A sign permit is formal permission from the municipality to commence construction of a sign. It means that plans submitted for the sign have been reviewed by the municipality for compliance to the Ontario Building Code, the zoning bylaw and other applicable law.

Sign permits are necessary to ensure that zoning requirements, structural safety standards, and other applicable regulations are met. It's the property owners' responsibility to ensure that a sign permit is obtained when necessary.

Sign permits are required for all types of signs such as but not limited to the following; pedestal signs, ground signs, building fascia signs and roof signs.

Sign permit fees are based on the type of sign:

Sign Permit Fees
 Type of Sign Permit Fee
 Pedestal/ground sign $250
 Building Fascia sign $100
 Roof sign $100


Completed Sign Permit Applications should be submitted to the Planning and Building Services Department. Should you have questions please contact Building Services at (519) 633-2560.

Sign permit fees subject to change without notice.