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4.20.020 Prohibited Murals.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 189656, effective September 20, 2019.)  The following are prohibited:

A.  Murals on sites developed with residential buildings with fewer than five dwelling units on the site.

B.  Murals on sites with historic or conservation landmarks.

C.  Murals on sites containing buildings that have been identified as contributing structures to a historic or conservation district.

D.  Murals for which compensation is given or received for the display of the mural or for the right to place the mural on another’s property.  The applicant shall certify in the permit application that no compensation will be given or received for the display of the mural or the right to place the mural on the property.

E.  Murals which would result in a property becoming out of compliance with the provisions of Title 33, Planning and Zoning, or land use conditions of approval for the development on which the mural is to be located.

F.  Murals on stormwater facilities.