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Bylaws related to idling and reduction signs

Updated November 10, 2015

OurCommunity Standards Bylaw prohibits trucks in residential areas from idling for longer than 20 minutes when the truck is stationary or within 150 metres of a residential development.

To help reduce idling, we have developed a sign that can be posted in problem areas. You may download, print, and use this PDF file:

Idle Free Zone Sign

Green plastic idling signs (maximum number of two per customer) are available at no charge and white metal idling signs are available for purchase at:

Traffic Permits Counter
Main Floor Building E, Manchester Centre
2808 Spiller Road SE, Calgary
Fax: 403-268-5850
Open: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Please note: signs must not be installed on City right-of-way.

Request signage

To request more information on idling signage, please call 3-1-1 (from within Calgary) or 403-268-CITY (2489) (from outside Calgary).

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