Advertising Signs Attached To Bus Shelters

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Published: 2015

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION,

HIGHWAY DIVISION





 

DIVISION 65
ADVERTISING SIGNS ATTACHED TO BUS SHELTERS

734-065-0010
Outdoor Advertising Signs on Transit Shelters
For the purposes of Division 65 rules, transit shelters are defined as structures erected and maintained for a mass transit district, transportation district or any other public transportation agency to protect their riders from the weather at transit stops, and will hereinafter be referred to as shelters.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 377.729

Stat. Implemented: ORS 377.725

Hist.: 2 HD 19-1981, f. & ef. 11-24-81; HWD 9-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-09
734-065-0015
Construction of Shelters
These rules do not grant authority
to construct new shelters or maintain existing shelters but pertain solely to the
placement of outdoor advertising signs on shelters visible from a state highway.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619,
377.729

Stat. Implemented: ORS 377.725

Hist.: 2 HD 19-1981, f. &
ef. 11-24-81; HWD 9-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-09; HWD 6-2012, f. & cert.
ef. 3-26-12
734-065-0020
Sign Location
(1) Shelter signs are prohibited
on state highway right-of-way.
(2) Shelter signs are prohibited
where visible from an interstate highway or a full-control access highway.
(3) Shelter signs are prohibited
in a designated scenic area. No new shelter signs are allowed in a scenic byway.
(4) The shelter on which a sign
is placed must be located within a commercial or industrial zone or, if in unzoned
city street right-of-way, only where such right of way is adjacent to a commercial
or industrial zone.
(5) Each shelter may have no
more than one sign visible from each direction of travel of the highway.
(6) Shelter signs may only be
located at a bus or transit stop on an official city or urban transit system route.
The applicant must provide official documentation, such as a route map produced
by the transit system, showing that the site meets this requirement.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619,
377.729

Stat. Implemented: ORS 377.725

Hist.: 2 HD 19-1981, f. &
ef. 11-24-81; HWY 5-1993(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-23-93; HWY 6-1993, f. &
cert. ef. 10-21-93; HWD 9-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-09; HWD 6-2012, f. &
cert. ef. 3-26-12
734-065-0025
Size and Construction
of Sign
(1) The maximum allowable size
of a shelter sign is 24 square feet each side.
(2) The maximum distance between
advertising panels placed back-to-back is one foot.
(3) The sign must not extend
beyond the outer edges of the shelter.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619,
377.729

Stat. Implemented: ORS 377.725

Hist.: 2 HD 19-1981, f. &
ef. 11-24-81; HWD 9-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-09; HWD 6-2012, f. & cert.
ef. 3-26-12
734-065-0035
Spacing
(1) The minimum spacing between signs is as follows:
(a) Within the corporate boundaries of a city, 100 feet from any outdoor advertising sign located on the same side of the highway.
(b) Outside the corporate boundaries of a city, 500 feet from any outdoor advertising sign located on the same side of the highway.
(2) If the state highway is routed over a city street as provided in ORS 373.020, a shelter sign may be located on that portion of the city street right-of-way outside of the curb; or, if there is no curb, outside of that portion of the right-of-way utilized for state highway purposes.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 377.729

Stat. Implemented: ORS 377.725

Hist.: 2 HD 19-1981, f. & ef. 11-24-81; HWD 9-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-09
734-065-0040
Compliance
All signs subject to these rules are also subject to the provisions of ORS 377.700 to 377.840 and to all applicable federal laws, regulations and agreements entered into by the Transportation Commission and the Federal Highway Administration. Signs erected under these rules are also subject to any ordinance or regulation of the local jurisdiction.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 377.729

Stat. Implemented: ORS 377.725

Hist.: 2 HD 19-1981, f. & ef. 11-24-81; HWD 9-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-09
734-065-0045
Size Variance
Upon written request and for good cause shown the Department of Transportation may grant a variance from the size restrictions of OAR 734-065-0025(1) not to exceed:
(1) 32 square feet, one side;
(2) 64 square feet, back-to-back.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 377.729

Stat. Implemented: ORS 377.725

Hist.: 2 HD 19-1981, f. & ef. 11-24-81; HWD 9-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-09
734-065-0050
Removal
All signs granted permits under these rules are subject to removal procedures in accordance with ORS 377.775.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 377.729

Stat. Implemented: ORS 377.725

Hist.: 2 HD 19-1981, f. & ef. 11-24-81; HWD 9-2009, f. & cert. ef. 11-17-09

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