Town of Canmore

Parking Tickets

Parking tickets must be paid within 30 days. Failure to pay will result in prosecution in the Provincial Court of Alberta.

How to Pay

Online: To pay your parking ticket online, click here.

By Mail: You may send a cheque to the Town of Canmore to Town of Canmore, 902 7 Avenue, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1

Please include your ticket number on the cheque. Post-dated cheques must be dated no later than the due date and must be postmarked on or before the due date.

In-Person/Call-In: To pay by phone call 403.678.1500.
Cash, cheque, and debit are accepted at:
Town of Canmore Civic Centre
902 7 Avenue

Pay Machine: Ticket payments can be made at any Town of Canmore pay machine 24 hours per day.

Drop Box: You may drop a sealed envelope with your payment and ticket number at:
Town of Canmore Civic Centre
902 7th Avenue (look for the drop box on the right-hand side of front entrance)
Accessible 24 hours per day

Parking tickets are not refundable once paid.

Parking Ticket Appeals

If you wish to appeal a Canmore violation ticket you may download and complete the appeal  pdf form (131 KB)  online. Appeals must be received within 14 days from the issue date of the ticket. Once payment is made on a parking ticket, an appeal may not be filed.

Town of Canmore Municipal Enforcement will not revoke tickets on based personal reasons. These matters have to be heard under oath in Alberta Traffic Court. If you have a legal reason for your appeal, you must provide supporting documents. If you appeal a ticket, you will not have the opportunity to pay the lower amount within 7 days.

The following are NOT reasons for a ticket to be revoked:

  • I only parked in the location for a short time.
  • Other vehicles were parked illegally.
  • I could not find other parking.
  • I did not know that I could not park there.
  • I did not see the sign/fire hydrant.
  • I cannot afford to pay the fine.
  • This is the first time I have received a ticket.
  • I am not from the area.
  • I am local.
  • I should have received a warning.

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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