In 2003, the Province adopted the Local Government Bylaw Notice Enforcement Act, creating a framework for a streamlined non-judicial system for local governments to deal with bylaw ticket disputes. The Act was developed to create a simple, fair and cost-effective system for dealing with minor bylaw infractions through:
The Local Government Bylaw Notice Enforcement Act, and the authority it provides to establish an adjudication system, applies to both municipalities and regional districts by regulation. Currently, more than 80 jurisdictions in BC are using the system.
Read more in the Bylaw Adjudication Toolkit published by the Local Government Management Association.
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