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New Hampshire Logos Eligibility Criteria

Gas

  • Shall offer for sale on the premises motor oil, water, and at least 2 grades of motor fuel
  • Shall be open for business continuously from at least 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at least 6 days per week
  • Shall offer sanitary restroom facilities intended and signed for public use
  • Shall have an on-premise attendant, or person who is available, to take money, make change, and provide access to the required facilities
  • Shall be located within 3 miles of the highway in rural areas, and 1 mile in urban areas

Food

  • Continuous service hours which shall cover a minimum of two (2) of the standard meals of breakfast, lunch, or dinner, at least six (6) days per week
  • Shall offer sanitary restroom facilities intended and signed for public use
  • Indoor seating and tables for at least 20 patrons
  • Shall include super markets and mall food courts provided that they comply with the provisions outlined above
  • If located in a structure together with establishments other than the food service, including, but not limited to a mall, plaza, or complex, facility shall have:
    • An entrance leading directly to the food service establishment clearly marked along the intersecting highway;
    • Additional trailblazing signage inside the mall, plaza, or complex, directing to the entrance of the food service establishment, if the direct entrance to the establishment is not visible from the intersecting highway;
    • A clearly marked entrance to the food service establishment, signed on the outside of the structure;
    • Access to the food service establishment without having to pass through an unrelated service not eligible for a logo sign, provided that a gift shop or area operated as an accessory part of the food service establishment shall not be considered an unrelated service;
    • A logo sign panel that does not contain a trade name, trademark, or information unrelated to the specific business name under which the food service commonly operates.

Lodging

  • For all types of lodging, facility must provide the following during all hours of operation:
    • Overnight accommodations 7 nights per week during its operating season;
    • Bathing facilities for patrons;
    • On-site parking, or valet parking services, for all patrons;
  • If styled as a hotel, motel, inn, or cabin, provide a minimum of 10 separate sleeping rooms offered individually for rent to the public;
  • If styled as a bed and breakfast: Provide a minimum of 3 separate sleeping rooms offered individually for rent to the public; Offer one or more meals to guests in a dining area separate from the sleeping rooms; and Be principally engaged in the business activity of providing overnight lodging;
  • However styled, facility must contains units owned on a timeshare basis by a person or entity other than the applicant
  • Provide written assurance to the Bureau that 10 or more units are identified each day as available for the overnight accommodation of a traveler who is not a timeshare guest or has not pre-registered at the facility;
  • Shall be a facility subject to the terms and regulations of RSA 353
  • Shall be a facility registered with the Department of Revenue Administration for the collection of meals and rentals tax due and owing to the state.
  • Shall be located within three (3) miles of the highway in rural areas, and 1 mile in urban areas

Camping

  • Shall be open a minimum of seven (7) days per week, 365 days per year, unless designated as seasonal
  • Shall offer at least ten (10) camp sites and ten (10) parking spaces
  • Shall have hook-ups for water and electrical service
  • Camping facilities that offer sites for recreational vehicles shall offer sanitary disposal facilities
  • Shall be located within 5 miles in rural areas, 5 miles in urban areas

Attraction

      Categories of businesses eligible for an Attraction sign may include:

      • Theaters
      • Museums
      • Scientific/Geological
      • Historical Sites
      • Historical Districts
      • Public Sports Facilities
      • Alpine Ski Areas
      • Nordic Ski Areas
      • Exposition/Convention
      • Amusement Parks
      • Zoos
      • Local Scenic/Recreational Tours and Rides
      • Race Track Facilities
      • Shopping Mall and Plaza/Center
      • Public and Private Secondary Schools: Small Colleges and Universities
      • Major Outpatient Health Care Facilities
      • NH State Owned and Operated Liquor and Wine Outlets
      • Visitor Information Centers
      • Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries