The Building Department is responsible for issuing Sign Permits regulating permanent and portable signs and other advertising devices, and awnings or marquees which project over a street. Sign Permits ensure that sign structures within the Town of Hanover meet the standards set out in the Ontario Building Code, the Zoning By-Law and Sign By-Law for the Town of Hanover and other applicable legislation.
No temporary or permanent sign, announcement, advertisement, sandwich board sign, notice, portable sign, bicycle stand, vending machine, weigh scales, newsstand, dodgers, hand bill, or similar device for whatever purpose shall be permitted to project over or extend across or be placed upon any public highway, or in any manner be located on any curb, boulevard, sidewalk, tree, hydrant, lamp or utility pole, parking meter or bridge pier, or any other structure within the limits of any street within the Town of Hanover, without the written permission of the Town of Hanover.
You do not need a sign permit for:
If required, the Ministry’s Standard Permit Application and the “Sign Permit” form may have to be accompanied by the following:
To obtain additional information or if you have any questions or concerns regarding the above information, please contact the Building Department.