A. This chapter applies to all signs, as defined in SMC 14.245.020, Definitions, and Chapter 14.100 SMC, Definitions, within the City which are functionally visible from any public street, sidewalk or place, regardless of the type or nature.
B. Signs not specifically allowed in this chapter are prohibited.
C. This chapter is not intended to, and shall not be interpreted to, restrict speech on the basis of its content, viewpoint, or message. No part of this chapter shall be construed to favor commercial speech over non‑commercial speech. To the extent that any provision of this chapter is ambiguous, the term shall be interpreted not to regulate speech on the basis of the content of the message. (Ord. 2362, 2018)