Federal election sign regulations

With the federal election taking place fall 2019, there are different rules and regulations for displaying election signs.

Regulations in the District of North Vancouver

In the District, you are not permitted to place election signs in the following locations:

  • Utility poles
  • On or in front of District flower or shrub beds
  • Highway medians
  • Highway within 100 m of District Municipal Hall

All signs must be removed within eight days of voting day. Signs placed in prohibited areas may be removed by an enforcement officer.

Street and traffic bylaw

Sign bylaw

Elections Canada regulations

Elections Canada governs the regulations for signage during all federal elections. Political signs displayed outside of federal election periods are not regulated by Elections Canada.

Learn about Elections Canada's election sign rules

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure regulations

The Ministry of Transportation oversees regulations for election and referendum signs on highway rights-of-way.

View the Ministry's rules and regulations for election signs