A development permit is required for most signs within the City of Grande Prairie. Depending on the scope of the sign, an electrical permit may be required.
Land use Bylaw C-1260, Schedule B outlines our bylaw requirements for signs. Please note:
Portable signs do not require a development permit, but they must meet the requirements of Schedule B., Section 4.10
Digital signs (Electronic Message Display signs) are permitted but must meet the requirements for the type of sign (fascia, freestanding or billboard) as well as the requirements under Section 5.2 of Schedule B. All digital signs are discretionary use.
A sign is any structure, device, light, or fixture intended to be seen and used to identify, advertise or attract attention to any person, object, product, event, place, organization, institution, development, business, group, profession, enterprise or industry and is intended to be seen from on or off the site where the sign is located.