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The Bridge Banner Program is intended to aid non-profit/charitable organizations or public events in their objectives by providing advertisement space on city overpasses.

These guidelines address placement of signs on Road-right-of-way pursuant to Bylaw 5590, the Traffic Bylaw.

  • Bridge banners may only be placed by way of permit on road-right-of-way at approved locations.
  • A permit may be issued to approved organizations for a total of eight locations per calendar year and for durations not to exceed 14 days at each location. Consecutive terms are not permitted.

Request a Bridge Banner Permit

Please ensure that you have electronic copies of both your Certificate of Insurance and Banner Proof prior to completing this form.


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Terms & Conditions

Bylaw #5590:
A banner will be removed if it does not comply with the guidelines or if the banner exceeds its approved time frame.  If the City of Edmonton is required to remove a banner there will be a fine of $250.00 per banner.




Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP)
This information is being collected under the authority of Section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and will be used for the administration of transportation programs including the bridge banner program. The information may be disclosed to Financial Services but is protected by the privacy provisions of the FOIP Act. If you have any questions regarding the collection, use and disclosure of this information contact Michaela Pfluemer at 780-508-9352.

DATES DESIRED: by week, banners put up on Sunday, removed on Saturday 5pm.
Summer (April to September): applications accepted for a two-week time
Winter (October to March): applications accepted for a four-week time frame







Criteria for Sign and Banner Use

  • Community associations, schools and societies and Alberta Approved Farmers’ Markets
  • All organizations must have active registration with the Government of Alberta, Corporation Registration System (CORES), or the organization must be listed with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) as an active charity
  • The name of the applicant must match the name registered with CORES or CRA
  • Bridge banner applicants must provide a certificate of insurance showing a minimum of two million dollars of general liability insurance

Guidelines

Definitions

Community Association - is a non-governmental association of participating members of a community, such as a neighbourhood, condominium, cooperative, or group of homeowners or property owners in a delineated geographic area.

School - means a structured learning environment through which an education program is offered to a student by way of the Alberta School Act.

Society - means a society incorporated or continued under the Alberta Societies Act and not discontinued. This includes benevolent, philanthropic, charitable, provident, scientific, artistic, literary, social, educational, agricultural, sporting and other useful purposes, but not for the purpose of carrying on a trade or business.

Alberta Approved Farmers’ Markets - is one that has been approved by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry and as such meets the requirements of the program guidelines that have been approved by the Minister.

For More Information

Parks and Roads Services

​16th Floor Edmonton Tower
10111 - 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB
T5J 0J4

Telephone 311
Fax 780-495-0330
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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