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Minnesota Logos Eligibility Criteria

Gas

  • Vehicle services including gas or alternative fuels and oil
  • Restroom facilities and drinking water
  • Continuous, staffed operation at least 12 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Public access to a telephone
  • Maximum distance of service: 3 miles in Urban and 15 miles in Rural

Food

  • Provide at least 2 meals a day during normal mealtimes of breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Continuous, staffed food service operation at least 6 days a week except holidays
  • Seating capacity for at least 20 people
  • Restroom facilities
  • State or local licensing or approval, where required
  • Public access to a telephone
  • Maximum distance of service: 3 miles in Urban and 15 miles in Rural

Lodging

  • Adequate sleeping accommodations
  • Restroom facilities
  • State or local licensing or approval, where required
  • Public access to a telephone
  • Maximum distance of service: 3 miles in Urban and 15 miles in Rural

Camping

  • Sites for camping
  • Parking accommodations for each campsite
  • Restroom facilities and drinking water
  • State or local licensing or approval, where required
  • Maximum distance of service: 10 miles in Urban and 15 miles in Rural

Attraction

  • Historic Site or District

    • Historic sites shall have definite historical significance as determined and approved by the MN Historical Society and State Signing Engineer.
      • Requests shall be forwarded to the State Signing Engineer.
    • Historic District requests shall be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
      • Requests will be accepted from a local government agency and shall contain the following:
        • A map of the district
        • Photographic evidence of street signage. Historic district boundaries must be distinguishable through local street signage.
        • Evidence that the district is providing information regarding the district in a publically accessible location within the district such as a self-service kiosk or welcome center. Include the location of the kiosk, hours open to the public, and a copy of the information provided to the public, such as a pamphlet
      • Requests shall be forwarded to the State Signing Engineer
  • Cultural Site

    • Sites shall be limited to include any facility for the live performing arts, exhibits, or concerts. In lieu of hours of operation, the facility must have a seating capacity of 2,500 seats and hold at least 50 events per year.

Pharmacy

  • Continuous operations 24-hours per day, 7 days per week
  • State-licensed pharmacist present and on duty at all times
  • Maximum distance of service: 3 miles for Urban and 3 miles for Rural