Edmonton Signage Bylaws

A big part of the signage process is getting the paperwork in order.  

Whether you want permanent building signage, pylons, or temporary promotional signs around the city, there are many guidelines outlining what you legally can and can't do. Here are some things you should keep in mind when planning for your new sign.


  1. The City of Edmonton has a no tolerance enforcement program in effect. Placing a sign illegally on City of Edmonton property is a bylaw offence with a fine of $250. 

  2. It is possible to apply and receive permits that allow you to place appropriate signage in places that bylaws typically won't allow.

  3. Temporary, portable signs need a development permit to be on private property.

  4. All signage permits require a require a site survey, as of spring 2017.


Bylaw technicalities can be hard to understand if you aren't in the sign industry. We have made it our business to know how to handle bylaws and create and implement signs that abide by all City codes. Ready to let us take care of complex applications, permits and sign parametersGive us a call today!

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