(A)   Applicable to all rights-of-way permits except for non-permanent signs. An applicant for any permit under this Chapter shall file with the town an application showing:
      (1)   The name, address, and license number of the party doing the work.
      (2)   The location of the work area;
      (3)   Plans (attached to the application) showing details of the proposed work. Said plans shall be prepared and sealed by an engineer duly registered and licensed in the state unless this requirement is waived in writing by the town;
      (4)   The estimated cost of alteration;
      (5)   Such other information as the Town Engineer shall find reasonably necessary to determine whether a permit should be issued hereunder.
   (B)   Rights-of-way permits for non-permanent signs. The following apply to each application for a permit to place a non-permanent sign within the town rights-of-way:
      (1)   Each application may include a request to place one or more signs in the rights-of-way;
      (2)   A fee will be assessed for each application;
      (3)   An application may be filed directly by an applicant, or on behalf of an applicant by a designee with evidence of authority to act on behalf of an applicant for the purposes of non-permanent sign permit application;
      (4)   Each applicant is limited to four permits for placement of signs in the right-of-way in accordance with this section per year;
      (5)   Each application must include contact information for the responsible party to be notified/contacted related to the sign(s), which will be required to be placed on the sign(s) approved by the permit;
      (6)   Each application must include the duration the sign(s) will be located in the town rights-of-way, which may not exceed ten days per application;
      (7)   Each application must include the location, size and height of the sign(s) to be placed, with a map or diagram illustrating the proposed location(s) and detail of the sign area and height;
      (8)   Regulatory signs shall not exceed 12 feet in height and 64 square feet in area. All other signs may not exceed 32 square feet in area, although sign size may be limited further based on desired placement in accordance with the objective criteria and sound engineering principles set forth in § 93.16 below.
   (C)   Permit approval. All applications shall be evaluated by the Town Engineer or designee of the Town Engineer based on objective criteria and sound engineering principles, including but not limited to availability of right-of-way, sight distance, speed, view corridors, and any other criteria established by the American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials, the Federal Highway Administration, or any other applicable Federal, state or local regulatory body. Applications may be approved, denied, modified or approved in part/ denied in part based on these criteria.
(Ord. O2019-05, passed 1-21-20)