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Ordinance ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 12, "UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE," SECTION 7.4 "SIGNS ", OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS, BY AMENDING CERTAIN SECTIONS AS SET OUT BELOW; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; DECLARING A PENALTY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS: PART 1: That Chapter 12, "Unified Development Ordinance," Section 7.4 "Signs" of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station, Texas, be amended as set out in Exhibit "A ", attached hereto and made a part of this ordinance for all purposes. PART 2: That if any provisions of any section of this ordinance shall be held to be void or unconstitutional, such holding shall in no way effect the validity of the remaining provisions or sections of this ordinance, which shall remain in full force and effect. PART 3: That any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not less than Twenty -five Dollars ($25.00) nor more than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00). Each day such violation shall continue or be permitted to continue, shall be deemed a separate offense. Said Ordinance, being a penal ordinance, becomes effective ten (10) days after its date of passage by the City Council, as provided by Section 34 of the Charter of the City of College Station. PASSED, ADOPTED and APPROVED this 21 day of October, 2004. APPROVED: RON SILVIA, Mayor ATTEST: Connie Hooks, City Secretary APPROVED: 41 2p7;,74::_ City Attorney O /group /legal /ordinance /amendmentform. doc ORDINANCE NO. Page 2 Exhibit "A" 1. That Chapter 12, "Unified Development Ordinance," Section 7.4 "Signs," of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station, Texas, is hereby amended by amending paragraph D.2 to read as follows: "7.4 Signs D. Prohibited Signs The following signs shall be prohibited in the City of College Station: 2. Off - premise signs, including billboards, both commercial and non - commercial, except where there has been a resolution adopted by the City of College Station City Council or an executed contract with the City of College Station and the display of the sign: a. Promotes a positive image of the City of College Station for the attraction of business or tourism; b. Depicts an accomplishment of an individual or group; or c. Creates a positive community spirit." jplc: (documents and settings jjlaneryldesktop110 -21 -04 banner ordinance.doc 10/29/04