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Ord 178 Amending Outdoor Signage regulationsORDINANCE NO. 178 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 159, THE COMPREHENSIVE OUTDOOR SIGN ORDINANCE, PROVIDING FOR LETTERING AND ILLUMINATION OF SIGNS SET BACK A MINIMUM OF 100 FEET FROM A STREET, HIGHWAY OR ROAD; PROVIDING FOR A PENALTY; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: PART 1. That the Town hereby amends Ordinance No. 159, the Comprehensive Outdoor Sign Ordinance, by adding a new subsection (f) of Section 11 "Signs and Display Cases Within the Commercial Districts" which shall hereinafter read as follows: "(f) Permissible illumination and lettering of signs and display cases situated at least 100 feet from a street, highway or road: 1. The maximum aggregate area of any sign shall not exceed twenty-four (24) square feet. 2. Standard type letters shall not exceed eighteen (18) inches in height and trade logo letters (for logos only) shall not exceed thirty-six (36) inches in height. 3. Signs may be illuminated to a maximum allowable footlambert level of fifty (50). The provisions contained in this Subsection shall take precedence over any conflicting provisions contained in Subsection (a) for those signs situated 100 feet or more from a street, highway or road." PART II. That any person, firm or corporation who violates, disobeys, omits, neglects or refuses to comply with or who resists the enforcement of any of the provisions of this Ordinance shall be fined not less than Five Dollars ($5.00), nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for each offense. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense. It is hereby declared to be the intention of the Town Board of Aldermen that the sections, clauses and phrases of this Ordinance are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this Ordinance shall be declared void, ineffective or judgment or decree of any court voidness, ineffectiveness or affect any of the remaining paragraphs or sections of this have been enacted by the Town unconstitutional by the valid of competent jurisdiction, such unconstitutionality shall not phrases, clauses, sentences, Ordinance, since the same would Board of Aldermen without the incorporation hereof of any such void, ineffective or unconstitutional phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section. NVANIMINtA That this Ordinance shall become effective and be in full force and effect from and after the date of its passage and publications, as required by law, and it is so ordained. PASSED AND APPROVED this the /6 k day of October, 1989. 'Dade White, Mayor Town of Westlake, Texas ATTEST: Gry ite, Town Secretary T wn o Westlake, Texas APPROVED AS TO LEGAL FORM: Paul C. Isham, Town Attorney Town of Westlake, Texas