Each city has it’s own Bylaws concerning the usage and placement of portable signs. Below is a quick summary on the sign regulations for Spruce Grove.

General Sign Regulations include (but not limited to):

  • No sign shall be of such size or design as to, in the opinion of the Development Officer, obstruct the vision of persons using roads abutting the parcel.
  • The Development Officer may require the removal of any permanent sign which in his opinion is, or has become unsightly, or is in such a state of disrepair as to constitute a hazard.
  • Quality, aesthetic appearance, finishing of sign and landscaping shall reflect the standard in the district to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
  • No trees or plant material shall be removed or damaged to prepare a site for a sign unless new trees are planted or landscaping is introduced to improve the site.
  • Signs shall not contain statements, words or pictures that are undesirable, offensive or contrary to the amenities of the neighbourhood.
  • All sign require a permit unless stated otherwise by the Bylaw.
  • When a sign cannot be clearly categorized as one of the sign types defined in this Bylaw, the Development Officer shall determine the sign type and applicable controls.
Leduc Bylaws Portable Signs
Sign Type # of Signs / Distance / Placement
Sign Specifications
Billboard Signs between signs 100.0m (328.0ft)between billboard and permanent free-standing sign 25.0m (82.0ft)between billboard and principal building on a parcel 10.0m (32.8ft)from an intersection 30.0m (98.4ft) 19.0sq.m (204.5sq.ft) max areano part of the sign is more than 9.0m (29.5ft) above ground
Free-standing permanent signs 1 per site with less than 60m (196.9ft) frontage1 per frontage for corner lots 0.3sq.m (3.2sq.ft) max area for each meter of street frontage to a maximum of 19sq.m (204.3sq.ft)
Identification Signs 6.0sq.m (64.5ft) max face area1.3m (4.3ft)max height
Inflatable Signs 8m (26.2ft) max height5m (16.4ft) when placed on roof or within 30m (98.4ft) of a residential district
Portable Signs 7.0sq.m (75.3sq.ft) max area3.0m (9.8ft) max height
Signs With Electronic Message Display 1 per 100.0m (328.0ft) for signs with a face area between 1.0sq.m (10.76sq.ft) – 2.3sq.m (24.75sq.ft)1 per 200.0m (656.16ft) for signs with face area greater than 2.3sq.m (24.75sq.ft) 6.0sq.m (64.5sq.ft) max face area
Wall Signs not more than 20% of the wall is covered


The Sign Regulations of the city of Leduc is stated under Part IX of the Land-Use Bylaw. Did not find what you were looking for? Here is a detailed copy of the Bylaw. Leduc Portable Sign Bylaws.

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