‘Slow Down’ lawn signs

As part of the City’s Vision Zero Action Plan, the City provides ‘Slow Down’ lawn signs that can be used to encourage safe driving and lower vehicle speeds on streets.

Navy and yellow sign on green grass

How to get a lawn sign

Contact 311 (905-615-4311 outside City limits).

You can post a ‘Slow Down’ lawn sign on your property to encourage safe driving and to lower vehicle speeds on your street. The signs are produced by the City and are free.

Where you can place your sign

You must ensure that your sign doesn’t create any obstruction or hazard for road users. The signs must:

  • Only be placed directly on or in front of your property
  • Not obstruct the road, median, traffic island, sidewalk, bicycle path or multi-use trail
  • Be placed three metres or more from a fire hydrant
  • Be inserted into the ground using the wire frame only

Your sign may be removed or relocated at any time if it is unsafe. Make sure your lawn sign is safely maintained and replace it when:

  • The wire frame becomes damaged, bent, dislodged from the ground
  • The plastic covering is damaged or removed
  • The sign has other safety issues or cannot stay secured into the ground