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Policy concerning the placement of signs on the Longleaf Trace rail trail

To ensure that any signs placed along the trail conform to existing sign themes, existing aesthetic standards, and safety.

From the Pearl to Leaf Rivers Rails-to-Trails Recreational District

SIGN REQUEST POLICY

The Pearl to Leaf Rivers Rails-to-Trails Recreational District has adopted the following policy concerning the placement of signs along the right-of-way of the Longleaf Trace Rails-to-Trails facility. The purpose in adopting this policy is to ensure that any signs placed along the Trace conform to existing sign themes, existing aesthetic standards and safety policies as mandated by the Recreational District Board of Directors.

1. All sign requests shall be submitted on forms approved by the Recreational District Board of Directors.

2. Signs shall fall into one of the following categories: Historical, Mile Sponsorships, Informational (designation of points of interest, location of private trail support facilities, etc.)

3. All applications for signs of a historical nature shall have documented historical data included. The historical data included on the sign is subject to review and revision based on board recommendations and available historical records.

4. All applications must be received no later than five (5) working days prior to the next regularly scheduled Board meeting. (Regularly scheduled board meeting are on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m.)

5. All sign applications shall be reviewed by the Board of Directors at the next regularly scheduled monthly meeting following the receipt of the application. Notification of acceptance or refusal of acceptance will be forwarded to the applicant within ten (10) working days of the monthly meeting along with documentation of the board's actions and reasons for refusal if applicable.

6. Once approved, applicants requesting Mile Sponsorship must submit a check to the Pearl to Leaf Rivers Rails-to-Trails Recreational District prior to construction and installation of the sign.

7. The applicant requesting signs of a Historical or Informational nature must bear the costs of construction and installation.

LONGLEAF TRACE RAILS-TO-TRAILS SIGN PLACEMENT APPLICATION

SECTION 1 - APPLICANT INFORMATION:

  • NAME:
  • PHONE NUMBER:
  • ADDRESS:

SECTION 2 - SIGN LOCATION

BRIEFLY DESCRIBE THE PROPOSED SIGN LOCATION (If possible, also include references to existing mile markers or other landmarks):

SECTION 3 - SIGN INFORMATION

INDICATE WHICH TYPE OF SIGN YOU ARE APPLYING FOR (please choose at least one):

  • Historical
  • Mile Sponsorship
  • Informational

NOTE: If you are applying for a Historical Marker, please attach supporting historical information, documents, or records.

SECTION 4 - FOR DISTRICT USE ONLY&emdash;DO NOT WRITE BELOW THIS LINE

  • APPROVED
  • REJECTED

INDICATE REASONS FOR APPLICATION REJECTION:

  • District Chairman -- Date
  • District Secretary -- Date

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