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Sign by-law 2018-153 (as amended) provides regulations of various sign types including elections signs, mobile signs, fascia signs and advertising signs.
A Sign By-law visual guide can assist with understanding the sign types included in the by-law. This guide contains photographs of various sign types that are defined and regulated in the Sign By-law.
NOTE: PDFs of by-laws available on this website are for information and reference only. For the most recent and up to date by-law information, please contact the Municipal Enforcement Services department at firstname.lastname@example.org. A consolidated by-law is one that includes some or all changes ("amendments") that have been made to it.
Completed application packages may be submitted by email.
Find the sign application you are looking for on this page to find out what documentation is required.
Once your application is completed, please send the full package by email to email@example.com. An email with payment instructions will be sent upon receipt of a complete application by Enforcement Services.
Completed applications with payment by cheque will also continue to be accepted by mail to:
Municipal Enforcement Services
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
Under by-law, signs permitted for a specified period of time will now be classified as Temporary signs. Temporary signs will incorporate the following sign types: