Submitting a Request for Reclassification

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When submitting a request to classify a section of freeway as a landscaped freeway, please do the following:

  • Indicate the reason(s) why a section of freeway should be classified.
  • Include site photographs to support your reason(s) why a section of freeway should be classified.  Include site photographs from multiple viewpoints and identify the viewpoint locations on a Postmile Services aerial image.
  • Address your classification request letter to Mr. Elbert Cox, Principal Landscape Architect. Refer to the sample request letter, Example Letter to Request Reclassification of a Landscaped Freeway.

When submitting a request to declassify a section of freeway classified as a landscaped freeway, please do the following:

  • Clearly state whether you are requesting the declassification of a section of freeway (post mile X to post mile Y) or a spot location (at post mile X) as the location point of reference.
  • Indicate the reason(s) why a section of freeway or spot location should be declassified (e.g. the existing ornamental vegetation landscape plantings have been removed due to a freeway widening project or that the existing ornamental vegetation landscape plantings have died).
  • Include site photographs to support your reason(s) why a section of freeway or spot location should be declassified.  Include site photographs from multiple viewpoints of both sides of the freeway and identify the viewpoint locations on a Postmile Services aerial image.
  • Address your declassification request letter to Mr. Elbert Cox, Principal Landscape Architect. Refer to the sample request letter, Example Letter to Request Reclassification of a Landscaped Freeway.

Appeal Process

If a reclassification request is not granted, the person making the request may appeal this determination to Ms. Karla Sutliff, Project Delivery Deputy Director (Chief Engineer), pursuant to the provisions of Section 2241. Enforcement, (b), of the California Code of Regulations, Outdoor Advertising Regulations.

 

Updated April 4, 2018