Wildwood, Florida - Est. 1877

 
 
 
 
Election Information

***NOTICE***

Election signs fall under the category of “temporary signs” and are regulated as detailed below.  Please be aware of this information prior to distributing campaign signs.

 

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Criteria and Limitations for Temporary A-Frame and T-Frame Signs – CMU, CDT, and CC Districts

Maximum Number of Signs

1 per  business

Maximum Width

3 feet

Maximum  Height

3.5 feet

Minimum  Setback/Distance from Curb

1 foot

Maximum Width of Public Sidewalk that the Sign May Obstruct

No more than one-third of width of public sidewalk

Maximum Distance of Sign from Main Entrance to Business

10 feet

Duration Allowed

Only during hours while business is open

Allowed on Public Property and Right-of-Way

Yes

Allowed in a sight visibility triangle described in Design District Standards, Chapter 1, Section (G)(6).

No

Illumination  Allowed

No

 

 

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Criteria and Limitations for All Other Temporary Signs in All Zoning Districts

ZONING  DISTRICT CATEGORY*

Agricultural

Residential

Mixed Use

Commercial

Industrial

Institutional

Maximum Number of Temporary Signs Per Parcel1

8

2

4

4

4

4

Maximum Sign Size (Area) for a Temporary Sign2

4 sf.

4 sf.

16 sf.

16 sf.

16 sf.

16 sf.

Maximum Sign Height for a Temporary Freestanding  Sign3

6 ft.

   

6 ft.

6 ft.

6 ft.

Maximum Sign Height for a Temporary Wall Sign (inclusive of a Window Sign)

15 ft.

   

15 ft.

15 ft.

15 ft.

Minimum  Sign Setback required to be maintained by a Temporary Ground Sign from any property line4

3 ft.

3 ft.

3 ft.

3 ft.

3 ft.

3 ft.

Minimum  Sign Setback required to be maintained by a Temporary Ground Sign from the edge of any paved street or road

3 ft.

 

3 ft.

3 ft.

3 ft.

3 ft.

Minimum Spacing that is required to be maintained by a Temporary Ground Sign from any other Temporary Ground Sign5

15 ft.

15 ft.

15 ft.

15 ft.

15 ft.

15 ft.

Maximum Aggregate Surface Area  Allocated for All Temporary Signs on a Parcel6

64 sf.

64 sf.

128 sf.

128 sf.

128 sf.

128 sf.

Whether Temporary Sign is Allowed on Public Property or Public Right-of-Way

No

No

No

No

No

No

Allowed in a sight visibility triangle described in Design District Standards, Chapter 1, Section (G)(6)

No

No

No

No

No

No

Direct Illumination of Surface of Temporary Sign Allowed

No

No

No

No

No

No

Duration Allowed After Event Ends

7 Calendar Days

7 Calendar Days

7 Calendar Days

7 Calendar Days

7 Calendar Days

7 Calendar Days

*Zoning District Categories shall be defined as follows:

Agricultural – AG-5, AG-10, CON

Residential – RR, ER, R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-5, MHP

Mixed Use - RMU, RMU-10, RIO, C-2A, NMU-4, NMU-7, ECNMU-7, CMU, CC, CDT, BP, 466-301

Commercial – C-1, C-2, C-3

Industrial – M-1, M-2

Institutional – PEU, IN

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1 The number of temporary commercial signs per parcel shall be no more than four (4) signs; however, no more than one temporary commercial sign per parcel may be a banner sign and a temporary commercial banner sign is limited to a maximum duration of display of no more than thirty (30) days per calendar year per parcel.

2 The square footage limitation is per side for a back-to-back sign. For example, a four (4) square foot limitation means that there is a limit of Four (4) square feet of surface area per side of a back-to-back sign, and an aggregate limit of eight (8) square feet is allowed if the sign is a back-to-back temporary sign.

3 Not applicable to signs displayed on flagpoles.

4 Minimum sign setbacks do not apply to wall signs.  Except as set forth in Sec. 34-447.1 a for A-Frame Signs and T­ Frame Signs, all Temporary Signs are prohibited on public property and from public rights-of-way.

5 Not applicable to signs displayed on flagpoles.

6 There is no limit to the number of separate messages that may appear on the allowable surface(s) of any Temporary Sign. The maximum aggregate surface area allowed is subject to circumstances that may reduce the maximum aggregate surface area allowable on some parcels.

 


If anyone has any questions, please call (352) 330-1355 x 224. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding,

 

Paul Valentino

Chief of Police
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ELECTION NOTICE

As a result of a 2010 referendum the City of Wildwood does not hold independent and separate elections any longer.

All elections are now under the supervision and direction of the Sumter County Supervisor of Elections and staff.

Please contact the Supervisor of Elections at www.sumterelections.org for information ( Qualifying dates and fees; Qualifying and Campaigning information; Election date and times; Election polling sites, etc.)