Signs

You will need a sign permit for your portable or non-portable signs in the Town of New Tecumseth under our Sign by-law. Please use our sign permit application form to apply. If you are building a permanent wall or setting up a ground sign, you will need a building permit.

Sign permit fees

The sign permit application fees depends on the type of sign that you're setting up.

Signs not located on or over municipal property

Sign type

Fees

Sign face is 1 sq. metre (10 sq. ft.) or less

$76 per sign

Sign face is greater than 1 sq. metre (10 sq. ft.)

$76 for the first sq. metre and $29 per additional sq. metre.

Portable/Mobile sign

$176 per sign and per occasion (maximum of 30 days per occasion and up to 3 occasions per calendar year)

Sandwich board sign

$105 per sign

Billboard sign

$76 per application and $23 per sq. metre.

Short term signs

If you have a short term sign, then the fees is $76  for the first sq. metre and $29 per additional sq. metre. The permit is valid for 15 days. The sign duration cannot exceed 45 days per calendar year.

Signs located on or over municipal property

Sign type

Fees

Sign face is 1 sq. metre (10 sq. ft.) or less

$135 per sign

Sign face is greater than 1 sq. metre (10 sq. ft.)

$135 for the first sq. metre and $29 per additional sq. metre.

Portable/Mobile sign

$176 per sign and per occasion (Maximum of 30 days per occasion and up to 3 occasions per calendar year)

Sandwich board sign

$135 per sign

Short-term signs covering municipal property

If you have a short-term sign, then the fees is $135 for the first sq. metre and $29 per additional sq. metre. The permit is valid for a 15-day occasion. The sign duration for that occasion cannot exceed 45 days per calendar year.

Community association, non-profit and charitable organizations

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Emergency 911 signs for farm and rural property owners

The Town of New Tecumseth continues to provide a 50 percent reduction in the cost of a 911 emergency sign for the first 50 farm or rural property owners wishing to purchase a sign for their farm or rural property (reduced cost of $55.50). For more information, please call  705-435-3900  Ext. 1260