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CHAPTER 177 STATE AND FEDERAL HIGHWAYS -- LIMITED ACCESS FACILITIES -- TURNPIKES -- ROAD BONDS -- BILLBOARDS -- RECYCLERS
177.037 Community boundary signs -- Commemorative boundary signs for city or unincorporated urban place.
These signs shall be installed regardless of whether the community has a post
office, if the Department of Highways had previously erected signs recognizing the
city, town, or community. The signs shall be placed at the official community
boundaries. If the community does not have official boundaries, the signs shall be
installed at the community boundaries as determined by the built-up area. (2) The department shall install and maintain signs at the boundaries of any city of the first through sixth class or an unincorporated urban place as defined in KRS
177.366, regardless of whether the city or unincorporated urban place has a post
office or zip code, if the city or unincorporated urban place:
(a) Submits a written request for not more than two (2) signs: 1. To honor the birthplace of a person important to the city or
unincorporated urban place; or 2. To honor an event or accomplishment important to the city or
unincorporated urban place; and (b) Agrees to pay for the actual cost to make and install the signs. (3) The department shall work with the city or unincorporated urban place to determine the appropriate place to install the signs required under subsection (2) of this
section. If an agreement cannot be reached on the appropriate place to install the
signs, the site selected by the city or unincorporated urban place shall take
precedence and the department shall not prohibit and shall not delay the installation
of the signs. (4) Each city or unincorporated urban place requesting a sign under subsection (2) of this section shall be limited to two (2) signs. Requests for additional signs
authorized under subsection (2) of this section in excess of two (2) by the same city
or unincorporated urban place shall be consolidated into a single sign. (5) All statutes to the contrary notwithstanding, the Transportation Cabinet shall amend its policies and administrative regulations in effect on July 15, 2002, to comply with
the provisions of this section, and shall not subsequently adopt new policies or
promulgate new administrative regulations to the contrary. Effective: July 15, 2002
History: Amended 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 298, sec. 2, effective July 15, 2002. -- Created 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 191, sec. 1, effective July 13, 1990.
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