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Commercial Sign Permits

Signage in Nanaimo is regulated through "SIGN BYLAW 1987 NO. 2850", including the size, type and location of signs. Visit the Building Inspections Publications and Forms page under the Signage Guides and Forms section for information and applications pertaining to signage.

The following guides and forms may be of assistance and/or required for your project:
Appointment of Agent Form (required if you are not current registered owner)
Building Permit Application Form
LED/Animated Signs - Guidelines/Operational Requirements
Sign Permit Application Checklist
Sign Permit Information Form
Sign Setback Agreement for Major Roads (Form)
Sign Size Limitations

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