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Election Signs


It is important for candidates to be familiar with the regulations respecting elections signs in order to avoid any bylaw infractions or election offences.

Under the Local Government Act - Pursuant to section 163(4) of the Local Government Act 
  - a person must not display or post election advertising within 100 metres of a building where voting proceedings are being conducted at the time.
District of North Saanich Bylaw No. 673 with respect to election signs with the District's jurisdiction
  - signs not to be posted until nomination documents have been filed with the Chief Election Officer.
Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure Policy regarding election signs being posted on provincial highway rights-of-way
  - signs not to be posted until 36 days prior to the election. 

Accordingly, please see map below which illustrates the 100 metre restriction within the District of North Saanich on voting days.

Municipal Hall Election Sign 100 metre boundary