Date:      April 5, 2005

To:          Town Planning Commission Members

From:     Community Development Department Staff

RE:          Agenda Item #6 – Sign – U-Prep It – 1575 Plaza Dr. Suite G. -- Proposed Wall Mounted Sign and Neon Lighting



U-Prep It is in the Gateway Square at 1575 Plaza Dr., Suite G.  The applicant is proposing a wall mounted sign.  The sign will be 14 feet in length and 3 feet in height.  The sign copy will read “U-Prep It! – Meal Prep Made Simple!” The sign will have a total of 50.2 square feet, which is less than 108.75 square feet allowed per the Gateway Square Sign Standard.  


Additionally, the applicant is proposing neon lighting to enhance the architecture of the building.


Findings of Fact

1.       This sign application is compliant with Town of Menasha Gateway Square Sign Standard.

2.       This sign is compliant with Town of Menasha Municipal Code Chapter 14.63 Billboards and Signs.

3.       This sign is compliant with Winnebago County/Town Zoning Ordinance 17.28 Signs.


Staff Recommendation

Staff recommends approval of the proposed sign for U-Prep it at 1575 Plaza Drive, Suite G in Gateway Square.