Election signs are permitted on private property, provided that:

  • The property owner, tenant, or occupant of the property consents

  • Only one election sign per Registered Candidate or Third Party Advertiser

  • The election sign does not interfere with the safe operation of vehicular traffic or impair the safety of pedestrians

  • No election sign shall be located so as to obstruct or impede any fire escape, fire exit, door, window, scuttle, skylight, flue or air intake or exhaust nor so as to prevent or impede the free access of emergency personnel to any part of a building including emergency water connections and/or fire hydrants

  • In a rural residential area or on a farm, election signs shall only be erected within the portion of private property being maintained for residential purposes

  • Within heritage districts, election signs are not permitted on the abutting municipal boulevard

Election signs are permitted on City and Regional property in the following locations:

  • A boulevard adjoining a residential lot, where the property owner has consented to the erection of the election sign

  • On municipal and regional road allowances at the designated intersections and they must comply with the following:

    • No more than two election signs per Registered Candidate or Third Party Advertiser are permitted at any designated intersection

    • No portion of an election sign shall be located within three metres of the curb, the edge of the travelled highway, or the shoulder of the highway

    • No portion of any election sign shall be located within one metre of a sidewalk

    • Election signs shall be erected within 50 metres of the corner, but shall not be erected within the sight triangle

    • Election signs on public property are prohibited in heritage districts

  • View Election Sign Map [PDF]

  • Election Sign Placement Restriction Diagram [PDF]

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