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(a) Required for Permit. Any Person or group of Persons may propose to the Department and the Permittee that the permitted Surface-Mounted Facility be used for a mural that is appropriate for the location. The Department shall require every Permittee to work with any Person or group of Persons selected by the San Francisco Arts Commission in consultation with the Department and the Permittee to facilitate the installation of the mural at Permittee's sole expense and at no cost to the City. No mural shall be allowed unless it is approved by the San Francisco Arts Commission. No mural may contain any product advertising of any kind. The Department may establish by order or regulation the process for placing a mural on a permitted Surface-Mounted Facility.
(b) Maintenance. The Permittee shall at Permittee’s expense work with the Person or Persons that installed the mural to ensure that the mural is properly maintained. The requirements of this subsection (b) shall be in addition to Permittee’s responsibilities under this Article 27 to maintain any permitted Surface-Mounted Facilities and remove any Graffiti from its permitted Surface-Mounted Facilities.
(c) “In-Lieu” Fee.
(2) The “in-lieu” fee required by this subsection (c) shall be the greater of $2,000 or the product of multiplying the square footage of the total surface area of the proposed Surface-Mounted Facility times 48. The fee shall be paid into the “Public Works Street Beautification Fund” established under Administrative Code section 10.100-239. The in-lieu fee may be adjusted to reflect changes in the relevant Consumer Price Index, subject to the requirements of Section 2729(e) of this Article 27.