There are specific criteria each type of facility must meet to be eligible to participate in the Virginia Logo Signing Program. The following information will help you to determine if your location is eligible. Each facility must provide at a minimum, the following:
|Maximum number of logos per direction
|Maximum distance from interchange of facility
|Minimum period of operation
||Continuous operation, 16 hours per day 7 days per week;
||Be in continuous operation, 12 hours per day, 6 days a week, open by 7 a.m.
||Continuous 24 hour operation, 7 days per week;
||Continuous 24 hour operation, 7 days a week; Seasonal closing up to 120 consecutive days from Nov. 1 to Apr. 1.
||Open at least 8 hours per day, 5 days per week during normal operating season|
|Required service to be provided & other requirements
Provide fuel, oil, tire repair service or information on available tire repair service in area.
Provide compressed air for tire inflation and free water for battery and radiator.
Provide free drinking water and cups.
Provide free restroom facilities with appropriate lock, sink for washing, flush toilet, tissue and sanitary towels or drying devices
|Display valid permit from the State Board of Health in accordance with Section 35.1-18 of the Code of Virginia.
Shall have a menu available.
Shall have and keep in place easily accessible indoor seating at tables or counters to comfortably seat a minimum of 20 adult people.
|Possess valid permit to operate by the State Board of Health in accordance with Section 35.1-18 of the Code of Virginia.
Provide a minimum of 10 lodging rooms with off street parking for each room.
|Possess valid permit to operate by the State Board of health in accordance with Section35.1-18 of the Code of Virginia
Provide overnight accommodations.
Provide space for not less than 10 camping spaces for rent or hire.
Provide off street parking for each overnight camping space.
|Possess licensing or have approval where required.|
Utilizing no other supplemental guide signs at same location.
Sanitary restroom facilities.
Provide adequate parking.
Be of regional interest to the traveling public and on the approval list of eligible facilities
||All of the above except:
12 hours per day 7 days per week;
|All of the above except:
6 hours per day 6 days per week;
|All of the above except:
4 or more rooms for rent
||*See list of approved sites in the table below.|
||Under certain circumstances the Logo Signing Program policies allow for a facility to be "bumped".
*A maximum of 24 total business logo panels can be displayed per direction if space permits.
*A maximum of 6 logos per service type, per interchange, per direction, may be displayed.
*In cases of dispute or other disagreement with the rules, regulation, policies, procedures and criteria, the decision of the State Traffic Engineer shall be final and binding.
*Eligible service establishments may not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, nationality, or creed, or providing accessibility to the facility by the physically handicapped.
*Effective August 1, 2005, two spaces are reserved for establishments with 24 hour 7 days per week operations.
|ATTRACTIONS ACCEPTABLE SITES|
||Park - State|
||Park - Municipal|
||Park - Regional|
||Park - Theme|
||Water Oriented Business|
|Bed and Breakfast
||Colleges and Universities|
||(main campus or satellite facilities)|
||Natural Resource Agencies
||Va. Dept Game & Inland Fisheries|
||- Birding & Wildlife|
|Regional Retail Facilities
||Others as approved by VDOT|
||Park - National
|ATTRACTIONS EXCLUDED SITES|
|Adult Entertainment Facilities
||Drug Rehabilitation Facilities
||Extended Care Facilities
|Industrial Parks or Plants
||Other Religious Sites|
|Local Police/Sheriff Offices
||Mobile Home Parks