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You need to apply for a special event sign permit if you would like to put up temporary signs for a special event in the Municipality of Port Hope.


Please complete the Special Events Sign Application online or complete a printed version and drop it off to the Municipal Development Team Office at:

5 Mill St. S.
Port Hope, ON L1A 2S6

We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Apply for a Special Event Sign

Submission details

You will need to include the following information with your application:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Business name (if applicable)
  • Location of the signs
  • Date range that the signs will be postedlease note

No sign shall be posted more than 21 days in advance of an event and all signs must be removed within 48 hours after the event ends.


There is no fee to apply for a special event sign permit.

What happens if I put up a sign without notifying the Municipality?

If you don't notify the Municipality before erecting a special event sign, we may impound the sign and you may need to pay a reclaiming fee.