Although the election details and date are not yet confirmed, the town is prepared to accept sign deposits so that candidates are in a position to post their signs once the election date is announced.
Candidates wishing to display election signs within the geographical boundaries of the Town of Oakville must complete and submit an Election Sign Application Form along with a $200 deposit, which may be paid by certified cheque, debit or credit card.
Once the form and deposit have been received, candidates or their agents will be provided with a package of information, including a copy of Sign By-law 2018-153, election sign placement do’s and don’ts (pdf) and a map of Oakville’s arterial roads.
Candidates and their agents are responsible for following the requirements of the Sign By-law. Here are some things you need to know:
For more details on regulations governing election signs please refer to Sign By-law 2018-153, Part 10.
For further information relating to election signs or enforcement of election signs please contact Service Oakville at 905-845-6601.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: