After initial registering, newsrack owners must re-register annually by November 1 by completing the registration form, linked above.
Newsrack owners must inform DOT in writing immediately of any changes affecting the information provided in their registration, including plans for removing newsracks from the sidewalk.
Newsrack owners must keep for each publication a separate Maintenance Log,
linked above, in which the measures taken to clean newsracks are recorded.
Owners also must keep for a period of three years records documenting the use of materials, employees, contractors, other resources and expenditures to remove graffiti or other unauthorized markings. The logs should be kept on file by the newsrack owner for a period of three years and must be made available to DOT on request.
Newsrack owners are required to certify three times per year that the
newsracks have been repainted, or that best efforts have been made to remove graffiti and other unauthorized markings during the preceding four month period. Owners should submit the completed Certification of Required Maintenance Activities, linked above, by fax or by regular mail to the address listed below. A separate certification should be submitted for each publication. Newsrack owners should submit the certification form according to the following schedule: for the period between September 1 and December 31, the deadline is January 15; for the period between January 1 and April 30, the deadline is May 15; for the period between May 1 and August 31, the deadline is September 15.
An insurance certificate demonstrating compliance with the insurance requirements described under Prerequisites, above, must be submitted annually by December 31 or by the expiration date of the policy, whichever is earlier.