SHERWOOD PARK

SHERWOOD PARK PORTABLE SIGN BYLAWS

Each city has its own bylaws concerning the usage and placement of portable signs. Below is a quick summary on the sign regulations for Sherwood Park.

General Sign Regulations include (but not limited to):

  • All temporary signs that require a permit must have the name and phone number of the sign contractor or sign owner displayed in a visible location on the sign.
  • No sign shall be constructed or placed in such a way that its position, shape, colour, format or illumination, obstructs the view of, or may be confused with an official traffic control device.
  • Signs shall not have the following structures attached to it: ribbons, pennants or streamers, balloons, spinners or other similar devices.
  • No sign shall display lights resembling flashing, intermittent, or scintillating motion usually associated with danger or those used by police, fire, ambulance and other emergency vehicles.
Sign Type Sign Specifications Notes
Agricultural Identification Sign 5.9sq.m max area
3.0m max height
Agricultural or Residential Business Sign Residential Business Sign:
urban service area – 0.37sq.m max area
outside service area – 1.5sq.m max area (for fascia sign), 1.5sq.m max area and 2.44m max height (for freestanding sign)Agricultural Sign:
fascia sign – 1.5sq.m max area
freestanding sign – 1.5sq.m max area, 2.44m max height
not be illuminated residential business sign in Urban Service area, must be a fascia sign residential business sign outside Urban Service area, must be a fascia sign or a freestanding sign agricultural business sign, must be a fascia sign or freestanding sign
Banner Sign max area is 25% of the wall to which it is attached
Construction Sign 2.8sq.m max area
3.0m max height
Directional Sign location dependent
Election Sign 1.5sq.m max area, 2.0m max height in districts within the Urban Service Area and other hamlet areas, other than parks and services districts or residential districts5.0sq.m max area, 3.0m max height in districts within the Urban Service Area and other hamlet areas, other than parks and services districts or residential districts limited to an a-frame sign or regular post sign
Entrance Sign 5.0sq.m max sign area
max copy area of 50% of sign area
3.0m max height
3.0m max width
Fascia Sign max copy area:
25% or 9.3sq.m of primary building face, whichever is less10% or 3.25sq.m of secondary building face, whichever is less
2.44m min. clearance
Freestanding Changeable Copy Sign location dependent
Free Standing Rotating Sign 3.0m max height
3.5sq.m max sign copy area
maximum of four sign faces
Flag Sign 2.5sq.m max area
10.5m max height
3.5m min. clearance
Menu Board Sign 3.0sq.m max sign area
3.0m max sign height
Non-Permanent Changeable Copy Sign 5.0sq.m maximum sign area
3.0m max height
3.0m max width
not be illuminated or include audio
Open House Sign 0.55sq.m max area
0.9m max height
limited to an a-frame sign
Private Sale Sign 0.55sq.m max area
0.9m max height
limited to an a-frame sign or regular post sign
Real Estate Sign residential district:
1.5sq.m max area, 1.8m max height commercial, industrial, institutional or agricultural:
6.0sq.m max area, 4.0m max height
limited to a regular post sign
Show Home Sign 3.0sq.m max area
3.0m max height
Window Sign residential:
0.28sq.m max copy area agricultural:
0.5sq.m max copy area commercial:
50% of window area of primary building face, 25% of secondary building face

The sign regulations of Sherwood Park is stated under Section 10 of the Land Use Bylaw. Did not find what you were looking for? Here is a detailed copy of the bylaw: Sherwood Park Portable Sign Bylaws

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