City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.240
Section 17C.240.242

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.240 Signs

Section 17C.240.242 Roof-Mounted Signs
  1. No permit shall issue for a roof-mounted sign which does not comply with the following standards:

    1. Number.  No more than one (1) roof-mounted sign shall be allowed for each building. 

    2. Area.  The area of the roof-mounted sign shall not exceed the total amount of wall sign area that would be allowed for the building or site on which the roof mounted sign is located. 

    3. Location.  Allowed on the slope of peaked/sloped roof buildings only, and only on the lowest one-third (1/3) of the slope of the peaked roof.  Roof-mounted signs shall be installed so that the structural supports of the sign are minimized.  Angle irons, guy wires, braces or other secondary supports shall appear to be an integral part of the roof or roof-mounted sign. 

    4. Zone.  Roof-mounted signs are permitted in nonresidential zones only. 

    5. Design. Roof-mounted signs may be non-illuminated, internally illuminated or indirectly illuminated, provided that the light is limited to the sign face only.

Figure 10
Roof Mounted Signs





Date Passed: Monday, January 29, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

ORD C35577 Section 22