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File #: O-506-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 10/18/2019 In control: Toledo City Plan Commission
On agenda: 10/29/2019 Final action:
Title: Amending Toledo Municipal Code ("TMC"), Part 13, Building Code, Chapter 1379, Subsection 1379.01, Definitions; Part 13, Building Code, Chapter 1387, Subsection 1387.05, Construction of Signs; and creating a new TMC, Part 13, Building Code, Subsection 1393.17, Off-Premises Poster Panels in the Downtown Overlay District; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review 10/22/2019, 2. Audio: City Council October 29, 2019
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Council President Cherry

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Amending Toledo Municipal Code ("TMC"), Part 13, Building Code, Chapter 1379, Subsection 1379.01, Definitions; Part 13, Building Code, Chapter 1387, Subsection 1387.05, Construction of Signs; and creating a new TMC, Part 13, Building Code, Subsection 1393.17, Off-Premises Poster Panels in the Downtown Overlay District; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
This is a Text Amendment to Toledo Municipal Code, Part 13, Building Code, Chapter 1379, Subsection 1379.01, Definitions; Part 13, Building Code, Chapter 1387, Subsection 1387.05, Construction of Signs; and creating a new TMC, Part 13, Building Code, Subsection 1393.17, Off-Premises Poster Panels in the Downtown Overlay District. The redevelopment of Downtown into a bustling business and entertainment district is ongoing. However, there remain unsightly walls on buildings in the downtown area for various reasons. The purpose of this Text Amendment is to allow for a limited number of Off-Premises Poster Panels in the Downtown Overlay District, in order to cover such unsightly walls and create a vibrant, colorful look to the downtown business and entertainment district.

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NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That TMC, Part Thirteen, Subsection 1379.01(74)(a), which reads as follows:

1379.01(74)(a) Poster panels or bulletins normally mounted on a building wall, roof or free-standing structure with advertising copy in the form of pasted paper.

Is hereby repealed.

A new TMC, Part Thirteen, Subsection 1379.01(74)(a), is hereby enacted, to read as follows:

1379.01(74)(a) Poster panels or bulletins normally mounted on a building wall, roof or free-standing structure with advertising copy.

SECTION 2. That TMC, Part Thirteen, Subsection 1387.05(k)(20), which reads as follows:

1387.05(k)(20) Off-premise signs are prohibited within the Downtown Overlay District, the Monroe...

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