Permits are required to install promotional banners on City owned overpasses or street light poles. The City will only grant permits for banners promoting non-profit, charitable or public events. All banners on City owned overpasses or street light poles must follow the Temporary Signs Bylaw 29M97.
A banner can be displayed for up to two weeks. All banner permits are issued from Sunday to Saturday in two week increments. Banners must be removed by 5 p.m. on the last Saturday of the permit.
Banner design, installation and locations
Please ensure your banner design adheres to The City’s Banner design requirements.
Banners will be hung at approved banner locations in accordance with The City’s Banner installation requirements.
Banner locations are subject to availability. A maximum of eight banners per application is allowed.
|14 St||110 Ave||SS||SW||Pedestrian|
|14 St||110 Ave||NS||SW||Pedestrian|
|14 St||Glenmore Tr||WS||SW||Pedestrian|
|14 St||14 Ave||NS||NW||Vehicle|
|16 Ave||16 St||ES||NW||Pedestrian|
|16 Ave||16 St||WS||NW||Pedestrian|
|16 Ave||21 St||WS||NW||Pedestrian|
|16 Ave||West Campus Blvd||WS||NW||Vehicle|
|33 Ave||25 St||ES||SW||Pedestrian|
|33 Ave||25 St||WS||SW||Pedestrian|
|64 Ave||4 St||WS||NE||Pedestrian|
|64 Ave||4 St||ES||NE||Pedestrian|
|Anderson Rd||11 St||ES||SW||Pedestrian|
|Anderson Rd||11 St||WS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Anderson Rd||Canfield Cr||ES||SW||Pedestrian|
|Anderson Rd||Lake Newell||WS||SE||Pedestrian|
|Blackfoot Tr||92 Ave||NS||SE||Pedestrian|
|Blackfoot Tr||92 Ave||SS||SE||Pedestrian|
|Bow Tr||Balsam Dr||ES||SW||Pedestrian|
|Bow Tr||Balsam Dr||WS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Country Hills Blvd||Sanderling Dr||ES||NW||Pedestrian|
|Country Hills Blvd||Sanderling Dr||WS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||14 Ave||NS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||14 Ave||SS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||24 Ave||NS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||24 Ave||SS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||55 Ave||NS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||55 Ave||SS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||9 Ave||NS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||Glenmore Tr||SS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Crowchild Tr||50 Ave||NS||SW||Vehicle|
|Crowchild Tr||Shaganappi Tr||ES||NW||Vehicle|
|Crowchild Tr||Shaganappi Tr||WS||NW||Vehicle|
|Glenmore Tr||Legsby Rd||WS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Glenmore Tr||Legsby Rd||ES||SW||Pedestrian|
|Glenmore Tr||18 St||ES||SE||Vehicle|
|Glenmore Tr||18 St||WS||SE||Vehicle|
|Glenmore Tr||Elbow Dr||WS||SW||Vehicle|
|John Laurie Blvd||Brisbois Dr||ES||NW||Pedestrian|
|John Laurie Blvd||Brisbois Dr||WS||NW||Pedestrian|
|John Laurie Blvd||Huron Ave||ES||NW||Pedestrian|
|John Laurie Blvd||Huron Ave||WS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Macleod Tr||146 Ave||NS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Macleod Tr||146 Ave||SS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Macleod Tr||162 Ave||NS||SW||Pedestrian|
|Macleod Tr||162 Ave||SS||SW||Pedestrian|
|MacLeod Tr||31 Ave||NS||SE||Pedestrian|
|MacLeod Tr||31 Ave||SS||SE||Pedestrian|
|McKnight Blvd||1A St||ES||NE||Pedestrian|
|McKnight Blvd||1A St||WS||NE||Pedestrian|
|McKnight Blvd||Northmount Dr||ES||NW||Vehicle|
|McKnight Blvd||Northmount Dr||WS||NW||Vehicle|
|McKnight Bv||44 St||ES||NE||Pedestrian|
|McKnight Bv||44 St||WS||NE||Pedestrian|
|Memorial Dr||21 St||ES||NW||Pedestrian|
|Memorial Dr||21 St||WS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Memorial Dr||14 St||ES||NW||Vehicle|
|Memorial Dr||14 St||WS||NW||Vehicle|
|Metis Tr||64 Ave||NS||NE||Pedestrian|
|Metis Tr||64 Ave||SS||NE||Pedestrian|
|Sarcee Tr||Edgehill Cl||NS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Sarcee Tr||Edgehill Cl||SS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Shaganappi Tr||Market Mall||NS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Shaganappi Tr||Market Mall||SS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Shaganappi Tr||Valiant Dr||NS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Shaganappi Tr||Valiant Dr||SS||NW||Pedestrian|
|Shaganappi Tr||16 Ave||SS||NW||Vehicle|
|University Dr||16 Ave||NS||NW||Vehicle|
See the printable list of banner locations.
Pageantry Flags and Banners
The City of Calgary installs pageant banners on decorative streetlights along city roadways for public events like the Calgary Stampede or Spruce Meadows, community associations or business revitalization zones (BRZs).
These banners must be approved by The City of Calgary and generally stay up for a period of two weeks. Each application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The
criteria to apply can be found in the Pageantry flags and banners installation policy.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted a maximum of 4 months to a minimum of four weeks prior to the desired installation date.
The application must include:
- A certificate of insurance with $ 2 million in liability insurance and a 30 day cancellation clause, naming the City of Calgary as additional insured for the period that the banners will be displayed.
- A current Government of Alberta Corporation non-profit search document (available from a corporate registry).
- A scaled detailed pdf drawing conforming to the banner design requirements.
Incomplete applications will be declined.
Once you register for a myID, you will be able to log into ePermits to apply.
Multiple applications within a calendar year are based on availability and at the discretion of the City of Calgary, Roads, Traffic Division Manager. Each application must not be closer than 3 months apart.
A non-refundable $25 + GST fee for each confirmed banner location (maximum of 8 locations per application).
Note: Please ensure you make payment once you receive your ePay notification. If payment is not received, banner locations are automatically released and a new permit application must be submitted.