18.6.262 SIGN STRUCTURES THAT ARE BLANK, ABANDONED, DILAPIDATED, DISCONTINUED, OR IN DISREPAIR
(1) When the department determines a permitted sign is an abandoned sign, the department shall notify the sign owner of the violation and require remedial action within 60 days. If such action is not taken, the permit will be revoked and action for the removal of the sign will be taken as provided in 75-15-131, MCA. An extension of time to accomplish the work may be granted at the sole discretion of the department upon written request from the sign owner stating the reason(s) for the request.
(2) A sign is in disrepair if the structure is unsafe or if the sign face is not visible to the traveling public.
History: 75-15-121, MCA; IMP, 75-15-111, 75-15-113, 75-15-121, 75-15-131, MCA; NEW, Eff. 12/8/75; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 1855, Eff. 7/4/96; AMD, 2005 MAR p. 89, Eff. 1/14/05; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 2476, Eff. 11/27/08; AMD, 2012 MAR p. 185, Eff. 1/27/12; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 1440, Eff. 8/20/16.