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Notice of Public Hearing - Proposed Change to 5501:2-6-01 Specific Service Sign Program

Start: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
End: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Teleconference: Microsoft Teams Meeting
Microsoft Teams Meeting , call 1-614-721-2972. Then enter the meeting I.D. which is 631 661 519#.



                     DATE:                Tue, February 28, 2023     
                     TIME:                10:00 a.m.
                     LOCATION:      Teleconference


THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (ODOT), pursuant to Chapter 119 of the Ohio Revised Code, hereby gives notice that a public hearing will be conducted for the purpose of considering the amendment of the following rules contained in the Ohio Administrative Code (Ohio Adm. Code).

The public hearing will be conducted online on the 28th day of February, 2023 beginning at 10:00 a.m., via the following link: Click here to join the meeting. If unable to use the link, you may call +1 614-721-2972, and enter conference id: 631 661 519#.  All interested persons affected by the proposed actions may be heard by oral or written testimony.

NOTE ON ELECTRONIC HEARING: To reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (the virus that causes COVID-19) and pursuant to section 12 of Am. Sub. H.B. No. 197, ODOT is conducting this hearing virtually through electronic means. During the hearing, any person affected by the proposed rule actions who wishes to appear and be heard must participate electronically. Information on how to participate in the hearing is provided below.

The following rules are being amended:

5501:2-6-01 Definitions
5501:2-6-02 Program manager
5501:2-6-03 Interchange eligibility
5501:2-6-04 Business eligibility

The following rules are being rescinded:

5501:2-6-05 Sign requirements
5501:2-6-06 Application procedure
5501:2-6-07 Fee schedule
5501:2-6-08 Loss of Eligibility
5501:2-6-09 Appeals
5501:2-8-01 Definitions
5501:2-8-02 Tourist oriented directional sign program
5501:2-8-03 Program manager
5501:2-8-04 Intersection leg eligibility
5501:2-8-05 Eligible attractions
5501:2-8-06 Sign requirements
5501:2-8-07 Application procedure
5501:2-8-08 Fee schedule
5501:2-8-09 Loss of eligibility
5501:2-8-10 Appeals

The following new rule is being proposed:

5501:2-6-05 Fee schedule

Copies of the proposed rule are available from:

All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing. Those persons who wish to provide oral testimony are encouraged to contact ODOT through brianne.brown@dot.ohio.gov, no later than February 21, 2023 at 5 p.m., and may be given preference in the order of their testimony.

All interested persons providing written comments in lieu of oral testimony are also encouraged to send their comments, no later than February 21, 2023 at 5 p.m. to:

Division of Chief Legal Counsel
Attn: Brianne Brown
1980 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223