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160.295 CRITERIA FOR SPECIFIC SERVICE SIGNS.

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.