The Traffic Bylaw regulates the placement of signs on roadways, light standards and other public areas that have vehicle or pedestrian traffic.

Placing a sign illegally on City of Edmonton property is a bylaw offence with a fine of $250. Review the Traffic Bylaw for more information.

The Sign Rules and Regulations for placement of signs on City property are easy to follow.

There are 5 types of signs:

  • Poster
  • Sandwich board
  • Open house
  • Temporary
  • Election

Reporting Your Concerns

If you have a concern about a sign:

  • Call 311
  • Record the address of the sign and a description of the problem
  • Provide your name, address, phone number and the details of your concern in case your testimony is required in court
  • Municipal Enforcement Officers investigate all reported bylaw violations on private property