Draft Amendments to the Sign By-Law #65 of 2014

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At its meeting scheduled for September 13, 2021, Sarnia City Council will give consideration to proposed amendments to Sign By-Law #65 of 2014. The minor amendments, which serve to recognize third party advertising during elections, are summarized below:

Current

Proposed

"Election Sign" means a temporary sign advertising any political party or candidate participating in the election for public office or referendum item.

Election Sign” means a sign advertising, promoting, supporting or opposing the election of a political party, a candidate for public office, or a “yes” or “no” answer to a question on the ballot in a federal, provincial or municipal election.

9.5.1 No election sign shall be installed until the candidate is officially registered in a Federal, Provincial, Municipal or School Board election.

9.5.1 No election sign shall be installed until:

i. The issuance of writs for a provincial or federal election.

ii. The first day of the nomination period for a Municipal Elections.

ii. The Candidate has filed their nomination with the City Clerk for a municipal election.


A copy of the consolidated Sign By-Law and the draft Amendments can be found in the ‘Documents’ section of this page.

Questions regarding these amendments can be directed to the Office of the City Clerk at 519-332-0330, ext. 3320 or by email to clerks@sarnia.ca.

Written comments regarding this matter should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Department no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, August 16, 2021 directed to the attention of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, Sarnia City Hall, 255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia, Ontario, N7T 7N2, or by e-mail to clerks@sarnia.ca

*Personal Information Collection Notice - The City of Sarnia collects personal information from the public feedback made to the City of Sarnia and/or its Committees under the legal authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Public feedback to proposals is considered to be public record pursuant to the Act. Please be aware that if you are submitting correspondence to the City of Sarnia relating to a proposal, your name, contact information and communications may become part of the public record that will be available to the general public. Questions about this collection should be addressed to the City Clerk, 2nd floor, City Hall, 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia, ON N7T 7N2. Tel. 519-519-0330. Email: clerks@sarnia.ca

At its meeting scheduled for September 13, 2021, Sarnia City Council will give consideration to proposed amendments to Sign By-Law #65 of 2014. The minor amendments, which serve to recognize third party advertising during elections, are summarized below:

Current

Proposed

"Election Sign" means a temporary sign advertising any political party or candidate participating in the election for public office or referendum item.

Election Sign” means a sign advertising, promoting, supporting or opposing the election of a political party, a candidate for public office, or a “yes” or “no” answer to a question on the ballot in a federal, provincial or municipal election.

9.5.1 No election sign shall be installed until the candidate is officially registered in a Federal, Provincial, Municipal or School Board election.

9.5.1 No election sign shall be installed until:

i. The issuance of writs for a provincial or federal election.

ii. The first day of the nomination period for a Municipal Elections.

ii. The Candidate has filed their nomination with the City Clerk for a municipal election.


A copy of the consolidated Sign By-Law and the draft Amendments can be found in the ‘Documents’ section of this page.

Questions regarding these amendments can be directed to the Office of the City Clerk at 519-332-0330, ext. 3320 or by email to clerks@sarnia.ca.

Written comments regarding this matter should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Department no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, August 16, 2021 directed to the attention of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, Sarnia City Hall, 255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia, Ontario, N7T 7N2, or by e-mail to clerks@sarnia.ca

*Personal Information Collection Notice - The City of Sarnia collects personal information from the public feedback made to the City of Sarnia and/or its Committees under the legal authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Public feedback to proposals is considered to be public record pursuant to the Act. Please be aware that if you are submitting correspondence to the City of Sarnia relating to a proposal, your name, contact information and communications may become part of the public record that will be available to the general public. Questions about this collection should be addressed to the City Clerk, 2nd floor, City Hall, 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia, ON N7T 7N2. Tel. 519-519-0330. Email: clerks@sarnia.ca