Where: Texas Department of Transportation
Delegation Room
125 East 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
When: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
1:00 p.m.

Purpose: This is a meeting of the Outdoor Advertising Rulemaking Advisory Committee to discuss issues to be addressed by proposed rule changes for TxDOT's outdoor advertising program. The information and recommendations provided by the committee will be used to finalize a rule proposal to present to the Commission for approval.

Note: Discussion will be limited to committee members and designated department personnel

Description: TxDOT hopes to gain advice on key elements such as:
  • what should qualify as an un-zoned commercial or industrial area,
  • continuance and removal of non-conforming signs,
  • requirements for directional signs,
  • restrictions for new billboard construction on both primary and rural roads located in rural areas, and
  • the fee structures for licenses, permits, transfers, and violations of state rules.

Gus Cannon
Texas Department of Transportation
Phone: (512) 416-2852