners, streamers, pennants, strings of lights, valances or similar attractions, an application therefore shall be filed with the Department of Public Works. The application shall include the plans and specifications for the temporary outdoor advertising devices. The specific dates of the display shall also be noted. The application shall be accompanied by the written consent of the owner or lessee of the premises upon which the advertising is to be utilized.

Section 510.060 Permit — Exemptions.

[CC 1997 §27.5; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 1989-87, 7-15-1987; Ord. No. 2183-89, 6-7-1989; Ord. No. 2241-90, 4-4-1990; Ord. No. 2343-91, 9-4-1991; Ord. No. 3515-04 §1, 3-31-2004; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
No permit shall be required for the following signs:
1. 
Construction signs. Construction signs, engineers' and architects' signs and other similar signs authorized by the Department of Public Works in connection with construction operations. The type, size and design of such signs shall be approved by the Department of Public Works, and may be ordered removed by said Department, provided there is no substantial work on the project within any sixty (60) day period and shall then be removed after the project is completed.
2. 
Directional signs. Directional signs pertaining to the building or grounds on which the sign is located and containing no names of businesses or products, and providing further that an address is considered a directional sign.
3. 
Temporary on-site signs. Temporary on-site signs are allowed on single-family residential zoned property only, which are displayed no longer that (6) months except real estate signs for lease or sale of property can extend until three (3) days after the sale or lease. Any temporary on-site signs in single-family residentially zone property, such as real estate advertising signs, not larger than eight (8) square feet, do not require a permit.
4. 
Inside signs. Signs erected inside a building.
5. 
Municipal signs. Signs erected by the City for street or other directions.
6. 
Political signs. Political signs pertaining to a candidate or issue to be voted upon at any election may be installed not more than thirty (30) days prior to the election and may not be larger than twelve (12) square feet. Said sign shall be removed within seven (7) days after the election. If said sign is installed on private property, permission shall be secured from the owner thereof.
7. 
Real estate signs no larger than eight (8) square feet do not require a permit. Signs larger than eight (8) square feet, advertising real estate for sale, lease, or rental, shall require a permit as set forth in Section 510.040(A) and may be displayed only on non-residentially zoned property. All real estate signs, including those more than eight (8) square feet, may contain the present zoning classification of the said property and no other zoning description shall be contained on said sign. Any real estate sign shall be removed within three (3) days after the sale, lease or rental has been consummated. See temporary off-site and on-site signs herein.
8. 
Special displays. Special decorative displays used to commemorate occasions such as holidays, seasons of the year and special events, provided the requirements of Section 510.030 are met. Professionally made banners designed to be hung from utility or similar poles to a maximum size of ninety (90) inches by thirty-six (36) inches shall be considered special displays. Written permission of the owner of the pole shall be obtained prior to such installation. No special displays shall be allowed to interfere with the safety of motorists or pedestrians.
9. 
Temporary off-site signs. Temporary off-site directional real estate signs not larger than eight (8) square feet can be displayed no longer than forty-eight (48) hours. They cannot be located in the right-of-way and must have property owner permission. Temporary off-site real estate signs do not require a permit.
10. 
Signs for temporary businesses. A maximum of two (2) signs, no larger than twelve (12) square feet each, is permitted on the site of the event but not within the right-of-way. Signs cannot be displayed more than forty-eight (48) hours before the event and must be removed within twenty-four (24) hours after the event.
11. 
Off-site agricultural signs, except permission of the Council shall be required for each such sign as set forth in Section 510.020.

Section 510.070 Registration and Identification.

[CC 1997 §27.6; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
Every sign requiring a permit pursuant to Section 510.040 shall be registered with the Department of Public Works by the person maintaining the sign. Every sign for which a permit has been issued pursuant to Section 510.050 and erected, constructed or maintained shall be plainly marked with the permit number, its date of issuance and the name of the person owning, erecting, maintaining, or operating the sign.

Section 510.080 Unlawful or Unsafe Signs To Be Corrected or Removed.

[CC 1997 §27.7; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 1705-84, 2-1-1984; Ord. No. 2343-91, 9-4-1991; Ord. No. 3334-02 §1, 3-6-2002; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
Except as otherwise provided in Section 510.130, Billboard Districts, the following signs are hereby declared to be unlawful, and upon written notice from the Department of Public Works to the owner or lessee of the property upon which the sign is located, shall be reconstructed or removed forthwith:
1. 
An illuminated sign of the flashing or blinking type that is hazardous to traffic and the control of the movement of traffic.
2. 
A sign advertising an article or product not manufactured, produced or sold upon the premises upon which the sign is located.
3. 
A sign relating to the lease, hire or sale of a building or premises other than the building or premises upon which the sign is displayed.
4. 
A sign advertising a product or service not rendered on the premises upon which the sign is located, or a sign advertising a business which is no longer in operation on the premises upon which the sign is located.
5. 
No sign shall be erected, constructed or maintained that, in whole, or in part, rotates, revolves or has visibly moving portions. Projections of film, pictures or advertising from projection equipment onto screens, buildings or structures are expressly prohibited.
6. 
It is unlawful to maintain any beacon or searchlight, except as provided in Section 510.120.
7. 
Signs may not be affixed to utility poles or equipment.
8. 
Signs may not be affixed to traffic control devices or street signs.
9. 
Signs, banners, pennants, streamers or flags shall not be affixed to privately owned lighting poles or affixed to privately owned fences except as permitted by the City as in Section 510.060 (8) Special Displays.
10. 
Signs may not be placed or located in any public right-of-way.
11. 
Signs may not move, be constructed of materials that move, or be constructed or illuminated to simulate movement except for electronic message boards.
12. 
When any sign becomes insecure, in danger of falling, or otherwise unsafe, or if any sign shall be unlawfully installed, erected or maintained in violation of the provisions of this Chapter, the Department of Public Works shall give written notice thereof to the owner or the person maintaining the offending sign, requiring the correction of such condition. If the sign constitutes an immediate danger to the public health, safety or welfare, the Department of Public Works shall order its immediate correction or removal. In all other cases, the owner or person maintaining such sign shall be required to correct the deficiencies or remove the sign within ten (10) days of receipt of the notice from the Department of Public Works. If within ten (10) days the order has not been complied with, the Department of Public Works may remove such sign and the expense of the removal shall be assessed against the owner or occupant of the property upon which the sign is located.

Section 510.090 Maintenance and Inspection.

[CC 1997 §27.8; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
All signs for which a permit is required pursuant to Section 510.040, together with all their supports, braces, guys and anchors, shall be kept in repair in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and the Building Code of the City.
B. 
All signs which are not galvanized or constructed of approved corrosion-resistive, non-combustible materials shall be painted whenever necessary to prevent corrosion.
C. 
It shall be the duty and responsibility of the owner or lessee of every sign to maintain the immediate premises occupied by the sign in a clean, sanitary and healthful condition.
D. 
All signs requiring permits, except flat and other wall signs not larger than twenty-four (24) square feet, shall be inspected annually by the Department of Public Works. All signs which are not maintained in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter may be removed by the City and the cost thereof assessed against the owner of the property on which the sign is located.

Section 510.100 Existing Signs.

[CC 1997 §27.9; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
No sign approved and erected prior to December 15, 1982, shall be repaired, altered or moved, nor shall any sign or any substantial part thereof, which is blown down, destroyed or removed, be rebuilt or relocated, unless it is made to comply with all applicable requirements of this Chapter; provided that nothing in this Chapter shall be construed to prevent the repair or restoration to a safe condition, as directed by the Department of Public Works, of any part of any existing sign when damaged by storm or other accidental emergency.
B. 
Any sign which is moved to another location, either on the same or other premises, shall be deemed a new sign, and a permit shall be secured for any work performed in connection therewith as required by this Chapter.

Section 510.110 Variance.

[CC 1997 §27.10; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 2343-91, 9-4-1991; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
The Council, by special permit, can grant a variance to the requirements herein under such regulations and restrictions as the Council deems reasonable. An application for a variance shall be filed with the Council with a fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The application shall set forth, in detail, reasons why the requirements of Chapter 510 cannot be fulfilled. Upon receipt of the application, the Council shall call a public hearing and provide such notices as to the Council seem reasonable.
B. 
After the hearing the Council shall determine whether such variance will:
1. 
Have an adverse effect on traffic or parking;
2. 
Increase fire hazards;
3. 
Adversely affect the character of the neighborhood;
4. 
Adversely affect the general welfare of the community;
5. 
Overtax public utilities.
C. 
If the Council's findings are negative as to all of the subjects referred to in Subsections (B)(1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) above, the application shall be granted. If affirmative as to any of these subjects, such variance shall be denied.
D. 
In the event it becomes necessary or desirable to replace the face of a legal non-conforming sign, such permit may be issued by the Department of Public Works and shall not require another variance from the Council.

Section 510.120 Temporary Outdoor Attraction.

[CC 1997 §27.11; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 2343-91, 9-4-1991; Ord. No. 2479-93, 7-7-1993; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
A temporary outdoor attraction announcing a grand opening, a special event or a sale of merchandise through the utilization of strings of lights, streamers, pennants, flags, valances, searchlights, banners, inflatables, or similar attractions shall be permitted and maintained subject to the following regulations:
1. 
A temporary outdoor attraction permit shall be obtained from the Department of Public Works prior to erection of display. Application for such permits shall provide a detailed site plan showing the location of proposed attractions, their sizes and colors.
2. 
A maximum of four (4) attractions may be permitted at one (1) site at any given time.
3. 
Temporary outdoor attraction permits shall be limited to a maximum of thirty (30) days, except for beacon or searchlights which are limited to a maximum of four (4) days during any twelve (12) month period. Said lights shall not cast a beam of light at an angle less than forty-five degrees (45°) from horizontal. Time limitations set herein may be extended at the discretion of the City Council.
4. 
Placement of displays shall not interfere with the safety of patrons, pedestrians or motorists.
5. 
Cold air or helium inflatables not taller than thirty (30) feet in height may be roof or ground mounted, provided they are designed and tethered properly to resist movement.
6. 
Hot air balloons may be displayed for demonstration purposes only, provided the attendant/operator is a Federal Aviation Administration licensed pilot, and provided no rides are given.
7. 
Banners in excess of fifteen (15) square feet, except as provided in Section 510.060, shall be wall mounted so as to prevent distracting movement.

Section 510.130 Billboard Districts.

[CC 1997 §27.12; Ord. No. 1599-82, 12-15-1982; Ord. No. 1789-85, 3-6-1985; Ord. No. 1830-85, 8-21-1985; Ord. No. 1902-86, 8-20-1986; Ord. No. 1981-87, 6-17-1987; Ord. No. 2106-88, 10-5-1988; Ord. No. 2108-88, 10-5-1988; Ord. No. 3087-99 §1, 8-18-1999; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
It is hereby provided that, within the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, billboards and signs described in Section 510.080(2), (3) and (4), subject to the regulations in this Section, shall be allowed in the following areas:
1. 
An area lying four hundred (400) feet south from the centerline of I-270 and within an area one thousand (1,000) feet west of the most western edge of the Coldwater Creek western line.
2. 
An area lying three hundred twenty-five (325) feet north from the centerline of I-270 and within an area two hundred (200) feet east of the most eastern edge of the Coldwater Creek eastern line.
3. 
An area beginning at a point as marked by an old stone at the northwest corner of the property owned by Dutee L. Smith; thence going north 52 degrees 44 minutes west 1350 feet; thence north 37 degrees 16 minutes east 306.59 feet to a point on the southern line of Highway I-270; thence south 70 degrees 56 minutes east 91.85 feet along said southern line to a point; thence along said southern line south 68 degrees 44 minutes east 325.35 feet to a point; thence again along the southern line of Highway I-270 south 68 degrees 44 minutes east 199.65 feet to a point; thence along the same southern line south 69 degrees 06 minutes east 129.70 feet to a point; thence along a line south 34 degrees 20 minutes west 153.74 feet to a point; thence south 52 degrees 44 minutes east 182.89 feet to a point; thence north 37 degrees 16 minutes east 183 feet to a point along the southern line of Highway I-270; thence along the southern line of Highway I-270 south 51 degrees 14 minutes east 142.27 feet to a point; thence south 39 degrees 10 minutes east 312.50 feet to a point along the southern line of Highway I-270; thence south 37 degrees 18 minutes west 459.25 feet to the originating point.
4. 
An area beginning at a point in the north line of Dunn Road (formerly Highway 66), 100 feet wide, said point being the southeast corner of Lot 28 of Fordshire Acres; thence north along the east line of said Lot 28 a distance of 150 feet to a point; thence west along a line parallel to and 150 feet north of the north line of said Dunn Road, a distance of 140 feet to a point; thence southwesterly in a straight line 163 feet, more or less, to a point in the north line of said Dunn Road, said point being 200 feet west of the southeast corner of said Lot 28; thence east along the north line of Dunn Road a distance of 200 feet to the point of beginning. Said property is commonly known as 9009 Dunn Road.
5. 
Part of Lots 98 and 99 of St. Ferdinand Commons, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at an iron pipe in the north line of Dunn Road, former U.S. Highway 66, 100 feet wide, distant 1,008.14 feet west of the west line of Lot 121 of said Commons (as measured along the north line of said highway); thence north 11 degrees 27 minutes east a distance of 229.12 feet to a point; thence north 78 degrees 33 minutes west a distance of 46.58 feet to a point; thence north 11 degrees 27 minutes east a distance of 10 feet to a point; thence north 78 degrees 33 minutes west a distance of 36 feet to a point; thence south 11 degrees 27 minutes west a distance of 25 feet to a point; thence north 88 degrees 40 minutes 15 seconds west a distance of 159.34 feet to a point; thence north 78 degrees 33 minutes west a distance of 17.90 feet to a point; thence north 11 degrees 27 minutes east a distance of 11.50 feet to a point; thence north 78 degrees 33 minutes west a distance of 16.25 feet to a point; thence south 11 degrees 27 minutes west a distance of 11.50 feet to a point; thence north 78 degrees 33 minutes west a distance of 35.85 feet to a point in the western line of property now or formerly of Carl R. Riegel and wife; thence along said western line south 11 degrees 27 minutes west a distance of 204.78 feet to a point in the aforementioned north line of Dunn Road, formerly U.S. Highway 66, 100 feet wide; thence along said north line south 82 degrees 0 minutes east a distance of 310 feet to the point of beginning. Said property is commonly known as 8911 Dunn Road, Mary K. Inn.
6. 
A tract of land being part of Parcel "C" of the "Resubdivision of Lots 2, 3 & 4 of Eli Smith Farm," a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 160, Page 49 of the St. Louis County Records in U.S. Survey 146, Township 47 North, Range 6 East, St. Louis County, Missouri, and described as follows: Commencing at a point on the northern line of Interstate Route 270 (Dunn Road) at the southwest corner of "Colliers Subdivision in St. Ferdinand" a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 238, Page 71 of the St. Louis County Records; thence along said Northern Road line north 80 degrees 28 minutes 04 seconds west, 45.27 feet; thence north 77 degrees 26 minutes 00 seconds west, 142.73 feet; thence continuing along said Northern Road line, north 77 degrees 26 minutes 00 seconds west, 10.09 feet and north 80 degrees 52 minutes 00 seconds west, 348.00 feet to the point of beginning of the herein described sign district; thence leaving said Northern Road line and running the following bearings and distances; north 9 degrees 08 minutes 00 seconds east, 80.00 feet; north 80 degrees 52 minutes 00 seconds west, 40.00 feet and south 9 degrees 08 minutes 00 seconds west, 80.00 feet to a point on the northern line of said Interstate Route 270 (Dunn Road); thence along said north line, south 80 degrees 52 minutes 00 seconds east, 40 feet to the point of beginning. Said property is commonly known as 9075 Dunn Road.
7. 
Commencing at the intersection of the western line of North Hanley Road and the northern line of Latty Avenue; thence west along said northern line of Latty Avenue to a point being the southeast corner of Norfolk & Western Railroad R.O.W. and point of beginning; thence northerly along the eastern property line of property conveyed to Norfolk & Western Railroad a distance of 170.23 feet to a point; thence westerly on a line parallel to Latty Avenue a distance of 61.20 feet to a point on the western property line of Norfolk & Western Railroad R.O.W.; thence in a southerly direction along said Norfolk & Western Railroad R.O.W. property line a distance of 145.16 feet to a point in the northern line of Latty Avenue; thence east along said northern line of Latty Avenue a distance of 103.54 feet to a point of beginning.
8. 
A tract of land being in U.S. Survey 2039, Township 47 North, Range 5 East, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of the eastern right-of-way of Villa Donna Lane with the northernmost corner of Lot E of Ville Maria Commercial as recorded in Plat Book 125, page 66 of the St. Louis County, Missouri, Recorder of Deeds office; thence leaving said right-of-way in a southeasterly direction along the northeastern line of said Lot E, south 37 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds east, 637.26 feet to the intersection of the easternmost corner of said Lot E with the western right-of-way of Interstate Highway 270; thence in a southwesterly direction along said right-of-way south 59 degrees 35 minutes 05 seconds west, 247.59 feet to a point in the northern right-of-way of Missouri Bottom Road; thence in a northwesterly direction along said right-of-way the following courses and distances; north 54 degrees 40 minutes 53 seconds west, 98.41 feet; north 53 degrees 35 minutes 39 seconds west, 207.35 feet; north 53 degrees 35 minutes 49 seconds west, 58.80 feet; north 42 degrees 34 minutes 19 seconds west, 108.57 feet to a point in the southeasternmost line of Lot D of said Ville Maria Commercial; thence north 52 degrees 42 minutes 40 seconds east, 105 feet to the easternmost corner of said Lot D; thence north 37 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds east, 150 feet to the intersection of the northernmost corner of said Lot D with the eastern right-of-way of the aforementioned Villa Donna Lane; thence in a northeasterly direction along said right-of-way north 52 degrees 42 minutes 40 seconds east, 255 feet to the point of beginning and containing 4.2 acres more or less.
9. 
Parcel 1: Lot 2 of "Lot-Split of Lot A of Lot Split of Lot 3 of Boundary Adjustment Plat of Amended Knollwood Apartments Plat 1" as recorded in Plat Book 302 Page 12 of the St. Louis County Records.
[Ord. No. 4451-15 §1, 12-2-2015]
Parcel 2: Part of Lot 1 of "Lot-Split of Lot A of Lot-Split of Lot 3 of Boundary Adjustment Plat of Amended Knollwood Apartments Plat 1", a subdivision recorded in Plat Book 302 Page 12 of the St. Louis County land records office in St. Louis County, Missouri, described as follows:
Beginning at the Southern most corner of Lot 2 of said "Lot-Split of Lot A of Lot-Split of Lot 3 of Boundary Adjustment Plat of Amended Knollwood Apartments Plat 1" on the Northwest line of Interstate 270;
Thence along said Northwest line of Interstate 270 South 61 Degrees 20 Minutes 12 Seconds West a distance of 10.00 feet;
Thence departing said Northwest line of Interstate 270 North 28 Degrees 39 Minutes 48 Seconds West a distance of 110.00 feet;
Thence North 61 Degrees 20 Minutes 12 Seconds East a distance of 26.55 feet ;
Thence South 50 Degrees 33 Minutes 59 Seconds East a distance of 118.56 feet to the aforesaid Northwest line of Interstate 270;
Thence along said Northwest line of Interstate 270 South 61 Degrees 20 Minutes 12 Seconds West a distance of 10.78 feet to the Eastern most corner of the aforesaid Lot 2 of "Lot-Split of Lot A of Lot-Split of Lot 3 of Boundary Adjustment Plat of Amended Knollwood Apartments Plat 1";
Thence along said Lot 2 of "Lot-Split of Lot A of Lot-Split of Lot 3 of Boundary Adjustment Plat of Amended Knollwood Apartments Plat 1" the following courses and distances:
North 50 Degrees 33 Minutes 59 Seconds West a distance of 107.78 feet;
South 61 Degrees 20 Minutes 12 Seconds West a distance of 9.79 feet;
South 28 Degrees 39 Minutes 48 Seconds East a distance of 100.00 feet to the point of beginning and containing 2,363 square feet.
B. 
The following provisions shall apply to billboards in billboard districts:
1. 
Spacing. There shall be a distance of two thousand (2,000) feet between the boundaries of all billboard districts and no billboard shall be constructed within this two thousand (2,000) feet, nor shall any billboard be installed any closer than two thousand (2,000) feet from the City limits.
2. 
Size. No billboard panel shall exceed six hundred seventy-two (672) square feet or forty-eight (48) feet in length and fourteen (14) feet in height. The maximum size limitation shall apply separately to each side of a sign structure. The signs may be double-faced or V-type construction with not more than one (1) display on each facing with each such sign structure being considered as one (1) sign.
3. 
Height. No billboard or part thereof shall exceed fifty (50) feet in height. Such height shall be measured from the level of the road from which the sign is intended to be read, to the top of the sign.
4. 
Location. Billboards must be located in an area which lies within six hundred fifty (650) feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way of I-170 or I-270, on property zoned industrial or commercial. Billboards are prohibited within three hundred (300) feet of any residentially zoned property. No billboard may be located adjacent to or within five hundred (500) feet of an interchange or intersection at grade. Said five hundred (500) feet shall be measured from the beginning or ending of the pavement widening at the exit from or entrance to the main traveled way.
5. 
Compliance. All signs shall comply with the Municipal Code of the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, and all State and Federal laws and regulations.
6. 
Permit. A permit shall be secured upon the proper application and payment of fee as provided in the Municipal Code.

Section 510.140 Issuance of Summons — Violations and Penalties.

[Ord. No. 3173-00 §9, 5-17-2000; Ord. No. 4186-11 §1, 11-16-2011]
A. 
The Building Enforcement Officer or the Zoning Enforcement Officer is hereby authorized to issue a summons to any person violating any of the terms of this Chapter, and thereafter such summons shall be prosecuted as all other violations of the Hazelwood City Code.
B. 
Any person who shall violate any provision of this Chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished in accordance with Section 100.130 of the Hazelwood City Code, unless otherwise specified herein.