If you receive a parking ticket from the Township of Essa you have 3 options:
1. Option 1A - Early Fine Payment - Payment must be received within 7 working days of the day the ticket was issued. Payment can be made by cheque, cash or Debit at the Administration Centre or by Electronic Fund Transfer using the form below. Additionally, you can pay your ticket by completing and emailing a completed Electronic Fund Transfer Form to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Option 1B - Voluntary Payment - Set Fine - Payment must be received within 15 working days of the day the ticket was issued. Payment can be made by cheque, cash or Debit at the Administration Centre or by Electronic Fund Transfer using the form below. Additionally, you can pay your ticket by completing and emailing a completedElectronic Fund Transfer Form to email@example.com
3. Option 2 - Trial Option - Notice of Intention to Appear in Court - you must fill out the back of the ticket and deliver it to the Administration Centre.
NEW! The Township of Essa is now able to accept payment for parking tickets using Electronic Funds Transfer. Just fill out the form below and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please remember to include your ticket number on the Electronic Funds Transfer form.
Electronic Fund Transfer Form
Winter Parking Restrictions
Parking is prohibited on
streets and highways between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. from November 1st to May 1st each calendar year. This restriction allows for snow plowing operations to remain uninterrupted. Vehicles parked on the roadway during the restricted time period may be
ticketed and/or towed away.
Parking on/or partly over a sidewalk is prohibited in accordance with the Township's Parking By-law. Vehicles parked on or over sidewalks may be ticketed and/or towed.
Motorists are reminded that parking is prohibited within 9 metres of a fire hydrant. Parking too close to a fire hydrant may result in the vehicle being ticketed and/or towed.
Motorists should be aware that parking within 9 metres of an intersection is prohibited in accordance with the Township's Parking By-law. Vehicles parked within 9 metres of an intersection may be ticketed and/or towed.
To report an illegally parked vehicle please contact the Municipal By-law Enforcement office at (705) 424-9917 ext 122 or the non-emergency Nottawasaga OPP Detachment at 705-434-1939.
Large Motor Vehicle and Trailer Parking
Essa's Parking By-law aims to alleviate road congestion by restricting the parking of commercial vehicles, large motor vehicles, heavy motor vehicles and trailers to a maximum of 5 hours, regardless of signage. Section 13 of By-Law 2005-96 sets out provisions for parking of commercial, large motor vehicle, heavy motor vehicle and trailers on residential roads.