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Public Information Sign HandoutDEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 1 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Public Information Sign Handout.docx Rev. 01/2019 CITY OF RENTON RULES FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION SIGN(S) Planning Division 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057 Phone: 425-430-7200 | www.rentonwa.gov Public Information Signs are intended to inform the public of potential land development, specific permits/actions being considered by the City, and to facilitate timely and effective public participation in the review process. Public Information Signs are required for all Type II and Type III Land Use Permits, as classified by RMC 4-8-080, except for the following: i. Additional Animals Permit ii. Business Licenses for Home Occupations iii. Temporary Use Permit – Tier II iv. Temporary Emergency Wetland Permit v. Development Permit (special flood hazard) vi. Final Plats vii. Final Short Plats viii. Final Binding Site Plans ix. Mobile Home Park, Final x. Planned Urban Development, final xi. Environmental Review NOTE: The applicant should install the sign(s) before a complete application is submitted, but not more than five (5) days prior. SIGN INSTALLATION SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Size and Appearance of Sign: 4’ x 3’ Sign: A sign with a horizontal dimension of four feet (4’) and a vertical dimension of three feet (3’). All signs shall be prepared using templates, attachable lettering, or printed lettering (see “Illustration 1” for lettering guidelines). Hand-drawn text is unacceptable. Signs meeting all the established criteria may be obtained from any professional sign company. R & R Graphics (425-793-9585), Shine On Signs & Graphics (253-243-7777), and Star Graphics and Sign Co (425-235-8138) are three local sign companies providing this service. Prices vary between sign companies and you are encouraged to consult other sign companies to obtain pricing quotes. A few local companies that provide laminating services are R & R Graphics (425-793- 9585) and FedEx Office Print & Ship Center (206-244-8884). 2 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Public Information Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2017 2. Content of Notice: 4’ x 3’ signs shall include all of the following information/materials (see “Illustration 1” for correct format).  The title “PROPOSED LAND USE ACTION”;  The type of land use or development action proposed;  The name of the proposed project;  Address of the site or location (e.g. 7000 Block of NE 10th St);  City of Renton logo (copy attached);  QR Code (copy attached);  City of Renton address and phone number; and  A laminated site plan or site plan. 3. Number, Placement, and Time of Display: A minimum of one (1) sign is required at each project site. Additional signs may be required for larger sites or for properties with several street frontages. The sign shall be erected at the approximate midpoint of the site’s street frontage and within five feet (5’) of the front lot line or as otherwise directed by the Department for maximum visibility. The sign(s) must be erected in a location that is clearly visible and accessible from the right(s)-of-way abutting the subject property. The sign(s) are prohibited from being located within any clear vision area (a sight triangle as depicted below). 4. Responsibility for Installation, Maintenance and Removal: The applicant is solely responsible for the construction, installation, maintenance, removal, and any costs associated with the sign(s). The applicant shall provide the Planning Division with a notarized “Affidavit of Installation of Public Information Sign(s)” and a photograph of the posted sign that provides context for its location in order for the application to be considered complete. The applicant is required to 3 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Public Information Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2017 maintain the sign in good condition until the applicable appeal period has ended , after which the applicant must remove the sign within seven (7) days. If the sign is removed prior to the end of the appeal period the applicant is responsible for immediate replacement of the sign. 5. Responsibility for Installation of Notices of Environmental Determination and Public Hearings: Once the sign has been installed per the required specifications, the Planning Division will post a supplemental public notice within a space reserved on the sign. The Planning Division will be responsible for posting any environmental determination, notice of hearing, and final decision. 4 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Public Information Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2017 ILLUSTRATION 1: 5 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Public Information Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2017 City logo for Public Information Sign: 6 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Public Information Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2017 DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 7 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Public Information Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2017 AFFIDAVIT OF INSTALLATION OF PUBLIC INFORMATION SIGN Planning Division 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057 Phone: 425-430-7200 | www.rentonwa.gov STATE OF WASHINGTON ) ) SS COUNTY OF KING ) 1. I, ____________________________________, certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Washington that the foregoing is true and correct, being first duly sworn on oath, deposes and says: 2. On the ________ day of _________________________, 20_______, I installed ________ public information sign(s) on the property located at _____________________________ for the following project: Project Name Owner Name 3. I have attached a copy of the neighborhood detail map marked with an “X” to indicate the location of the installed sign. 4. This/these public information sign(s) was/were constructed and installed in location s in conformance with the requirements of Chapter 8 Title 4 of Renton Municipal Code and the City’s “Public Information Signs Installation” handout package. Installer Signature SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this _____ day of _______________, 20_____. NOTARY PUBLIC in and for the State of Washington, residing at . My commission expires on