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Please note: The Building Department will no longer accept permit applications by email effective November 1, 2023. Permits can be applied for online via My Permits Portal or in-person at the Building Department front counter (2nd floor of City Hall).
Anyone who is interested in placing an indoor sign on a property.
For all outdoor signs, please refer to the Sign Permit.
New! You can now apply for your Electrical Permit - Indoor Sign online by logging into My Permits Portal.
For any structure or advertising device, visible from any street that is used to attract the attention of the general public. Signs can be placed in a variety of locations such as on an awning, canopy, face of a building (fascia), roof, window or on their own as a free-standing sign.
Please contact the Planning Department to speak to a Sign Bylaw Technician before getting started.