Borough of Akron, PA
Lancaster County
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[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 1]
As used herein the term "temporary sign(s)" means any sign of any character or nature not otherwise specifically regulated by the Zoning Ordinance [Chapter 27] of the Borough of Akron or any sign concerning which, of its general nature, is intended to be temporary and not permanent (whether regulated by the Zoning Ordinance [Chapter 27] of the Borough of Akron or not).
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 2]
No temporary sign of any nature shall be permitted within the Borough right-of-way without the applicant first acquiring in advance written permission from Borough Council. Should any temporary sign be located within the Borough right-of-way without permission from Borough Council, Borough employees are hereby authorized to enter upon said right-of-way and remove said sign for storage. The owner of said sign may then reacquire the sign from the Borough by paying the sum of $20 to reimburse the Borough for its costs in removal and storage of said sign. Any signs remaining with the Borough after a period of six months may be destroyed by the Borough.
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 3]
No temporary sign shall be located outside the property lines of the premises to which it relates.
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 4]
All temporary signs shall be removed within seven days after the settlement on the sale or lease of the premises to which they relate or within 48 hours following the event they advertise.
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 5]
1. 
Temporary directional signs directing someone to an open house or public sale or similar type event are permitted, subject to the following regulations:
A. 
No more than two such signs shall be located within the Borough right-of-way.
B. 
Such signs shall not be located within the Borough right-of-way or on any private property, without the prior written consent obtained from the property owner or the Borough Council, as the case may be.
C. 
Such signs shall not be erected more than 72 hours prior to the date of sale, open house or event and shall be removed within 24 hours following the date of sale, or open house or event.
D. 
In the case of open houses, open house signs shall not be permitted more than once every two months for each house.
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 6]
All temporary signs shall also comply, where applicable, with the sign regulations contained in Part 10 of the Zoning Ordinance [Chapter 27] of the Borough of Akron, Ord. 153, as amended.
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 7]
No temporary sign shall contain any moving parts, use flashing or intermittent illumination, nor cast light of such intensity or brilliance as to cause noxious glare to be upon any dwelling or mixed use dwelling on a separate lot, or be of a size larger than three feet by five feet.
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 8]
No more than one temporary sign shall be permitted for each lot.
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 9]
All temporary signs shall be safely anchored to the ground so to prevent damage to property or the sign itself from wind storms.
[Ord. 377, 11/12/1990, § 10; as amended by Ord. 00037, 10/8/2007]
1. 
Any person violating any of the provisions hereof shall be sentenced, upon conviction, in a summary proceeding before the magisterial district judge to a fine of not less than $15 nor more than $300.
2. 
Each day's violation and each illegal act shall constitute a separate offense for which a separate fine and penalty may be imposed.