Highway Beautification

ORS 377.800
Tourist and motorist informational signs

  • logo signs
  • sign and travel plazas


For the convenience and information of the traveling public, a person may upon obtaining a permit therefor display messages as may be allowed by rule adopted by the Travel Information Council for the particular type of sign on a motorist informational sign, tourist oriented directional sign or logo sign or at a sign plaza or travel plaza.


The Travel Information Council may not erect a travel plaza on public lands without first obtaining consent from the agency that owns the land. [1971 c.770 §9; 1973 c.790 §18; 1975 c.336 §13; 1983 c.111 §4; 2007 c.199 §25]
§§ 377.700 to 377.840

Notes of Decisions

Exclusion of on-premises signs from regulation as outdoor advertising signs is not content-based discrimination against noncommercial speech. Outdoor Media Dimensions, Inc. v. State of Oregon, 150 Or App 106, 945 P2d 614 (1997), aff'd 331 Or 634, 20 P3d 180 (2001)

Imposition of content-neutral regulatory requirements does not infringe on protected speech. Outdoor Media Dimensions v. Department of Transportation, 340 Or 275, 132 P3d 5 (2006)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

City and county "police power" for removal of billboards and signs; compensation or amortization period, (1974) Vol 36, p 1145


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Jun. 26, 2021