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    Subdivision 1. Conformity with law. A specific service identified on a specific service sign
shall be in conformity with all applicable laws and rules concerning the provisions for public
accommodation without regard to race, religion, color, sex or national origin.
    Subd. 2. Distance to specific service. A specific service sign may be placed on a nonfreeway
trunk highway if the specific service is located within 15 miles of the qualifying site.
    Subd. 3. Motel, restaurant, and resort. Motels, restaurants, and resorts served by the
specific service signing shall be licensed by the state Department of Health as required by
section 157.16.
    Subd. 4. Recreational camping area. Recreational camping areas shall possess a state
Department of Health license as required by section 327.15 and the following:
(1) a minimum of 15 camping spaces;
(2) modern sanitary facilities (flush, chemical, or incinerator toilets) and drinking water; and
(3) services available 24 hours a day.
    Subd. 5. Rural agricultural business or tourist-oriented business. A rural agricultural
or tourist-oriented business must be open a minimum of eight hours per day, six days per week,
and 12 months per year. However, a seasonal business may qualify if it is open eight hours per
day and six days per week during the normal seasonal period.
History: 1980 c 413 s 4; 1981 c 55 s 5; 1984 c 417 s 10,11; 1985 c 248 s 70; 1988 c 595 s 5;
1989 c 181 s 4; 1996 c 451 art 4 s 70; 1996 c 456 s 16

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