The project is ahead of schedule and will be completed mid May. The contractor is installing the curb and will be starting to pave next week. On Monday, May 1st (weather dependent), lane restrictions at the intersection of Talbot Street and First Avenue will be in place from 9pm until 7:30am the next morning to complete the paving of the intersection. Westbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, Eastbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, and Southbound traffic on First Avenue will be able to turn westbound onto Talbot Street, all other movements will be restricted.
A sign permit is formal permission from the municipality to commence construction of a sign. It means that plans submitted for the sign have been reviewed by the municipality for compliance to the Ontario Building Code, the zoning bylaw and other applicable law.
Sign permits are necessary to ensure that zoning requirements, structural safety standards, and other applicable regulations are met. It's the property owners' responsibility to ensure that a sign permit is obtained when necessary.
Sign permits are required for all types of signs such as but not limited to the following; pedestal signs, ground signs, building fascia signs and roof signs.
Sign permit fees are based on the type of sign:
Pedestal/ground sign: $250
Building fascia sign: $100
Roof sign: $100
Completed Sign Permit Applications should be submitted to Building Services, a section of the City of St-Thomas Environmental Services Department. Should you have enquiries please call Building Services at (519) 631-1680 ext. 4160
Sign permit fees subject to change without notice.
Please be advised that construction will start on Elm Street from Centennial Avenue to east of Tyke Road for underground storm sewer installation. The construction will start on Monday, May 1, 2017 with traffic control and lane restriction in place until the end of May 2017. Please follow traffic control signs and personnel on site in order to navigate through the construction zone safely.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
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