The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Please remove municipal election signs from Regional roads

WHITBY, ON November 18, 2014

WHITBY, ON –The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind election candidates that in accordance with the Region’s Temporary Sign By-law No. 22-2014, all signs must be removed within 48 hours after the election. A copy of the Temporary Sign By-Law No. 22-2014 is available online at

The Region's Sign Recycling Program provides candidates the opportunity to recycle dedicated loads of signs free of charge, and supports keeping these materials out of landfill. Acceptable signs include all election signs, made of corrugated plastic, plastic film or paperboard. For more information on the Region’s Sign Recycling Program, visit

For more information on the Temporary Sign By-law, contact the Durham Region Works Department, Traffic Engineering and Operations division at (905) 666-8116, or, or visit

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