Remember to keep trees and utility poles clear of signage


The City of Nanaimo would like to remind everyone that placing signs or notices on utility wires, poles, supports, trees or other living vegetation is not allowed. We encourage you to find more suitable, approved locations to promote your cause or event.

For information on where signage is allowed, please see the online version of this news release.

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Key Points

  • Signs must be installed and maintained in accordance with City regulations.
  • Sign installations that do not follow City regulations may result in signs being impounded or fines being issued.
  • These regulations are in place to reduce sign pollution.


"Please help us reduce visual pollution by ensuring your signs are installed correctly."

Manager of Bylaw, Regulation & Security
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • Further information regarding signs may be obtained from the City of Nanaimo Planning and Development Section by calling 250-755-4429.


Rod Davidson
Manager of Bylaw, Regulation & Security
City of Nanaimo

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