DAR File No. 39495

This rule was published in the July 15, 2015, issue (Vol. 2015, No. 14) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Transportation, Operations, Traffic and Safety

Rule R920-2

Rural Conventional Road Definition

Notice of Proposed Rule

(New Rule)

DAR File No.: 39495
Filed: 07/01/2015 11:57:31 AM

RULE ANALYSIS

Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:

Section 72�7�504 was amended by H.B. 269, the Tourist-Oriented Signing Program Program, 2015 Utah Laws Ch. 402. Among other things, the amendment requires the adoption of a rule that defines the phrase, "rural conventional roads". The purpose of this new rule is to comply with the new requirement.

Summary of the rule or change:

This rule is being made to comply with the requirements of H.B. 269 (2015), and the amendment it makes to Section 72�7�504, by providing a definition for the phrase "rural conventional roads".

State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:

  • Subsection 72-7-504(3)(ii)

Anticipated cost or savings to:

the state budget:

This new rule should not have any impact on the state budget because all it does is define a phrase that the Department of Transportation will use to determine where tourist-oriented directional signs that display logo advertising and information of interest to the traveling public may be placed.

local governments:

This new rule should not have any impact on the budget of local governments because all it does is define a phrase that the Department of Transportation will use to determine where tourist-oriented directional signs that display logo advertising and information of interest to the traveling public may be placed.

small businesses:

This new rule should not have any impact on the state budgets of small businesses because all it does is define a phrase that the Department of Transportation will use to determine where tourist-oriented directional signs that display logo advertising and information of interest to the traveling public may be placed.

persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:

This new rule should not have any impact on the budgets of the general citizenry because all it does is define a phrase that the Department of Transportation will use to determine where tourist-oriented directional signs that display logo advertising and information of interest to the traveling public may be placed.

Compliance costs for affected persons:

This new rule should not cost affected persons anything because all it does is define a phrase that the Department of Transportation will use to determine where tourist-oriented directional signs that display logo advertising and information of interest to the traveling public may be placed.

Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:

The Department makes this new rule to comply with the requirements of Section 72-7-504, which was amended during the 2015 General Session of the Legislature to require the Department to make a rule that defines the phrase, "rural conventional roads". Enactment of the new rule should not have any fiscal impact on the budgets of the state, local governments, small businesses, or the general public.

Carlos Braceras, Executive Director

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Transportation
Operations, Traffic and Safety
CALVIN L RAMPTON COMPLEX
4501 S 2700 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84119-5998

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • James Palmer at the above address, by phone at 801-965-4000, by FAX at 801-965-4338, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:

08/14/2015

This rule may become effective on:

08/24/2015

Authorized by:

Carlos Braceras, Executive Director

RULE TEXT

R920. Transportation, Operations, Traffic and Safety.

R920-2. Rural Conventional Road Definition.

R920-2-1. Purpose and Authority.

The purpose of this rule is to adopt standards and establish specifications for the definition of rural conventional roads as required in Section 72-7-504 (amended 2015).

 

R920-2-2. Definitions.

Rural conventional roads are roads that are in rural areas.

Rural areas are communities and unincorporated county not within the boundaries of urbanized areas and urban clusters as identified by the Department.

 

R920-2-3. Authority of Executive Director or Designee.

All authority shall rest with the Utah Department of Transportation Executive Director or his designee to develop or modify the definition in R920-2-2.

 

KEY: rural conventional roads, unincorporated county, tourist-oriented directional signs, urbanized areas

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: 2015

Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 72-7-504

 


Additional Information

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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact James Palmer at the above address, by phone at 801-965-4000, by FAX at 801-965-4338, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules.