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APPENDIX B Parking--Basic Mounting Types The basic mounting types used within parking areas are overhead suspended, soffit mount, ceiling mount, flag mount, wall mount, post mount, and floor mount. The following lists the types of general sign mounting that will be found throughout the park- ing areas: A. Overhead Suspended--Signs that are suspended from the ceiling using a cable or break-away fastening system B. Soffit Mount--Signs that are located on an architectural soffit or wall, and mounted with the back of the sign to the soffit or wall using a mechanical fastening system C. Ceiling Mount--Signs that are located flush to the ceiling and mounted with the top of the sign to the ceiling using a mechanical fastening system D. Flag Mount--Signs that are mounted perpendicular to the attachment surface, usually on a column, wall and / or soffit, and attached using a mechanical fastening system E. Post Mount--Signs that are mounted directly to a ground mounted single or double post structure using a mechanical fastening system F. Column Mount--Signs that are mounted with the back of the sign to the column using a mechanical fastening system G. Wall Mount--Signs that are mounted with the back of the sign to the wall using a mechanical fastening system H. Freestanding--Signs that have their bases mounted directly to the ground/finished floor using a mechanical fastening system I. Light Pole Mount--Signs that are mounted directly on the existing light pole structures Mounting Restrictions Minimum clearance heights for overhead vehicular signs are dictated by architectural design limitations and must be coordinated with posted clearance at the entrance to the parking structure. 212

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214 Wayfinding and Signing Guidelines for Airport Terminals and Landside