I received a Strathcona County bylaw ticket. Now what?
Bylaw Violation Tag
If you have a bylaw violation tag that looks similar to this:
You have 30 days to pay the fine. Payment can be made at:
Strathcona Enforcement Services
911 Bison Way, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1S9
Bylaw Provincial Violation Ticket
If you have a Bylaw Provincial Violation Ticket that looks like this:
Please read the following.
When you’ve been issued a violation ticket for a bylaw infraction, it’s your decision to plead guilty or not guilty to the offence.
Tickets for bylaw infractions are issued by Enforcement Services Peace Officers and contracted Security Officers.
County bylaw tickets do not include traffic tickets.
Regardless of your plea, you must take care of your ticket on or before the appearance date noted on the front. If you don’t, you may be convicted in your absence or a warrant for your arrest may be issued.
Where should I go to pay Strathcona County bylaw Provincial violation tickets?
Bylaw provincial violation tickets can be paid with two options:
Option 1 - At any Provincial courthouse. The Sherwood Park Court house is located at:
Provincial Court - Sherwood Park
190 Chippewa Rd, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4H5
Option 2 – Full fine payments at the MyAlberta eservices website:
Pleading guilty - payment information
If you plead guilty, you have two options:
Option 1- Pay the voluntary payment amount on or before the court appearance date indicated on the ticket.
Mail - Do not send cash through the mail. Mail your payment to the address on your ticket with enough time to get to the court before your appearance date.
In person - Go to the Sherwood Park Court cashier line and bring your ticket.
Option 2- Appear before a Justice at the appearance address indicated on the ticket.
I’m guilty, but don't have enough money to pay my ticket.
- Ask the Justice of the Peace what your options are.
- If you need extra time to pay, ask the Justice of the Peace for an extension or;
- Speak with the Court clerks on options.
Pleading not guilty - disputing a ticket
If you plead not guilty, you have two options:
Option 1- Plead not guilty by sending the signed violation ticket by mail to the address on the ticket. The signed ticket must be received on or before the appearance date indicated on the ticket. Note: Make sure you keep your post office receipt as proof of mailing.
You will be notified of the trial date by regular mail sent to the address you indicated on the ticket. If you do not receive a notice of the trial date by regular mail, you must contact the Alberta Courts to obtain the trial date.
Option 2 - You may appear before a Justice at the appearance address and date indicated on the ticket. If you plead not guilty, a trial date will be set. Note: If you do not attend your trial date, you may be convicted in absence or a warrant for your arrest may be issued.
I can't decide what to do
Ask for guidance.
You will still need to answer to your ticket on time. If you are still unsure what to do, or you need more information before you decide, contact: