Sign Permits

  • Authorization from the property owner is now required with all permit applications. Please submit a completed authorization form along with the drawings and other documentation.
  • Valid City of Abbotsford business licence is required to apply online. Otherwise, a hard-copy application form package must be completed and submitted in-person at City Hall.
  • If the subject site is located within the Historic Downtown Commercial Zone (C7), please submit prior written approval (i.e. letter and approved sets of proposed signage plans) from the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association (ADBA). Please contact the Executive Director of the ADBA at or 778-666-0451.
  • Drawings can now be submitted by email to or by mail to Building Permits and Licences Division 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC  V2T 1W7. Applications will not proceed into the queue until all fees are paid and drawings submitted.
  • For more information, please contact the Building Permits and Licences Division or phone 604-864-5525 between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays; or visit the office in person at 1st Floor City Hall, 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford. 

Sign Permit Application