CHAPTER 267

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 936

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 1108 OF TITLE 17 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ADVERTISING AND BEAUTIFICATION ALONG HIGHWAYS.

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Legislature to provide the general public with the means to contribute to the design, planting and maintenance of landscaping and scenic attractions within the State right of way pursuant to approval by the Department and consistent with rules and regulations adopted thereby.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Section 1108, Chapter 11, Title 17 of the Delaware Code by inserting in subsection (b) after the words "subsection (c)" and before the words "of this section" the phrase "and subsection Cdr.

Section 2. Further amend Section 1108, Chapter 11, Title 17 of the Delaware Code by adding a new subsection as follows:

"(d) Beautification/landscape planting sponsorship signs located within the right of way of any public highway shall be erected or placed as defined below and as such are exempt from the provisions of this chapter and section:

(1) Signs under the above provision denoting the name of the person (s) or organization sponsoring/or donating, planting and/or maintaining
Beautification/Landscape Projects shall require an approved Right of Way Use Agreement issued by the Department of Transportation."

(1) Such signs shall not exceed six (6) square feet and shall be constructed, painted and lettered according to standards for material and fabrication as required by the Department of Transportation."

Approved June 23, 1980.