Parking By-law Enforcement

Parking TicketParking tickets will be issued for violations of the Traffic By-law. Parking is permitted on all streets within the urban areas for a 3 hour period unless otherwise posted. The most common parking infractions are:

  • parking left wheels to the curb;
  • parking longer than 3 hours;
  • parking in a prohibited area;
  • parking within 3 metres of a fire hydrant;
  • stopped so as to interfere with traffic/snow removal;
  • parking within 10 metres of an intersection; and
  • parking in a disabled parking space.

The following is a summary of procedures for paying your ticket:

  1. voluntary payment may be made to the municipality within 7 consecutive days of the date of issue, and
  2. the set fine amount shown on the ticket may be paid to the municipality within 15 days of the date of issue.

If you wish to dispute a ticket, you may make an appointment to discuss the issue with the By-law Enforcement Officer. If the matter is not resolved to your satisfaction, A Notice of Intention to Appear can be filed and a court date is set for trial.