Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-7-.02 - Application for Permit

(1) Applications for permits for the use of speed detection devices shall be on a form prescribed and approved by the Department of Public Safety and shall be submitted to the Special Investigations Division.
(2) Required information to be submitted by applicants shall be, but is not limited to:
(a) The name of the governing authority or Sheriff seeking the permit;
(b) The mailing address of the governing authority or Sheriff seeking the permit;
(c) The name of the party filing the application on behalf of the governing authority or Sheriff;
(d) The highway number, street, or road name the device is to be used on, the speed limit on said roadway, documentation confirming that these speed limits have been approved by the Office of Traffic Operations of the Department of Transportation;
(e) A copy of the "Certificate of Calibration" for each speed detection device in use by the police agency, a copy of the "Speed Detection Device Operators Permit" for each officer certified to operate the speed detection devices, and a copy of the police agency's "Radio Station License";
(f) Responses to all questions or requests for information in the application;
(g) Date of application;
(h) The application must state whether the governing authority or Sheriff erected signs on every highway which comprises a part of the State highway system at that point on the highway which intersects the boundary limits of the governing authority or Sheriff which signs shall warn approaching motorists that the use of such speed detection devices is being employed.
(3) Applications submitted by a governing body shall be accompanied by a certified copy of a resolution of the governing body seeking the permit showing that the governing body approves of and desires the use of speed detection devices for its law enforcement officers. Applications submitted by a Sheriff shall be accompanied by an affidavit executed by the Sheriff certifying that the Sheriff approves and desires the use of speed detection devices by that Sheriff Department's officers.
(4) The application shall state whether the existing speed limits at the specified locations have been determined on the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation as required by the Uniform Rules of the Road (O.C.G.A. § 40-6-181, O.C.G.A. § 40-6-182, O.C.G.A. § 40-6-183, O.C.G.A. § 40-6-184) and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. If so, confirming data must be submitted.
(5) An application which does not include the information required by 570-7-.02(2)(d) will be considered incomplete and shall be returned to the applicant for completion. Incomplete applications will not be accepted by the Department of Public Safety and will not be considered for approval.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 570-7-.02
O.C.G.A. Sec. 40-14-3.
Original Rule entitled "Application for Permit" was filed on September 19, 1968, effective October 8, 1968. Amended: Filed January 2, 1985; effective January 22, 1985. Amended: F. Mar. 11, 1996; eff. Mar. 31, 1996. Amended: Feb. 16, 2000; eff. Mar. 7, 2000. Amended: F. May 18, 2011; eff. June 7, 2011. Amended: F. Jul. 15, 2013; eff. Aug. 4, 2013.

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