Sign Regulations

Information Required for Applications

Unless the Development Officer specifies that any one or more of the following items need not be sent, the following information is required:
  • Legal description of the land on which the sign is to be located
  • Municipal address (if any)
  • The distance from the property lines, street intersections, sidewalks, buildings
  • All dimensions of the sign structure, including the height and projection of any signs attached to buildings
  • The area and design of the copy face
  • The manner of illumination and/or animation
  • The type of construction and finish
  • The method of support or attachment of the sign  

Sign Permit Application

Download the Application for a Sign Permit

Sign Definitions / Types & Regulations

See the Land Use Bylaw
  • Freestanding signs
  • Awning / canopy signs
  • Wall / fascia signs
  • Signs adjacent to provincially numbered highways in undeveloped areas
  • Billboard signs
  • Murals
  • Digital / illuminated signs
  • Temporary signs
  • Projecting signs
  • Roof signs
  • Free standing portable signs
  • NFP sandwich board signs

Sign Enforcement

Anyone found in contravention of the City of Camrose Sign Regulations, one or more of the following actions may be taken:
  1. A notice in writing to correct the contravention &/or
  2. An order to correct the contravention &/or
  3. In accordance with Section 542 of the Municipal Government Act, the City may enter upon the land and take such action as is necessary to carry out the order.
All costs of action taken by the City to enforce these regulations are the responsibility of the property owner. Such costs include labor, equipment or materials. Should the matter go to court and the owner be found guilty, he/she shall be liable to pay to the City of Camrose all costs. Such costs may include legal fees, investigation, prosecution and any other costs as required for the removal or rectification of the offense. In accordance with Section 5.04 of the City of Camrose Land Use Bylaw #2567/07, the owner may also be subject to a fine of not less than $500 and not more than $2500 plus an additional fine of $500 per day that the offense continues.