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Provisions of Shanghai municipality for Administration of traffic signs
(December 28, 2010 Shanghai Municipal People's Government Executive session of the 93rd on December 30, 2010, released from the Shanghai Municipal People's Government, the 58th as of January 1, 2011) article (purpose and basis)
In order to strengthen the management of road signs in the city, road traffic safety and public facilities, well-maintained appearance city appearance, in accordance with the relevant provisions of laws and regulations, combined with the city's actual, these provisions are formulated.
Article II (scope of application)
This provision applies to this urban roads and highways and public green spaces along the road signs on Setup and management.
Road signs mentioned in the preceding paragraph, including road signs and directional signs for public services.
Article III (management)
City construction and traffic Commission is responsible for the supervision of road signs in the city management and general coordination.
City construction and traffic Commission is a member of the municipal engineering management Department (hereinafter "municipal administration"), municipal Road Management Office (hereinafter "the highway") and the district (County) road management is responsible for public service facilities within their jurisdiction signs of supervision and management.
Fourth (sets) Public security traffic Administrative Department is responsible for road traffic sign setting.
City, highway, City Office, and the district (County) road management is responsible for its public service facilities within the jurisdiction of the settings for signage.
Except as provided in the preceding paragraph the unit, any unit and individual is prohibited in the city roads and highways and set on the public green space along the road signs.
Fifth (road signs set of specifications)
Set of road signs shall conform to the national standards or technical specifications in this city.
Public security traffic Administrative Department road traffic signs, shall first seek the views of road management, jointly determine the set location, and handle the relevant excavation and approval procedures. Highway, municipal administration, city or city district (County) road management departments according to the needs of the city administration set the directional signs for public services, corresponding plan should be developed and agreed by the city construction and traffic Commission; road set, should also apply for excavation and approval procedures.
Programme in public service settings for signage prior to implementation, it shall notify the public security traffic Administrative Department.
Highway, municipal administration, city or city district (County) road management departments in accordance with the provisions of this article sets the directional signs for public services, should keep necessary distance and road signs, not blocking the traffic signs shall not impede the safe visual range.
Sixth (formulation of the programme of public services indicates that the flag is set)
In accordance with the provisions of the present article fifth, municipal administration, municipal road or city district (County) road management departments to develop public service facilities signage plan should be guided by the following principles:
(A) the road traffic safety;
(B) maintain a good appearance city appearance;
(C) facilitate travel by the public.
Highway, municipal administration, city or city district (County) road directional signs set programme management departments to develop public service facilities shall consult the land planning, greening the city, traffic port and views of the Tourism Management Department, if necessary, can be open to the public for comments.
Road signs of management departments shall, in accordance with their respective mandates and implement maintenance unit, found the road signs suffer from defacing, shall promptly repair find road signs due to objective circumstances change no longer have the function of indicating, should be removed in time.
Unit or individual violates the present provisions set up road signs, after confirmation, municipal administration, municipal roads Office, district (County) road management departments, and management departments shall, in accordance with the provisions of administrative law enforcement responsibilities, are processed in a timely manner.
Municipal administration, municipal roads Office, district (County) road management departments and public security traffic Administrative Department shall cooperate with each other, work together make the recognition of road signs.
Day-to-day supervision of road signs can be incorporated into urban grid management.
Nineth (reporting authority) Any units or individuals found to have violated the requirement of road signs can be reported to the relevant departments.
Relevant departments upon receipt of the report, should be dealt with according to law.
Tenth (law enforcement Division)
All relevant law enforcement departments according to the following Division of responsibilities, acts in violation of the requirement of the road signs in the investigation:
(A) Municipal Office is responsible for setting road signs on the road, Canal city investigating;
(B) tubes, Highway Department is responsible for the city roads and the public green space along the city Canal Road set on road signs in the investigation;
(C) the district (County) road management is responsible for the area (s) pipe along the highway and area (s) tube set of road signs on a highway public green space of investigating;
(D) the district (County) administrative law enforcement departments are responsible for the management of the city along City Road public green spaces and the district (County) pipes set on urban road traffic signs in the investigation.
11th (investigation for violation of the requirement of the road signs)
Unit or individual violates the present provisions set up road signs, by the relevant departments of the provisions of this article tenth removal of written notice to the person within the 10th; fails to remove, dismantle and dispose of by the relevant authorities; could not identify or could not confirm that the perpetrator, directly by the departments concerned to demolition and disposal.
12th (execution date) These provisions come into force on January 1, 2011.
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