Did you know the Sign Bylaw sets the rules and regulations for both public and private property within City limits?
The City has a Sign Bylaw No. 2719 to regulate the number, size, type, form, appearance and location of signs in the community. Businesses or individuals must obtain a permit before erecting, rebuilding, altering, enlarging, extending, or relocating a sign. Full details regarding types of signs, how to apply for sign permits, and associated fees are explained in the Sign Bylaw No. 2719.
How to Obtain a Sign Permit
Businesses and individuals seeking a sign permit must submit an application to the City. The sign permit application forms are available by contacting City Hall; call 604.465.5454 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application includes the following information:
a) Scaled drawings showing proposed location, type, size, height, colour, sign area, copy area, clearance, construction, colour, finishing material and estimated costs;
b) Names and addresses of the sign applicant, the lot owner, the manufacturer of the sign, and the contractor for the construction of the sign;
c) A letter of authorization from the lot owner if the applicant is not the lot owner; and
d) Details of any existing sign on the lot.
Additional information may be requested by the approver at the City's discretion.
Sign Permit Fees
For a complete listing of associated fees, please review Schedule A of the Sign Bylaw No. 2719.