Downtown Business Signs
- New business signs in Ladysmith require a sign permit prior to installation. Here is the sign permit application form: Sign Permit Application Form .
- Please contact Development Services staff for more information, 250.245.6415.
- Information is also available in the Sign and Canopy Bylaw.
Downtown Building Facades
The ongoing preservation of the heritage character of downtown Ladysmith means that business owners and property owners must make sure that any changes to the exterior of commercial and multi-family residential properties in the 'Downtown Specified Area' are approved through the sign permit and/or development permit process before work takes place. The following changes to a downtown building requires consultation with Development Services staff: paint colour, signage, canopies, windows, trim, architectural details and storefront details. For more information see the Facade Development Permit Application Form. Contact Development Services staff for more information, 250.245.6415.
If you have a building or business in downtown Ladysmith, here are more resources to know about: