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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 19. Highways and Ferries
- Chapter 25. Protection and Use of State Highways and Roads
- Section 105. Limitations of Outdoor Advertising Signs, Displays, and Devices.
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. - 19.25.120l Removal of Nonconforming Advertising; Neglect or Refusal to Obey Removal Order. [Repealed, Sec. 43 Ch 85 SLA 1988].
AS 19.25.105. Limitations of Outdoor Advertising Signs, Displays, and Devices.
- (a) Outdoor advertising may not be erected or maintained within 660 feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way and
visible from the main-traveled way of the interstate, primary, or secondary highways in this state except the
- (1) directional and other official signs and notices which include, but are not limited to, signs and notices pertaining
to natural wonders, scenic and historic attractions, which are required or authorized by law, and which shall conform
to federal standards for interstate and primary systems;
- (2) signs, displays, and devices advertising the sale or lease of property upon which they are located or advertising
activities conducted on the property;
- (3) signs determined by the state, subject to concurrence of the United States Department of Transportation, to be
landmark signs, including signs on farm structures, or natural surfaces, of historic or artistic significance, the
preservation of which would be consistent with the provisions of this chapter;
- (4) directional signs and notices pertaining to schools;
- (5) advertising on bus benches or bus shelters, and adjacent trash receptacles, if the state determines that the
advertising conforms to local, state, and federal standards for interstate and primary highways.
- (6) [Repealed, Sec. 4 1998 Ballot Measure No. 5].
- (b) [Repealed, Sec. 21 ch 94 SLA 1980].
- (c) Outdoor advertising may not be erected or maintained beyond 660 feet of the nearest edge of the right-of-way of the
main traveled way of the interstate, primary, or secondary highways in this state with the purpose of their message
being read from that travel way except those outdoor advertising signs, displays, or devices allowed under (a) of this
- (d) Outdoor advertising may not be erected or maintained within the right-of-way of an interstate, primary, or secondary
highway except that outdoor advertising
- (1) on bus benches and bus shelters, and adjacent trash receptacles, located within the right-of-way under the authority of a
permit issued under AS 19.25.200
is allowed if the bus benches or bus shelters are located within a borough or unified municipality and the buses that stop at
that location operate during the entire year; or
- (2) present in the right-of-way on January 1, 2005, may remain, subject only to removals required by federal
highway funding requirements imposed on the state by federal law, until or unless an encroachment permit for the outdoor advertising is
denied under AS 19.25.200
- (e) [Repealed, Sec. 4 1998 Ballot Measure No. 5].
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