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No parking tickets means drop in revenue for Charlottetown

Charlottetown City Police
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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

No parking tickets were issued in Charlottetown in April for the second straight month.

Significant restrictions remain in place around the pandemic, and parking in the city was free during the month.

A total of 2,433 tickets has been written so far this year compared to the 9,916 written up to the end of April in 2019.

There were 51 tickets issued in April under the nuisance bylaw, bringing the total tickets issued for the year up to 209. Last year, 225 tickets had been issued by the end of April.

According to numbers released by the city, there have been no fines issued under the dog bylaw this year compared to the 98 that had been issued by the end of April in 2019. However, the city does indicate that due to the pandemic, all statistical information is not available.

It’s also the second straight month that Charlottetown Police Services has not released any information about issuing fines for speeding, although no targeted enforcement is currently underway.

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