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305 <br /> <br />ORDINANCE NO. NS-2294 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA <br />ADDING ARTICLE VII TO CHAPTER 17 OF THE <br />SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROVIDE FOR <br />THE REMOVAL OF ILLEGAL TEMPORARY SIGNS <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That the Santa Ana Municipal Code is hereby <br />amended by adding an article, to be numbered VII, to Chapter 17 of <br />the Santa Ana Municipal Code, which said article shall consist of <br />sections 17-80 through 17-85 and shall read as follows: <br /> <br />ARTICLE VII. ILLEGAL TEMPORARY SIGNS <br /> <br />Sec. 17-80. Definitions. <br /> <br /> As used in this article, the following terms have the <br />following meanings: <br /> <br /> (a) "Temporary sign" means a sign, placard, poster, banner, <br />or advertisement which is temporary in nature because of the <br />materials of which it is constructed or because of the nature of <br />the copy thereon and which has insignificant re-use market value. <br /> <br /> (b) "Illegal temporary sign" is a temporary sign which is <br />located on public street or other public property in violation of <br />section 10-27 of this code or which is located on private property <br />in violation of any provision of Chapter 41 of this code. <br /> <br /> (c) "Executive director" means the executive director of the <br />planning and building agency of the city or his or her designated <br />representative. <br /> <br /> (d) "Authorized city employee" means an employee of the city <br />who has been authorized by the city manager to remove any temporary <br />sign which is a public nuisance pursuant to section 17-81. <br /> <br />Sec. 17-81. Status of an illegal temporary sign as a public <br /> nuLsancs. <br /> <br /> An illegal temporary sign is a public nuisance and may be <br />abated as such by any authorized city employee in accordance with <br />this article. <br /> <br /> <br />