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Lesson 1.3.4 Component 4: Comply with laws on control of outdoor advertising

The links below contain specific areas within the Interim Policy or SAFETEA-LU that support the "control of outdoor advertising" component.

Section 9. Corridor Management Plans, item 10

"A demonstration of compliance with all existing local, State, and Federal laws on the control of outdoor advertising."
Reference:
Interim Policy for National Scenic Byways published in the Federal Register on May 18, 1995

Section 11. Scenic Byways and the Prohibition of Outdoor Advertising

"As provided at 23 U.S.C. 131(s), if a State has a State scenic byway program, the State may not allow the erection of new signs not in conformance with 23 U.S.C. 131(c) along any highway on the Interstate System or Federal-aid primary system which before, on, or after December 18, 1991, has been designated as a scenic byway under the State's scenic byway program. This prohibition would also apply to Interstate System and Federal-aid primary system highways that are designated scenic byways under the National Scenic Byways Program and All-American Roads Program, whether or not they are designated as State scenic byways."

See Title 23, Section 131(s)

See Outdoor Advertising Control - Realty - FHWA

Reference:
Interim Policy for National Scenic Byways published in the Federal Register on May 18, 1995

Explanation of current FHWA outdoor advertising procedures

From page 74 of Conserving Our Treasured Places unless supplanted by other official FHWA policy or procedures.

The book "Conserving Our Treasured Places" reflects the current agency approach to byways and outdoor advertising unless supplanted by other official FHWA policy or procedures.

Reference:
Conserving Our Treasured Places: Managing Visual Quality on Scenic Byways (see Part 3 - Issue 5a)
Updated: 09/19/2014
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