Bylaws related to idling and reduction signs
Our Community Standards Bylaw prohibits trucks in residential areas from idling for longer than 20 minutes when the truck is stationary or within 150 metres of a residential development.
To help reduce idling, we have developed a sign that can be posted in problem areas. You may download, print, and use this PDF file:
Green plastic idling signs (maximum number of two per customer) are available at no charge and white metal idling signs are available for purchase at:
Traffic Permits Counter
Main Floor Building E, Manchester Centre
2808 Spiller Road SE, Calgary
Open: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Please note: signs must not be installed on City right-of-way.
To request more information on idling signage, please call 3-1-1 (from within Calgary) or 403-268-CITY (2489) (from outside Calgary).