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Placement Political signs and other signs

According to the City’s Sign Ordinance, Temporary signs are defined in the ordinance as … This includes garage sale, real estate, election, directional, etc. The Ordinance prohibits the placement of temporary signs on City property and in the Road Right of Way (“ROW”). The ROW includes the actual roadway as well as a certain amount of space from the edge of the road onto the adjoining or adjacent property. The ROW is not the same in all parts of the City of Sylvan Lake, but it generally ranges between 10 to 15 feet from the edge of the pavement.

The City wishes to remain consistent in the enforcement of its code of ordinances and to maintain the health, safety, and welfare of the City and its residents – and in particular, to preserve even traffic flow and traffic sight lines.Therefore, please be advised that Temporary signs:Must be placed:

 *at least 10 feet away from the edge of any roadway;
 *on private property; and
 *with the permission of the property owner. 

Signs may not be placed:

 *In a manner that will hinder or obstruct the view of vehicles or pedestrians;
 *Along, or in front of the boulevards on Garland, City Parks or any other City-owned      properties.

Your cooperation is appreciated