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(A) A special event permit is required for any activity on county highway right-of-way which impacts or has the potential to impact the traveling public. Municipal corporations, governmental agencies, or a person or business may apply for a special event permit. Contact with the LCDOT shall be made by the applicant in the early stage of the event's planning process, a minimum of 30 days prior to the planned event.
(B) Temporary closure of a county highway classified as a designated freeway, principal arterial, or arterial, may require additional conditions of approval including, but not limited to, significant coordination with local and regional emergency service agencies, preparation of a detour plan, notification of media outlets, placement of changeable message signs on the route prior to the closure, etc.
(C) Route alternatives may have to be considered by the applicant should a portion of the county highway intended for an event be under construction at the time of the event.
(D) Procedure and requirements for special event permit application are outlined in the Technical Reference Manual.
(Ord. 19-1061, passed 7-9-2019)