We're reviewing the Town of Oakville's sign by-law. We want to make sure the new sign by-law reflects the character and expectations of the community. If you live in Oakville — or own a business or land in Oakville — have your say by telling us what you think in our survey before September 5, 2017. It is anonymous and will take less than 10 minutes.
Local businesses are important to Oakville’s economy and contribute to the town’s vibrant communities. Through the use of signs, local businesses can promote the goods and services they provide to generate business, create brand recognition within the community, and communicate broadly with the public.
The regulations outlined in the town’s current Sign By-law 2006-005 are in place to:
Sign By-law 2006-005 has been in effect for ten years with multiple amendments that have affected the regulation of various sign types including but not limited to mobile signs, fascia signs and advertising signs. A review is needed to ensure the town’s regulations address the needs of local businesses, while reflecting the town’s objectives and unique character.
The four guiding principles of the review are:
In addition to the online public survey, residents and members of the business community will have the chance to share input throughout the review process. Check back late August for more details on public meetings that will be held in September in which you can provide your feedback.
More details on the sign by-law review are available in the staff report presented at the Administrative Services Committee meeting that took place on November 7, 2016.
Have questions about the project? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.