New Fines for Illegal Blue Zone Parking #nltraffic

Amendments to the Designated Mobility Impaired Parking Regulations under the Highway Traffic Act related to illegally parking in a ‘blue zone’ has come into force.

The minimum fine for illegally parking in a ‘blue zone’ parking space anywhere in the province is increased from $100 to $400. The maximum fine is now $700.

The changes to the regulations were announced on October, along with amendments to the Buildings Accessibility Regulations that will come into effect in April 2018.

These amendments represent the first step in government’s two-phased approach to addressing issues around buildings accessibility. The second phase will be a review of the Buildings Accessibility Act.