Town of Canmore

Tickets & Appeals

Parking tickets must be paid within 14 days. Failure to pay will result in prosecution in the Provincial Court of Alberta.

How to Pay:

By Mail: You may send a cheque to the Town of Canmore to: Town of Canmore, 902 7th 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: Cash, cheque, and debit are accepted at:
Town of Canmore Civic Centre
902 7th Avenue
Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

If you wish to appeal a Canmore violation ticket you may download and complete the appeal document form (120 KB) online. Forms are also available at the Civic Centre Front desk. Appeals must be received within 14 days from the issue date of the ticket.

Town of Canmore Bylaw Services 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.
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