Edmonton Portable Sign

City of Edmonton

Road Sign Bylaws

Temporary On-premises Signs means any sign that is relocatable or removable from a site and used for advertising of a limited duration.

The copy on such a sign identifies or advertises a business, activity, product, service or entertainment located on the premises or site where the sign is displayed. These permits may be valid up to 365 days.

  • Permission from the landowner or representing agent is required in order to obtain a valid permit. A valid business license to operate from that site is required.
  • no sign shall be placed on a site prior to the site being issued development permit approval. Subject to zoning
    • up to 5 signs per property are permitted at any time
    • must maintain a separation distance of 100 ft from another portable sign.
  • No part of the sign may project past the property line or obstruct traffic view
  • Portable signs must be on the business property and represent the business activity. They can not advertise a third party.
  • City of Edmonton Permits are valid for a duration they have been applied for; 90 days or 1 year. At which time they can be reapplied for.
  • Permits valid for up to 14 days, locations selected from an extensive list of predetermined sites on public land throughout the city.
  • Each NP has an allowance of 8 permits per year.

The above regulations are summarized for the reader’s convenience. The Bylaws are always subject to their interpretation of the regulations in favor of the City of Edmonton. The City may change the signage bylaws at any time. Detailed information may be found on their website.