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A Type A wall sign is one with a display area that does not have a background that is designed as an integral part of the sign. Only individual letters or symbols may be internally illuminated. This type of sign includes, but is not limited to: individual raised letters attached to the wall; letters or symbols cut from an opaque panel such as metal; pin-set letters where individual letters are back-lit; non-illuminated pin-set letters; carved entablature-type signs; other general individual-letter, non-illuminated signs. Such wall signs shall be attached only to flat, opaque wall surfaces.
A Type B wall sign is one with a display area that has a background that is designed as a integral part of the sign. This type of sign is typically a plastic-panel-faced box sign. A permanent banner sign with a display area that is parallel to the building façade is also included in this category. Other types of wall signs which do not have the characteristics of a type A sign, including but not limited to board signs and painted-on wall signs, are included in this category. Such wall signs shall be attached only to flat, opaque wall surfaces.
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