If voluntary compliance cannot be achieved, the Bylaw Enforcement Officer may issue a Municipal Ticket Information (MTI) for specific violations. Municipal ticketing enables the prosecution by local governments of minor to medium contraventions of local bylaws.
These tickets are established by bylaw.
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How to Pay a Ticket
- Tickets must be paid at the District Office at 744 Fording Drive by cash, cheque or debit card. Credit cards are not accepted.
- You may also mail a cheque to District of Elkford, ATTENTION: Finance Department, P.O. Box 340, Elkford B.C. V0B 1H0. Payments sent via mail MUST include your full name, mailing address and either a copy of your ticket or the ticket number.
- If you are unable to visit the District Office in person, you may send an Interac e-transfer to email@example.com. Payments sent via e-transfer MUST include your full name and the ticket number (located in red on the top righthand corner of your ticket) in the message section.
By paying the fine indicated on your ticket, you will be deemed to have pled guilty to the described offence.
What Happens If I Don’t Pay?
If the fine is not paid, or the allegation contained in the ticket is not disputed within 14 days from the date of issuance of the ticket, you will be deemed to have pled guilty to the offence charged and the fine amount will be forwarded to collections.
Disputing a Ticket
Tickets may be disputed within 14 days after the date the ticket was issued. Note that issuance is defined as the date it was written, and this date is recorded on your ticket. The method to dispute your ticket is described on the ticket itself. For more information, call 250.865.4000.
If the allegation contained in the ticket is not disputed within 14 days from the date of issuance of the ticket, you will be deemed to have pled guilty to the offence charged and the fine amount will be forwarded to collections.
Note that no matter who is driving the vehicle at the time of the offence, paying a ticket is the responsibility of the registered owner of the vehicle.
Under the Transportation Act, vehicles deemed abandoned (i.e., missing plates or lacking current registration) are liable to be towed at the owner’s expense. Please be advised that vehicles without plates or current registration can still be traced.