In recent months the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service has received a number of complaints with regards to people illegally parking in accessible parking spots.
Since the end of February, officers with the Traffic Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service have issued 20 parking tickets to vehicles that have been unlawfully parked in accessible parking spots across the city.
The fine for illegally parking in an accessible parking spot or for not displaying an accessible permit is $300. It is the drives responsibility to ensure that the vehicle is lawfully parked and that a permit is fully visible when using an accessible parking spot. Motorists are reminded to be aware of where they are parking as officers will continue to enforce this and other parking by-laws in the coming months.