§ 173.01 Declaration of Policy
§ 173.02 Definitions
§ 173.025 Municipal Identification Sign
§ 173.03 Road Advertising Permit Within Scenic Area
§ 173.04 Scenic Area; Scenic Easement; Federal Funds
§ 173.05 Acquisition of Property
§ 173.06 Rules Relating to Road Advertising
§ 173.07 Road Advertising Permit Application, Renewal
§ 173.08 Excluded Road Advertising Devices
§ 173.081 Directional Sign
§ 173.0851 State Energy City
§ 173.086 Recycling Center Sign
§ 173.09 Violations, Remedies
§ 173.10 Conflict of Laws
§ 173.11 Chapter Violations, Misdemeanor
§ 173.12 Applicability
§ 173.13 Permit to Advertise Along Interstate and Primary Highways
§ 173.15 Prohibited Advertising Devices
§ 173.155 Changeable Electronic Variable Message Signs
§ 173.16 Advertising Device in Business Area
§ 173.17 Removal of Advertising Device; Compensation
§ 173.171 Vegetation Control; Visibility; Agreement
§ 173.185 Agreement With Federal Government; Rules
§ 173.20 Conflict of Laws
§ 173.21 Chapter Violations; Misdemeanor; Injunctive Relief
§ 173.231 Fees; Proceeds to Trunk Highway Fund
§ 173.25 Availability of Federal Aid
§ 173.26 Exemption for Old Advertising Device in Business Area
§ 173.265 Outdoor Advertising Devices; Removal; Maintenance
§ 173.27 Citation

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes > Chapter 173 - Signs and Billboards Along Highways

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Minor: means an individual under the age of 18. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • state: extends to and includes the District of Columbia and the several territories. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Tax: means any fee, charge, exaction, or assessment imposed by a governmental entity on an individual, person, entity, transaction, good, service, or other thing. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44