The Sign Department

signdept_small The Sign Department is a family owned business serving our local community for over 10 years. With 2 decades of combined experience we strive to create the most effective and high impact signage available.

Our service covers design, regulatory permits, by-law compliance, right through to final installation.

Whether you need a visitor parking sign, a vehicle wrap, or a 60 foot exterior banner, take a step back and remember .... We're here to be your Sign Department.

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Parking and Property Signs
Parking Bylaw Compliance
Municipal Sign Permits
Office Directories
Free-Standing Signs
Backlit Signs
High-Rise Installations
Wide Format Printing
Canvas & Fine Art Printing
Custom Banners & Stands
Custom Fabrications


Here at The Sign Department, we take pride in providing excellent service and competitive pricing. Take advantage of our expertise, ranging from parking & bylaw to contracting and large scale installation.

We have former parking control officers on staff to assist you with sign location and wording, as well as consultation services to help you solve the issues unique to your property.

Years of experience serving the property management industry allow us to offer the products and services that we know you need.

We manufacture hundreds of parking, property, and traffic control signs. Property managers and construction customers count on us for low unit costs and prompt delivery. We are equiped to handle the big orders, and nimble enough to provide individual services for even the smallest project.

Our free site inspections insure that your project complies with local by-laws.

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Contact us for your quote now ... rest assured, we will take care of all your requirements ... so you don't have to waste your time.



The Sign Department has been serving the construction industry for almost 10 years. Fully insured, and WSIB compliant we can take your project to the next level.

From project signs, for smaller contractors, to full Fire Route Compliance for home builders, we have the tools and expertise to get the job done.

Our quote is our invoice. No surprises, no excuse ... just signs when and where you need them.

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Contact us for your quote now so you can rest assured that we will take care of all your requirements ... so you don't have to waste your time.



First impressions ... your store's signage!

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  • Promote your sponsors
  • Direct participants and the public
  • Ensure a great and safe event.


Frequently Asked Questions

How much will my sign cost?

Due to the custom nature of many of our products we can’t give a general cost of your project. If you have concerns you can provide us with a budget and we can make you a sign that suits your needs.

Do I need a permit?
How much does it cost?
Do you I have to apply for the permit myself?

Municipal sign permits are required for most outdoor signs. Additional permits are required from the Ministry of Transport for signs facing the QEW and 400 series highways. Permit costs vary from city to city but it averages around a few hundred dollars, and The Sign Department can act on your behalf during the application process.

Can I submit artwork for my sign?

Artwork can be emailed, supplied via CD or thumb drive, or uploaded to our FTP site. Design services can also be provided.

How can I pay?

We accept company cheques, Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Cash. Ask us about preferred customer (NET 30) account.

How long will it take to have my sign?

Lead times will vary depending on season, type of project, and size of your project. Average turnaround times • Illuminated sign: 2-3 Weeks • Dimensional Lettering: 2-3 Weeks • Coroplast signs, banners, parking signs: 1 Week • Vehicle Graphics: 1-2 Weeks

Do you offer RUSH services?

We pride ourselves on being able to provide our customers with what they need, when they need it. You should take in to account however that the final result will always be better when adequate time is allowed for fabrication and installation.

Do you provide free onsite estimation services?

Absolutely. We need to see what you see. Where is the sign going? How visible? Are there any special requirements for installation? These are questions that should be answered when tackling a sign project. All of these questions we can answer for you, no charge.

Do you keep my information & graphic files for future use?

Yes, we maintain a large database with customer information and graphic files for up to 2 years once the job is completed. We do this so that future projects can be made to the same colour, style and standard as previous projects.

Do you do electrical work?

The Sign Department completes electrical work using a licensed partner. If electrical work is required for your project we can provide you with pricing and details.

What are your shop hours?

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Evenings & Saturdays – By appointment only


We are a Canadian-owned family business, operating in the Greater Toronto Area since 2001. We use the latest in environmental imaging technology.

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Take advantage of our expertise and GET NOTICED.
Give us the opportunity to assist you on your next project.

We are located in Mississauga at:
The Sign Department
Unit 9, 2485 Dunwin Drive
just north of the Erin Mills Auto Super Centre. (Click Map for directions)

Phone: 905-820-7744
    Fax: 905-820-3236