National Parks Signs Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1130)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27

Motels, Motor Courts and Bungalow Camps

  •  (1) Except as provided in this section, no person shall erect any signs in respect of a motel, motor court or bungalow camp.

  • (2) The Superintendent may permit the following signs to be erected in respect of a motel, motor court or bungalow camp:

    • (a) a sign not exceeding 14 square feet where the motel, motor court or bungalow camp is situated within a townsite;

    • (b) a sign not exceeding 20 square feet where the motel, motor court or bungalow camp is situated outside a townsite;

    • (c) a sign not exceeding four inches in height by 18 inches in length where attached to or suspended from a sign referred to in paragraph (a) or (b);

    • (d) such signs within the site of the motel, motor court or bungalow camp not exceeding 14 inches in height by 18 inches in length as are approved in writing by the Superintendent; and

    • (e) a “banjo” type sign not exceeding 30 square feet in area advertising the brand of gasoline sold, if the operator is licensed to sell gasoline.

  • (3) No person shall erect more than two of the signs referred to in paragraphs (2)(a) and (b) in respect of any one motel, motor court or bungalow camp.

  • (4) Only one of the signs referred to in paragraphs (2)(a) and (b) may be a neon type sign.

  • SOR/90-33, s. 3(F).

Area Set Aside for Industrial and Storage Purposes

  •  (1) Except as provided in this section, no person shall erect a sign in

    • (a) any area shown on Plan 50361, being part of the Townsite of Banff in Banff National Park in the Province of Alberta,

    • (b) any area shown on Plan 42713 or 51291, being part of the Townsite of Jasper in Jasper National Park in the Province of Alberta,

    • (c) any area shown on Plan 42324 or 51591, being part of Waskesiu Townsite in Prince Albert National Park in the Province of Saskatchewan, or

    • (d) in the area contained in Block “S” as shown on Plan 39730 and Lots 3 and 4 in Block LX as shown on Plan 41305, being part of Wasagaming Townsite in Riding Mountain National Park in the Province of Manitoba,

    all plans being Plans of Survey in the Canada Lands Surveys Records at Ottawa.

  • (2) Notwithstanding section 7 and subject to subsection (3), the Superintendent may permit facia type signs to be erected in respect of business premises in any of the areas described in subsection (1).

  • (3) No sign erected pursuant to subsection (2) shall

    • (a) be larger than 14 square feet in area;

    • (b) have letters greater than two feet in height;

    • (c) be off-centre with respect to the width of the frontage of the building upon which it is erected;

    • (d) be longer than 80 per cent of the frontage of the building upon which it is erected;

    • (e) be of a neon or xenon type; or

    • (f) be on a frontage where a sign is already erected.

  • SOR/90-33, s. 3(F).

Service Stations and Garages

 Where any service station or garage is located in a building that has, in the opinion of the Superintendent, a satisfactory setback from the highway or street line, the Superintendent may issue to the owner or operator thereof a permit to erect

  • (a) facia or canopy signs;

  • (b) a standard “banjo” type sign not exceeding 30 square feet in area advertising the brand of gasoline sold; and

  • (c) a sign not exceeding 12 square feet in area advertising a car or truck agency.

  • SOR/90-33, s. 3(F).

 No person shall erect more than three signs advertising any business.

 No person shall erect any outside sign advertising any brand of product except a brand of gasoline.

 No person shall erect any sign with respect to the sale of intoxicating beverages, except a sign the erection of which is authorized by the laws of the province in which a park is situated, and that complies with the requirements of these Regulations.

Canopies

 No person shall erect over a public thoroughfare any canopy that

  • (a) extends horizontally beyond a line drawn perpendicularly distant to and two feet in from the line of the curb;

  • (b) extends more than 10 feet over the public thoroughfare in front of a hotel or theatre, or more than six feet over the public thoroughfare in front of any other premises;

  • (c) is less than nine feet above the public thoroughfare measured from the lowest portion of such canopy;

  • (d) is supported on posts or by braces, brackets or supports on or extending over a public thoroughfare except where the braces, brackets or supports are above the height of the roof line of the canopy;

  • (e) is constructed in such a manner that drainage from the canopy falls on any public thoroughfare; or

  • (f) is not, in the opinion of the Superintendent, equipped with adequate flush type lighting.

  • SOR/90-33, s. 3(F).

Awnings

 No person shall erect over a public thoroughfare any awning that

  • (a) extends more than six feet over the public thoroughfare;

  • (b) is less than eight feet above the public thoroughfare measured from the lowest portion of the awning including any fringe thereon;

  • (c) is supported by pillars or posts or by braces, brackets or supports on or extending over such public thoroughfare except where the braces, brackets or supports are above the height of the roof line of the awning;

  • (d) is constructed of aluminum or metal; or

  • (e) contains any sign or advertising other than the name of the manufacturer.

Maintenance

  •  (1) Where, in the opinion of the Superintendent, any sign, canopy or awning in a park requires painting, repairs, adjustment, alteration or maintenance or is a hazard to persons or property, the Superintendent may, by notice in writing served upon the owner of the sign, canopy or awning, or upon the owner or tenant of the premises in which the sign, canopy or awning is used, order him to paint, repair, adjust, alter or remove such sign, canopy or awning.

  • (2) Where notice is served pursuant to subsection (1), the person upon whom the notice is served shall comply with the terms of the notice to the satisfaction of the Superintendent within one month from the date of the notice, or within such period as is specified in the notice.

  • SOR/90-33, s. 3(F).
 
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