Signs, signs, everywhere a sign…

The proliferation of signs on every second hydro pole at every other intersection has caught the attention of Kitchener By-law. Indeed, this kind of DIY signage is against Kitchener sign by-laws. Many of them went up around the neighbourhood while King Street was closed for LRT construction. And they just kept coming…. !

proliferation of signs in midtown kw

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3 thoughts on “Signs, signs, everywhere a sign…

  1. I contacted Kitchener bylaw about this issue over a month ago to get our streets cleaned up. They told me it was a Region (ION) responsibility. I also copied our ward councillor. I then contacted the region. My contact requestwas given a log number and I’ve heard nothing since. This needs to be cleaned up soon.

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  2. King Street is still closed south of Wellington. And the LRT has severely reduced the options for getting into Central and the Braun Street Entrance is now permanently closed. So I think the directional signs are just fine until the end of the year when all streets are open again. The LRT has led to a major loss of revenue for some businesses so I think it is only fair they be allowed to advertise their whereabouts. For me it is a “non issue” for the time being.

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  3. The only businesses still affected by LRT closure would be those in the LCBO plaza on King St. They deserve an exemption until acces to the plaza is improved. On a trip to Central yesterday, I was surprised and pleased to see the back entrance on Braun St has been reopened, which just makes so much sense.

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