Collage of signs

Sign By-law framework and regulations

The Sign By-law applies to all signs on private property, including signs encroaching over a street or lane.

The by-law doesn't apply to the following:

  • Signs located in streets, lanes, or in public parks
  • Signs located inside a building that aren't visible or intended to be visible from a street
  • Signs required by law

Introductory framework

Sign district regulations

Other administrative provisions

General schedules

Schedules that list all the CD-1 zoning districts that have been assigned to a sign district:

Any CD-1 zone not listed in Schedule A or B is assigned to the Residential Sign District.


Review the Sign Fee By-law (110 KB) for more information about fees.

Current applications

Sign By-law amendment applications 

688 Hamilton St - Queen Elizabeth Theatre (RZ-2020-00038)

  • In progress
  • Application received September 21, 2020

We've received an application to amend the existing Sign By-law for four signs at 688 Hamilton St (Queen Elizabeth Theatre).

Find more information on this proposal and provide your feedback