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Signs / billboards menu signs for fast food joints

Glomer

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Do any of your City's have special regulations concerning fast food menu signs? As far as size and height..... if so, what are they?
 

Seabishop

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"Menu boards, not exceeding 36 sq. ft. in area, nor 8' in height, and limited to 1 menu board per establishment, shall be permitted. Said signs shall be set back 5' from all non-residential property lines and 10' from all residential property lines. "

8' seems pretty high to me.
 

Glomer

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I agree with you on the 8 feet being too hight, however a majority of the cities that have responded back to me have 10 feet maximum height limits, with 50 square feet in size.
 

Jeff

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Make sure you put a cap on the decibels of the speaker too.

No, I have no idea what is an acceptable level though. I'm sure someone else does though.
 

Plannerbabs

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Might also want to check the illumination, especially if it's near a residential area. Those things can be pretty bright at night. And more and more of them have EVMS components--those "check your order" screens--and sometimes those are dealt with separately.
 

boiker

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dated ordinance

6 feet in height, 30 sq ft max ,1 menu board permitted.
 

Dan

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From the code I wrote:

Drive-through restaurant menu and ordering boards - one attached (wall) or freestanding (pole) sign allowed on a lot. Signs may be ≤6’ (1.8 m) tall and ≤32’2 (2.95 m2) in area.
 
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