St. Albert

ST. ALBERT PORTABLE SIGN BYLAWS

 

St. Albert Portable Sign BylawsEach city has its own rules and regulations to follow regarding the placement of signs as well as permit fees. Here is a quick summary on the Portable Sign Bylaws of the city of St. Albert.

General Sign Regulations include (but not limited to):

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  • No sign shall be constructed or placed in such a way that it is confused with, obstruct or detract any form of traffic control or any other municipal devices.
  • No sign shall be constructed or placed in such a way that it interferes with the safe movement of pedestrians, motor vehicles or the sight lines near roadways.
  • No sign shall be placed on/within a vehicle/trailer (unless it is classified as a motor vehicle sign)
  • The company or person responsible for the placement of a sign must get development permit approval before placing a sign on a site.
  • No sign shall contain an intermittent or flashing light source.
  • No sign shall be placed on a road or median, nor placed within 30.5 meters of any intersection, nor placed within 5 meters of a fire hydrant or any emergency equipment.

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Sign Type Permit No Permit Sign Specifications
A-Board Sign * 0.8sq.m max sign area
1.0m max sign height
Banner Signs * if attached to the side of a building, same dimensional regulations as fascia signs are followed
Billboards * 30sq.m max sign area
8.0m max sign height
Construction Site Identification Sign * 5.0sq.m max sign area
3.5m max sign height
Development Directional Sign * 1.5sq.m max sign area
3.0m max sign height
Developer Marketing Sign * 3.0sq.m max sign area
3.0m max sign height
Directional Signs * 3.0sq.m max sign area
2.5m max sign height
Election Signs * 1.5sq.m max sign area
3.0m max sign height
Fascia Signs * 0.5sq.m max sign area
for more than 0.5sq.m sign area, a permit is required
Freestanding Signs * 7.5sq.m max sign area for frontage less than 30m
additional 1.2sq.m for each additional 10.0m frontage
10.0m max height
Neighbourhood Identification Signs * 6.0sq.m max sign area
3.0m max height
Portable Signs * 5.0sq.m max sign area
2.5m max height
Projecting Signs * 0.5sq.m max sign area
2.5m min.vertical clearance
Promotional Advertising Signs * 2.5sq.m max sign area
Real Estate Signs * 1.5sq.m max sign area
3.0m max sign height
Roof Signs * 8.0sq.m max sign area
3.0m max sign height

The Sign Regulations for the city of St. Albert is stated under Schedule C of the Land-Use Bylaw. Did not find what you were looking for? Here is a detail copy of the Bylaw. St. Albert Portable Sign Bylaw.

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