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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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  • provide a safe community and vibrant neighborhoods; and,
  • promote a healthy and safe environment for citizens and visitors

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Sec. 18-600. Temporary and special event signage.

(a) Banners. Allowed for special events with a permit for up to thirty (30) days of consecutive use, two (2) times per calendar year (separated by a minimum of thirty (30) days) for parcels zoned CBD and HD. There shall be no more than two (2) banners per occupancy per permit. In the case of city parks, each group or activity will be considered a separate occupancy. In the HD and HDO, approval shall be through the administrative bypass procedure for a certificate of appropriateness. Museums and cultural arts centers within the City of Wilmington are permitted continuous, year-round display of one (1) banner and there is no time constraint imposed upon any one (1) banner's display. A second banner may be permitted in compliance with the banner restriction applied to other uses within the city.

For grand openings, or other special events on parcels not zoned CBD or HD, a banner may be used for no more than thirty (30) days for one (1) time per calendar year. These banners are allowed with a permit in the CB, RB, O&I, CS, AI, LI, IND districts and in the multifamily residential districts (MF-L, MF-M, MF-MH and MF-H).

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