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It is important for candidates to be familiar with the regulations respecting elections signs in order to avoid any bylaw infractions or election offences under the Local Government Act.

Below is a copy of the Town’s Sign Bylaw regulations for election sign within the Town’s jurisdiction and the Ministry’s policy regarding election signs being posted on provincial highway rights-of-way.

Town of Sidney Sign Bylaw No. 2058
 - signs (4x4 ft max) not to be posted until nomination documents have been filed with the Chief Election Officer.

Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure Policy 
- signs not to be posted until start of Campaign Period - on September 22.

Pursuant to section 153 of the Local Government Act, a person must not display or post election advertising within 100 metres of a building where voting proceedings are being conducted at the time.  Accordingly, please see below for a map illustrating the 100 metre restriction on voting days.

Town Hall - Advance Voting Days on Wednesday, October 10 and Wednesday October 17
Mary Winspear Centre – General Voting Day on Saturday, October 20