Pay/Dispute a Municipal Ticket

Pay/Dispute a Municipal Ticket

There are several ways citizens can pay or dispute a municipal ticket.

PAYMENT METHODS

1.  Mail a cheque or money order, payable to the City of Castlegar, to:

City of Castlegar
460 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar, BC  V1N 1G7

Your payment must be accompanied by a copy of the ticket or with the following information:

  • the ticket number (from the top right corner on the face of this ticket);
  • your full name and mailing address;
  • the date of offense, Bylaw name and section of the offence.

*Do not send cash in the mail. A receipt will NOT be sent back to you.

NOTE: If you do not provide sufficient details, your payment might not be credited to you, and the fine may remain outstanding. By paying the fine, you will be deemed to have pleaded guilty to the described offence. If there is an early fine payment option noted on this ticket, the payment must be postmarked on or before the 30th day from the date of service of this ticket.

2.  In person at the address above during regular business hours.

What Happens If I Do Not Pay?

If the fine is not paid or the allegation contained in your ticket is not disputed within 14 days from the date of service of the ticket, you will be deemed to have pleaded guilty to the offence charged and the fine amount will be immediately payable.

How To Dispute This Ticket

If you dispute the allegation contained in the ticket you or your agent must complete a Dispute Notice either in person or by mail to City Hall. Your notice of dispute should contain the following information:

  • the ticket number;
  • your full name and mailing address;
  • the date and bylaw name and section of the offence. NOTE: If you do not provide these details, the notice of dispute may not provide sufficient information, and you may be deemed not to have disputed the described offence.

How Much Time Do I Have To Dispute?

If you wish to dispute, you have up to 14 days from the date of service shown on the face of this ticket to deliver, have delivered or mail your notice of dispute. Your notice of dispute must be postmarked on or before the 14th day from the date of service of this ticket.

What Happens After My Notice Of Dispute Has Been Received?

You will receive notice in the mail from the Provincial Court Registry informing you of the time and location of your hearing. If you do not attend the Court on the indicated date, the ticket will be treated as not disputed, you will be deemed to have pleaded guilty to the offence charged and the fine amount will be immediately payable.

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Castlegar City Hall,
460 Columbia Avenue
Castlegar, B.C.
V1N 1G7
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