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City of Orlando Sign Ordinance

Last updated on April 16, 2019

64.254.- Real Estate Signs.

Real estate signs with copy on either one or both sides shall be permitted in all zoning districts provided that only one sign may be erected for each street frontage of the parcel of property or unit offered for sale, lease or rent. No such sign shall exceed:

R-1AA, R-1A, R-1, R-1H, R-2A, R-2B, R-3A, and R-3B: Four (4) square feet in area.

R-2B, R-3A, R-3B, R-3C, R-3D: Three (3) or more units per building site up to twelve square (12) feet in area.

R-3A, R-3B, R-3C, R-3D: Thirty-two (32) square feet in area on parcels greater than 10 acres.

MXD-1, MXD-2, O-1, O-2, O-3: Twelve (12) square feet in area.

MU's Activity Center Districts, I-G and I-P: thirty-two (32) square feet in area.

Multiple-listing strips and sold signs may be allowed when attached to a real estate sign. Signs shall be removed after consummation of the sale. "Open for Inspection" signs not exceeding four (4) square feet in area may be allowed on property that is open for inspection, but only at such time as a representative of the owner or broker is in attendance. Signs shall be located a minimum of fifteen (15) feet from adjoining private property lines and shall not be located closer than five (5) feet from the front property line or within a proposed thoroughfare right-of-way, whichever is more restrictive. (Ord. of 9-16-1991, Doc. #25101; Ord. of 2-21-1994, Doc. #27277)

64.258.-Temporary event signs.

A temporary sign announcing any public, charitable, educational or religious event or function may be located on the premises of the sponsoring institution. Signs may not exceed twenty-four (24) square feet in area, if ground mounted shall be no more than six (6) feet in height to the top of the sign and shall not be illuminated. Signs shall not be located in the front fifty (50) percent of any required yard and shall be allowed no more than fourteen (14) days prior to the event and no more than three (3) days after its termination.

Sign boots shall be permitted for a maximum of ninety (90) days. No variances shall be granted by the Board of Zoning Adjustment. (Ord. of 9-16-1991, Doc. #25101; Ord. No. 2010-1, § 2, 6-7-2010, Doc. #1006071102)


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