The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Please remove election signs from Regional roads

WHITBY, ON June 15, 2016

The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to remind Whitby by-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 (by the evening of Saturday, June 18). 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. 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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