City of Fridley
Summary Ordinance No. 1396
Repeal and Replace Chapter 214, Signs, of the Fridley City Code
The City of Fridley does ordain, after review, examination and staff recommendation that Chapter 214, Signs, be repealed and replaced with the following:
Fridley City Code
Chapter 214 Signs
The Ordinance repeals Chapter 214, Signs, to the Fridley City Code and replaces it with the following: § 214.01, Purpose, describes the purpose of the Chapter; § 214.02, Definitions, provides applicable definitions for the Chapter; § 214.03, General Provisions for Signs, prescribes general regulations for signs in the City; § 214.04, Signs Allowed in all Districts, describes varying sign types allowed in certain districts; § 214.05, Signs Prohibited in All Districts, prescribes prohibited sign locations and content; § 214.06, Permit Requirements, describes the City’s sign permitting process; § 214.07, Signs Allowed by District, explains the size and quantity limitations by zoning district; § 214.08, Sign Erectors License Requirement, requires City licensing requirements for people or entities to erect, move or alter a Permanent Free-Standing Sign; § 214.09, Existing Signs, describes maintenance requirements for signs; § 214.10, Multiple Use Non-Residential Buildings, requires a Sign Plan for multiple use non-residential buildings; § 214.11, Enforcement, designates the City Manager or their designee as responsible for enforcement of the Chapter; § 214.12, Violations, outlines the process the City will follow if there are violations to the Chapter, § 214.13, Penalty, notes that any violation of the Chapter is a misdemeanor and subject to applicable provisions of City Code; § 214.14, Appeals, describes a process to appeal any determination made by the City in the enforcement and interpretation of the Chapter; § 214.15, Noncommercial Speech Substitution, allows noncommercial speech anywhere signs containing commercial speech are permitted, § 214.16, Variances, directs any variance to the Chapter is subject to City Code § 205.05; § 214.17, Severability, directs if any subsection, sentence, clause, or phrase of the Chapter is for any reason held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of the Chapter. Passed and adopted by the City Council of the City of Fridley on November 22, 2021. The full text of the ordinance is available on the City website or for inspection by any person during regular office hours at the Office of the City Clerk.