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ORDINANCE NO. NS-1210 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA <br />PERTAINING TO NONCONFORMING SIGNS, AMENDING SECTIONS <br />41-61g.13 AND 41-619.55 OF ?HE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE <br />AND ADDING SECTIONS 41-619.14, 41-619.15, 41-619.16 AND <br />41-619.17 TO THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE <br /> <br />THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION l: That Section 41-619.13 of the Santa Ana Municipal Code <br />is ~-F~-~y amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 41-619.13. Amortized nonconforming sign - defined. <br /> <br /> As used in this chapter the term "amortized nonconforming sign" shall <br />mean a sign which is at any time in conformity with the provisions of <br />the "Sign Ordinance" of the City of Santa Ana (Sections 41-619 through <br />41-619.56) but which thereafter becomes nonconforming to such provisions <br />and to which all of the following conditions apply: <br /> <br />(a) the sign has been in existence for at least ten (10) years; <br /> <br />(b) <br /> <br />the sign has been nonconforming to the provisions of the <br />"Sign Ordinance" of the City of Santa Ana for at least <br />one (1) year; <br /> <br />(c) at least one (1) year has elapsed from the effective date <br /> of this ordinance. <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: That the Santa Ana Municipal Code is hereby amended by <br />adding sections to be numbered 41-619.14, 41-619.15, 41-619.16 and <br />41-619.17, which said sections read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 41-619.14. Same - Termination of nonconforming use. <br /> <br /> Any amortized nonconforming sign, in the absence of a variance per- <br />mitting its continued use, shall be made to conform or shall be removed <br />within sixty (60) days of service of notice on the sign owner pursuant <br />to section 41-619.15, except that in any case where application has been <br />made for review by the Planning Commission pursuant to section 41-619.16 <br />or for a variance, the period for such termination of the nonconforming <br />use may be extended, if necessary, to a date thirty (30) days after the <br />completion of administrative action on such application. <br /> <br />Sec. 41-619.15. Same - Notice of nonconformity. <br /> <br /> (1) The Director of Planning shall serve or cause to be served a <br />notice of nonconformity upon the owner of each amortized nonconforming <br />sign and shall make the initial determination as to whether any sign is <br />an amortized nonconforming sign. The notice shall contain the following <br />items: <br /> <br />(a) an identification of the sign including the street <br /> address of the property upon which the sign is located; <br /> <br />(b) <br /> <br />a statement that the sign fails to conform to the pro- <br />visions of the "Sign Ordinance" of the City of Santa <br />Aha, of the Santa Ana Municipal Code, including <br />citation by code number of the sections which render <br />the sign nonconforming; <br /> <br />-1- <br /> <br /> <br />