Surrey Regulatory Bylaw 13656 - City of Surrey

NOW THEREFORE, the Council of the City of Surrey, in open meeting assembled, ENACT. AS FOLLOWS: INTENT OF BY-LAW. (a) To protect the public from the potential hazards associated with signs that conflict with signs and lights erected for the direction of vehicular and pedestrian traffic;. (b) To protect the public from ...
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CITY OF SURREY BY-LAW NO. 13656 SURREY SIGN BY-LAW, 1999 ............................ As amended by By-law No. 13823, 09/13/99; 14580, 12/03/01; 14635, 02/18/02; 14655, 03/25/02; 14934, 03/24/03; 15057, 06/16/03; 15025, 06/23/03; 15178, 12/01/03; 15216, 06/07/04; 15467, 07/26/04, 15474, 07/28/04, 15666, 05/18/05; 15937, 02/13/06; 16209, 01/15/07; 16530, 01/14/08; 16857, 01/19/09; 17080, 12/14/09; 17323, 01/10/11; 17567, 02/06/12; 17843, 12/17/12; 17984, 07/29/13; 18136, 01/13/14; 18303, 10/20/14; 18358, 01/12/15; 18590, 12/14/15; 18982, 12/19/16; 19428, 12/18/17

THIS IS A CONSOLIDATED BY-LAW PREPARED BY THE CITY OF SURREY FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY. THE CITY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS CONSOLIDATION IS CURRENT. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PERSON USING THIS CONSOLIDATION TO ENSURE THAT IT ACCURATELY REFLECTS CURRENT BY-LAW PROVISIONS.

WHEREAS pursuant to Section 908 of the Municipal Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, Chapter 323, the Council may, by By-law regulate the number, size, type, form, appearance and location of any signs;

AND WHEREAS it is deemed desirable to repeal Part 6 - Signs of the Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000 as amended;

NOW THEREFORE, the Council of the City of Surrey, in open meeting assembled, ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

INTENT OF BY-LAW (a)

To protect the public from the potential hazards associated with signs that conflict with signs and lights erected for the direction of vehicular and pedestrian traffic;

(b)

To protect the public from the dangers of signs of inferior construction and from the public nuisance or hazard arising from improperly sited signs;

(c)

To enable businesses to identify their businesses and services and to indicate, to the extent permitted by this By-law, the types of goods and services manufactured or sold on the premises or off the premises;

(d)

To protect the City from the negative effects of signs which may be inappropriate as to appearance, size, height, design and location; and

(e)

To simplify the administration of the Sign By-law.

CONTENTS Part 1 Introductory Provisions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Title Purpose Authority Definitions Application General Provisions Exemption Removal of Temporary Signs Variance Prohibited Signs Validity Part 2 General Provisions – Sign Permits

12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

Permits Fees Inspection Violation and Enforcement Penalties Part 3 Signs in Agricultural Zones

17. 18. 19. 20.

Application Permit Not Required Permit Required Specific Regulations

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Part 4 Signs in Residential Zones 21. 22. 23. 24.

Application Permit Not Required - Deleted Permit Required Specific Regulations Part 5 Signs in Commercial/Industrial Zones

25. 26. 27. 28.

Application Permit Not Required - Deleted Permit Required Specific Regulations Part 6 Signs in Gasoline Station Zones

29. 30 31. 32.

Application Permit Not Required - Deleted Permit Required Specific Regulations Part 7 Signs in Institutional Zones

33. 34. 35. 36.

Application Permit Not Required - Deleted Permit Required Specific Regulations Part 8 Special Sign Areas

37. 38. 39. 40.

Application Free-standing Sign Restrictions Deleted Deleted

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Part 9 Special Signs 41.

Application

41.1

Signs Permitted Part 10 Commencement

42.

Commencement

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PART 1 INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS TITLE 1.

This By-law may be cited for all purposes as the "Surrey Sign By-law, 1999, No. 13656."

PURPOSE 2.

The purpose of this By-law is to replace the sign regulations currently contained in Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, as amended.

AUTHORITY 3.