5501:2-8-02 Tourist oriented directional sign program.

(A) The director has determined that the tourist oriented directional sign program in Ohio, as described in sections 4511.102 to 4511.107 of the Revised Code, shall be administered by a program manager under contract to the department. Rural state highways are eligible for the program except that signs are not permitted at interchanges on freeways and expressways. For the purposes of the state program, metropolitan areas are not included.

(B) The director shall maintain oversight duties and responsibilities. The program manager shall implement and carry out the program.

(C) The procedure and/or process described in rules 5501:2-8-01 to 5501:2-8-10 of the Administrative Code is the only procedure whereby eligible attractions may have tourist oriented directional signs displayed on state highways in rural areas.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/09/2007 and 08/09/2012

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 4511.103

Rule Amplifies: 4511.102, 4511.103, 4511.104, 4511.105, 4511.106, 4511.107

Prior Effective Dates: 5/29/95, 11/24/97