Non-Digital Display Signs

Application Checklist

To receive a timely decision on your application, please ensure that your application is clear, legible and accurate. If any part of your application is missing, unreadable or inaccurate, your application will be deemed incomplete, and a decision will not be rendered.

Your Application Must Include


  1. A letter of consent from the registered owner of the land or their agent
  2. A completed application form
  3. Payment of applicable Development Fees, as per Master Rates Schedule E
  4. Two (2) copies of a site plan, in metric (minimum scale 1:100) showing:
    1. Location of all existing and proposed utilities (either underground or overhead)
    2. Streets (labelled)
    3. An outline of the sign and where it is in relation to the site
    4. Distance from sign to the property lines
    5. Distance from sign to any registered easement or utility right-of-way
    6. Existing billboards, directional, free-standing, neighbourhood identification and portable signs location
    7. Existing and proposed signs, showing distances to:
      1. existing buildings on the site
      2. all portable signs within 30 metres
      3. all freestanding signs within 25 metres
      4. all billboard signs within 25 metres
      5. all directional signs
      6. property lines adjoining public property
      7. utility rights-of-way and easements within 10 metres
    8. Location of the proposed sign (including dimensions)
    9. Distance from the proposed sign to the property lines
  5. Two (2) copies of sign plans, in metric (minimum scale 1:100) showing:
    1. Copy to be placed on the sign (for all signs except portable signs)
    2. Dimensions of the sign
    3. Distance between the bottom of the sign and finished grade (if the sign is elevated above grade)
    4. Sign details - means of supporting the sign (pylons, guy wires, brackets, bracing)
    5. Physical form of the sign (cabinet, box, individual letters, symbols)
  6. Two (2) copies of elevation plans of the sign or building facade on which the sign is mounted (minimum scale 1:100) showing:
    1. a) Mounting frames, doors, windows, eave-line and the roofline of the building
    2. For a flat-roof building with a parapet; include level of the roof surface behind the parapet wall

The Development Officer may require additional plans and information considered necessary to properly evaluate the proposed development, as per Section 3.3(4) of Land Use Bylaw 9/2005.


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Last edited: November 10, 2019