(A) Fees assessed to eligible attractions for participating in the tourist oriented directional signing program shall be as set forth in writing by the program manager and shall be uniform to all eligible attractions. The program manager shall not revise the fees charged to eligible attractions for participation in the tourist oriented directional signing program without prior approval of the director and promulgation of a revision to this rule. In accordance with section 4511.103 of the Revised Code, the fees shall be based on the actual cost of establishing, operating, and administering the program, including processing applications for right-of-way permits and providing necessary services for installing, maintaining, repairing, removing, and replacing signs. In addition, the fee shall include all direct and indirect costs which shall include, but not be limited to, the cost of capital, insurance, directional signs, sign supports, design, removal or relocation of other signs and off season covering.
(B) The fees shall be established on a per sign basis. The fee for intersection and/or advance signs shall be identical. The fee for trailblazing signs is in addition to the fee for intersection/advanced signs and will only be assessed those eligible attractions requiring trailblazing signs. The fee for symbols and or logos is in addition to the fee for intersection/advanced or trailblazing signs and will only be assessed to those eligible attractions requesting the display of their logo and/or symbol. The fee for the alternate header on top of the tourist oriented directional sign assembly is in addition to the fee for intersection/advanced signs and will only be assessed to those eligible attractions requesting the erection of this alternate header.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/09/2007 and 08/09/2012
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4511.103
Prior Effective Dates: 5/29/95, 11/24/97