Sign

What is Sign?

Sign meaning

A sign is any writing—words, pictures or symbols—that is on or attached to a building or other structure.

An accessory sign* directs attention to a business, profession, commodity, service or entertainment con­ducted, sold or offered upon the same zoning lot.

An advertising sign* directs attention to a business, profession, commodity, service or entertainment con­ducted, sold or offered on a different zoning lot.

A flashing sign* is any illuminated sign, whether stationary, revolving or rotating, which changes light or color.

An illuminated sign* uses artificial light or reflected light from an artificial source.

 

reference: Glossary of Planning Terms – NYC Planning