Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Owen Sound - 595 9th Ave E

Service: Ontario Court of Justice - Provincial Offences Court Office

Record #: GRE0057
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2022
Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2019


Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Due to COVID-19, all court proceedings will be done virtually. Go to https://www.grey.ca/traffic-tickets-provincial-offences for information on how to attend remotely. If you cannot attend virtually, contact the office to make other arrangements.

Regular Service
Provides information, accepts payment of fines, schedules trials, provides intake and manages administration of appeals for provincial offences and offences against municipal by-laws. Provincial offences are regulatory (non-criminal) offences such as:
  • speeding, careless driving, or not wearing your seat belt
  • failing to surrender your insurance card or possessing a false or invalid insurance card
  • being intoxicated in a public place or selling alcohol to a minor
  • trespassing or failing to leave premises after being directed to do so
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act and Ministry of Environment violations
  • noise, taxi and animal care municipal bylaws
Offers secure and convenient payment methods for Provincial Offences Act (POA) violations. This service can be used to pay Traffic Violations and other POA fines issued under the Highway Traffic Act, Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act, Liquor Licence Act, Trespass to Property Act and other Provincial acts.

Satellite court (for offenses in Bruce County) located at 215 Cayley St, Walkerton.

Satellite location at 30 Park St, Walkerton for payments only, Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application If you receive a ticket you have 15 days to choose one of the options: 
1. Pay the ticket 
2. Attend court on a scheduled court date - plead guilty to the charge and ask for longer time to pay and/or a reduction in the dollar amount of the fine. Note: under option 2 the Justice of the Peace has NO authority to deal with MTO points. If you are concerned about points you must choose option 3. 
3. Request a trial 
Email for Court information: POACourtClerks@grey.ca 
Email for Fine payment information: POAFinanceStaff@grey.ca 
Payments can be made by phone, online at www.paytickets.ca, in person at any Provincial Offences Office in the Province of Ontario, or by mail * do not send cash in the mail 
Call office for any inquiries
Languages English
Fees Depending on issue there may be a fee or fine

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
595 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3E3
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Intersection 9th Ave and
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-3470
Fax 519-376-0638
E-Mail POA@grey.ca
Website www.grey.ca/traffic-tickets-provincial-offences

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