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Public Outreach Sign HandoutDEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 1 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Pub Outreach Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2016 CITY OF RENTON RULES FOR PUBLIC OUTREACH SIGN(S) Planning Division 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057 Phone: 425-430-7200 | www.rentonwa.gov Public Outreach Signs are intended to supplement information provided by Public Information Signs by allowing an applicant to develop a personalized promotional message for the proposed development. The sign is also intended to provide the public with a better sense of proposed development by displaying a colored rendering of the project and other information that lends greater understanding of the project. Public Outreach Signs are required for preliminary plat applications, Planned Urban Development applications, and projects with an estimated value equal or greater than ten million dollars ($10,000,000), unless an exemption is approved by the Administrator. Specific exemptions are provided for the construction or alteration of public facilities, the co nstruction or alteration of airplane manufacturing facilities, and development within the Employment Area Land Use Designation. SIGN SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Size and Appearance of Sign: The sign must have a vertical dimension of four feet (4’) and a horizontal dimension of eight feet (8’). All signs shall be prepared using templates, attachable lettering, or printed lettering; hand-drawn text is unacceptable. 2. Content of Sign: At a minimum, the sign must include:  The name of the proposed development;  The site address;  Consultants providing expertise with respect to the development (e.g., engineering, architecture, general contractor, etc.);  A brief description of the proposed development;  A colored rendering of the proposed development (e.g., three -dimensional building elevation or a detailed site plan for subdivisions);  An estimated completion date; and  Other information required by the Administrator. 3. Number, Placement, and Time of Display: A minimum of one 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 with in five feet (5’) of the front lot line or as otherwise directed by the Department for maximum visibility. The sign(s) must be erected 2 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Pub Outreach Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2016 in a location that is clearly visible and accessible from the right of way(s) abutting the subject property. The sign(s) are prohibited from being located within any clear vision area. The sign must be installed prior to the application submittal. The applicant shall provide the Planning Division with a notarized “Affidavit of Installation of Public Outreach Sign(s)” and a p hotograph in order for the application to be considered complete. The sign shall not be removed until a Certificate of Occupancy (including a temporary certificate) is issued for the development. 4. Responsibility for Installation, Maintenance and Removal: The applicant shall be solely responsible for the construction, installation, maintenance, removal, and any costs associated with the sign(s). 5. Sign Construction/Installation Specifications: Although the content of a Public Outreach Sign is highly dependent on the applicable development, the font type and size, as well as the construction shall be comparable to the specifications provided by “Illustration 1.” Below is an example of a Public Outreach Sign: DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 3 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\Pub Outreach Sign Handout.docx Rev. 02/2016 AFFIDAVIT OF INSTALLATION OF PUBLIC OUTREACH SIGN Planning Division 1055 South Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057 Phone: 425-430-7200 | www.rentonwa.gov STATE OF WASHINGTON ) ) SS COUNTY OF KING ) _______________________________________________________________, being first duly sworn on oath, deposes and says: 1. On the ________ day of ________________, 20_____, I installed ______ public outreach sign(s) on the property located at _____________________________________ for the following project: Project Name Owner Name 2. I have attached a copy of the neighborhood detail map marked with an “X” to indicate the location of the installed sign. 3. This/these public information sign(s) was/were constructed and installed in locations in conformance with the requirements of Chapter 7 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