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.
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.
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.
Criteria for Sign and Banner Use
- Community Associations, Schools, and Societies and Alberta Approved Farmers’ Markets as defined above
- 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