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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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