Flag Raising Requests

Please note that effective May 6th to July 12th Flag Raisings will temporarily move from Leger Square at City Hall to Lee Park – 800 Memorial Drive, North Bay or the Waterfront Marina.

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 support 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 Office of the City Clerk. 

  1. By email at ClerksOffice@cityofnorthbay.ca
  2. By fax at (705) 495-4353
  3. In person to the Clerks Office, 5th Floor City Hall, 200 McIntyre St. E., North Bay

The Office of the City Clerk is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m..  Email your inquiries and comments to ClerksOffice@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 Office of the City Clerk 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 Office of the City Clerk is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m..  Email your inquiries and comments to ClerksOffice@cityofnorthbay.ca or call (705) 474-0400 or Toll Free: 1- (800) 465-1882.

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

  1. By email at ClerksOffice@cityofnorthbay.ca
  2. By fax at (705) 495-4353
  3. In person to the Clerks Office, 5th Floor City Hall, 200 McIntyre St. E., North Bay

The Office of the City Clerk is open Monday through Friday 8:30-4:30.  Email your inquiries and comments to ClerksOffice@cityofnorthbay.ca or call (705) 474-0400 or Toll Free: 1- (800) 465-1882.