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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2016


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 31/16

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 31/16

Highway Sign Regulations, 1999 (Amendment)
under the
Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000

(Filed June 29, 2016)

Under the authority of section 36 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000 I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, June 10, 2016.

Eddie Joyce
Minister of Municipal Affairs

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.3.1 Added
Application for exclusion from regulations

        2.   General Amdt.


NLR 85/99
as amended

        1. The Highway Sign Regulations, 1999 are amended by adding immediately after section 3 the following:

Application for exclusion from regulations

      3.1 Notwithstanding section 3, the minister may exclude a highway or a portion of a highway within a municipal planning area from the application of these regulations where

             (a)  a municipality applies to have a highway or portion of a highway excluded from these regulations;

             (b)  the speed limit of the highway or portion of the highway referred to in paragraph (a) is less than 60 kilometres per hour; and

             (c)  the following departments have reviewed the application and are satisfied that the municipal plan and development regulations of the municipality provide adequate policy guidance and regulatory controls over signage:

                      (i)  Municipal Affairs,

                     (ii)  Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development,

                    (iii)  Transportation and Works, and

                    (iv)  Service Newfoundland and Labrador.

General Amdt.

        2. (1) The regulations are amended by deleting the words "Department of Works, Services and Transportation" wherever they occur and substituting the words "Department of Transportation and Works".

             (2)  The regulations are amended by deleting the words "Department of Government Services and Lands" wherever they occur and substituting the words "Department of Service Newfoundland and Labrador".

             (3)  The regulations are amended by deleting the words "Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation" wherever they occur and substituting the words "Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development".