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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Temporary Signage Enforcement Resuming

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Draper City had suspended enforcement of city code restrictions on temporary signs due to COVID impacts. That suspension is ending and enforcement of code violations related to temporary signage will resume as of January 3, 2022.  

Please review the following temporary signage requirements in the Draper City Code: 

9-26-080: TEMPORARY SIGNAGE:

D.   Banners: Banners may be used subject to the following provisions:

1.   Such signs may be used in all nonresidential zones and the RM1 and RM2 residential zones.

2.   Such signs shall be allowable for the following holiday periods without a permit: 

Presidents Day and Valentine's Day

February for 5 days including the holiday

Easter

March or April for 5 days including the holiday

Memorial Day

May for 5 days including the holiday

July 4

5 days including the holiday

July 24

5 days including the holiday

Labor Day

September for 5 days including the holiday

Thanksgiving

November for 7 days including the holiday

Holiday season

For 23 days starting December 10 and ending January 2

 

3.   Such signs shall be allowable for an additional four (4) occurrences per calendar year up to fourteen (14) days per occurrence. Occurrences may run consecutively, upon issuance of a temporary sign permit for such, but shall be considered independent occurrences.

4.   Businesses which have received a new business license shall be allowed a banner sign for thirty (30) days during a grand opening upon issuance of a temporary sign permit. This permit shall not count as an occurrence.

5.   One banner per street frontage may be a maximum of thirty two (32) square feet.

6.   Such signs must be securely attached to a structure, fence, or to ground posts. When mounted to the ground, banners may be not higher than forty eight inches (48") from the ground to the top of the sign and must have a stabilizing crossbar between the ground posts at the top of the sign.

7.   Such signs shall not be located within any public or private right-of-way, park strips, medians, or roundabouts.

8.   Such signs shall not be placed where they obstruct the view of any sign identified in subsection 9-26-100A of this chapter.

9.   Banners may be two (2) faced but may not be split faced as identified in subsection 9-26-060H2 of this chapter.

10.   Permission for the placement of such signs from property owners shall be required as a part of an application for a temporary signage permit. (Ord. 963, 2-15-2011; amd. Ord. 1098, 8-8-2015; Ord. 1437, 5-19-2020)

Any questions should be directed to the planning office via email or by calling (801) 576-6399. 

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