Outdoor Signage and Street Decals

The Film & Events Office is responsible for managing and approving any temporary signage or street decals placed on outdoor spaces at UBC. 
Street decal


  • Requests for outdoor signage or street decals must be submitted a minimum of 15 business days in advance.
  • For AMS elections, a minimum of 3 business days will be required for the campaign period from February 26th to March 8th.  A maximum of 15 lawn signs per candidate and 25 signs per referendum campaign.  All AMS Elections campaign and sign requirements must be followed.  Only wire, H-frame sign posts will be considered with a maximum sign size of 24”x18”.   Charges will apply if signs are not removed by March 8th at 8pm.
  • Sign requests must be in accordance with UBC's Policy #UP8 - Posting of Notices, Posters and Signs.
  • Lawn signs are not permitted on the grass median (lawn area in the middle) of Main Mall or University Boulevard, as there is a risk of damage to the underground utilities.
  • Street decals are not permitted in the University Commons (plaza next to the Nest and the Life Building).
  • UBC does not permit corporate advertising or the marketing of third-party products through the use of lawn signs or street decals.  

Outdoor Signage and Street Decal Application

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Please note that the duration of the signs will be for a maximum of 30 days.

Please note that if signs and/or street decals are not removed as indicated, UBC Building Operations will be requested to remove and dispose of the signs and/or street decals.  The labour costs associated with the removal will be billed back to the requestor at a minimum charge of $75 plus taxes.

One file only.
64 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, psd, html, pdf, doc, ppt, xls, avi, mov, .
One file only.
64 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif, jpg, jpeg, png, psd, html, pdf, doc, ppt, xls, avi, mov, .
If you are requesting a mix of lawn signs and street decals, please clearly identify where each type of sign is proposed to be located.
Please download this UBC Vancouver campus map and indicate on the map where you would like to place signage or decals. Please upload the map with the location indicated.

You can find downloadable base and wayfinding maps here