Posters and Handbills
The City of Winnipeg regulates the distribution, posting and leaving of posters, pamphlets and handbills under the Handbill and Poster By-law
On November 1, 2008, Part 4 (Handbills, Posters and Temporary Signs on Streets) of the Neighbourhood Liveability By-law will replace the Handbill and Poster By-law.
Frequently Asked Questions
You cannot leave a handbill on residential property if:
- there is a sign on the property stating something like “No handbills”, “No flyers”, “No trespassing” or “No pedlars or agents”
- the occupant indicates in some other way that handbills/pamphlets are not wanted
- the property is vacant
- You must place handbills/posters on a residential property in a way that they will not be blown by the wind from the place where they were left.
- You cannot leave a handbill/poster on a vehicle.
- Only if you have permission from the owner or occupant of the property.
- Contact the City of Winnipeg at 311 to register a complaint.