Signs By-law

The City of Sault Ste. Marie Signs By-law regulates all signs placed on City or private property.

Signs By-law 2017-35 - Regulates the placement of all signs on City or private property. Signs are regulated by type, and by-law provisions outline number, location, size and setbacks of various types of signs.

Phasing Policy for Portable Signs

On February 21, 2017, the new Comprehensive Signs By-law 2017-35 came into effect, which includes among other things, significant changes to portable sign regulations.

The following phasing policy is being implemented for portable signs:
  1. Existing portable sign permits can be renewed anytime between now and May 21, 2017.
  2. Any existing permits renewed prior to May 21, 2017, will have an expiry date of May 21, 2019.
The phasing policy only applies to the renewal of existing legal portable signs with valid permits. All new portable signs will be required to adhere to the new regulations.

If you would like further information please contact:

Contact Us





Civic Centre - Level 5

Our Team