Erecting a permanent or temporary sign in the Township of Uxbridge? Make sure to review our Sign By-law, which has  community appearance and safety, and heritage district regulations. It is recommended that you contact the Development Services Department prior to submitting a Sign Permit Application.

The downtown area of the Township of Uxbridge is considered a Heritage District.  Commercial buildings must follow the Heritage Sign Guidelines.  To see if your business or property falls within the Heritage District, please view the Heritage District Map for area details.  Please review our fact sheet for further information and requirements for sign permits required within the Special Sign District.

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 Requirements for sign permit application

Before applying for your sign permit application, please review the Heritage District Map to see if your business or property falls within the Hertiage District Area.  Commercial buildings must follow Heritage Sign Guidelines if you fall within the Heritage District Area.  A helpful fact sheet provides further information and details for sign permits within the Heritage Sign District.

Sign Permit requirements:

  • Font style is welcome to be noted especially in the heritage district
  • Lighting details, if any
  • A building façade showing the proposed sign imposed to scale and showing the dimension (width) (often the building often the size of the sign is related to building façade length)
  • Details of how the sign will be mounted to the building
  • A cross section showing the projection dimension of the sign from the face of the building and height above the sidewalk, if necessary

If your sign requires a variance from the provisions in the Sign By-law, there is an added fee of $290 per review. If you put up your sign before a permit has been issued, you are subject to double the applicable fee.

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