City of St. Albert Road Sign Bylaws
Temporary Signs in st. Albert
“Temporary Sign” means a sign, not permanently installed or in a fixed position, placed for a limited period of time.
“Portable Sign” means a temporary sign, with changeable copy, designed to be readily relocated.
- no sign shall be placed on a site prior to the site being issued development permit approval.
- a portable sign is a permitted use in C1, C2, CC, RC, ICC, and CIS Districts.
- a portable sign may be located in UR, P, PS and IF districts upon discretionary approval
- Portable signs in St. Albert must be on the business property and represent the business activity. They can not advertise for a third party.
- Portable signs must:
- be located no less than 1.5 m from any property line; and
- maintain a separation distance of 30 m from another portable sign.
- In C2, RC and CC districts, portable signs are limited to a maximum of 1 sign for sites with frontages up to 30m.
- In C2, RC and CC districts, portable signs are limited to a maximum of 2 signs per site for sites with frontages greater than 30 m, but in no case is more than 1 sign per business allowed.
- In the ICC district, a portable sign must be separated by a minimum of 400 m from another portable sign.
- City of St Albert Permits are valid for a duration they have been applied for; 3, 6 or 12 months. At which time they can be reapplied for.
- Third party advertising is not permitted
The above regulations are summarized for the reader’s convenience. The Bylaws are always subject to their interpretation of the regulations in favor of the City of St. Albert. The City may change the signage bylaws at any time. Detailed information may be found on their website.