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Lesson 4.3 Minimum Requirements for Designation

Learning Objective 4:
Identify the minimum requirements for National Scenic Byway (NSB) Designation.

There are 7 areas that address the minimum requirements for NSB designation. More information on these areas can be found under the application area on National Scenic Byways at National Scenic Byways Nominations.

Essentials

FY 2008 Nomination Guide - Section 1: Essentials contains more information about Essentials. There are 8 components making up the Essentials. They are listed below.

  1. Designation sought
  2. Multi-jurisdiction nomination
  3. Nomination of an extension
  4. Byway name
  5. Location
  6. Date of designation as State, tribal or Federal land management byway
  7. Intrinsic quality
  8. Primary photo

Statement of Qualification

FY 2008 Nomination Guide - Section 2: Statement of Qualification contains more information about the Qualifications. There are 4 areas within the Statement of Qualifications. They are listed below.

  1. Theme
  2. Travel Experience
  3. Regional Significance (National Scenic Byway)
  4. National Significance (All-American Road)

Route Information

FY 2008 Nomination Guide - Section 3: Route Information contains more information about Route Information. There are 5 areas to address in Route Information. They are listed below.

  1. Official route description
  2. Indicate whether the byway crosses Federal lands
  3. Route map (image)
  4. Continuity of the route
  5. Nomination by Indian tribes

Route Conditions

FY 2008 Nomination Guide - Section 4: Route Conditions contains more information about Route Conditions.

Visitor Experience

FY 2008 Nomination Guide - Section 5: Visitor Experience There are 7 components to include in the Visitor Experience. They are listed below.

  1. Getting to the Byway
  2. Traveler Services
  3. Directional Signage
  4. Wayfinding
  5. Evidence of Intrinsic Qualities
  6. Telling Your Story
  7. Travel Itinerary

Planning and Sustainability

FY 2008 Nomination Guide - Section 6: Planning/Sustainability contains more information about Planning and Sustainability. There are 4 items to address in the Planning and Sustainability area. They are listed below.

  1. Community involvement and support
  2. Supporting documentation
  3. Corridor Management Plan
  4. Byway organization and stewardship

Contracts and Signatory

FY 2008 Nomination Guide - Section 7: Contacts and Signatory contains more information about Contracts and Signatory.

Updated: 09/03/2013
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