Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 7 – 27 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 Article 7.3. Signs | CHAPTER 7. GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS Sec. 7.3.4. Wall Signs Sec. 7.3.4. Wall Signs A. Description An on-premise sign attached flat to or mounted away from but parallel to the building wall, typically extending no more than 12 inches from the building wall. A sign permit is required for a wall sign. B. Sign Area Allocation Two square feet per lineal foot of each building wall facing a public street or a private drive if lot has no frontage on a public street. C. Height 1. No portion of a wall sign may extend above the roof line of a building without a parapet wall. 2. No portion of a wall sign may extend 2 feet above the roof line of a building with a parapet wall, provided no portion of the sign extends above the parapet. 3. No wall sign may extend above the lower eave line of a building with a pitched roof. D. Retaining Wall Signage in DX- A sign may be mounted to a functional retaining wall in the DX- District, typically extending no more than 12 inches from the face of the retaining wall. Wall signage may not extend above the top of the retaining wall. Allow- able wall signage allocated to the retaining wall in lieu of the building wall shall be in accordance with Sec. 7.3.4.B.