Flag Raising Requests

Events involving flag raising ceremonies may be held upon request at City Hall and at the City's discretion.  Once approved, the City will fly the flags of: 

  1. Other sovereign nations
  2. Non-profit societies
  3. Other local organizations 

Requests will not be approved for:

  • Political parties or organizations
  • Commercial entities or in celebration of corporate events
  • Intent that is contrary to City policies or bylaws
  • Organizations requesting flag raisings that espouse hatred, violence or racism

Making a Request For Flag Raising

Any organization wishing to schedule a Flag Raising must complete the Flag Raising Request Form and submit it to the Customer Service Centre. 

  1. By email at customerservice@cityofnorthbay.ca
  2. By fax at 705-495-8611
  3. In person to the Customer Service Centre, 1st Floor City Hall, 200 McIntyre St. E., North Bay

The Customer Service Centre is open Monday through Friday 8:30-4:30.  Email your inquiries and comments to customerservice@cityofnorthbay.ca or call (705) 474-0400 or Toll Free: 1- (800) 465-1882.

Flag Raising Details

  • Requests for Flag Raising Ceremonies will be confirmed on a first come first served basis.
  • Events involving flag raising ceremonies may be held upon request at City Hall and at the City's discretion
  • Requests for Flag Raising must be submitted no later than 30 days in advance of event.
  • Equipment is not provided. It is the responsibility of the organization requesting the Flag Raising to provide their own sound equipment. 
  • Parties wishing to have their flags displayed by the City are required to supply the flag(s). These flags should be 36"x72" (90 cm x 180 cm) and must be in good condition.
  • The flag will be flown for one business day only.
  • Upon confirmation of booking, all flags must be submitted to the Customer Service Centre 10 business days in advance of the event.
  • Please be advised that it will be the responsibility of the organization requesting the flag raising ceremony to pick up their flag after the Flag Raising. Flags will not be mailed back to organizations.

The Customer Service Centre is open Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EST.  Email your inquiries and comments to customerservice@cityofnorthbay.ca or call (705) 474-0626 or Toll Free: 1- (800) 465-1882.

Any member of the public wishing to schedule a Flag Raising must complete the FORM and submit it:

  1. By email at “customerservice@cityofnorthbay.ca” 
  2. By fax at 705-495-8611
  3. In person to the Customer Service Centre, 1st Floor City Hall, 200 McIntyre St. E., North Bay

The Customer Service Centre is open Monday through Friday 8:30-4:30.  Email your inquiries and comments to customerservice@cityofnorthbay.ca or call (705) 474-0400 or Toll Free: 1- (800) 465-1882.