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Charlottetown’s parking commissionaires issued 2,539 tickets in August, according to numbers released by the city’s police force.
That’s a big jump from the 121 tickets that were issued in July although the number has steadily climbed since things started opening up again during the pandemic.
August’s number is almost identical with the same time period in 2019 when 2,540 tickets were issued.
Commissionaires have issued 10,988 tickets up to the end of August, compared to the 22,152 issued during the same time period a year ago.
Under the nuisance bylaw, 88 tickets were handed out in August to bring the yearly total to 652. That’s down from last August’s 107 fines and the 2019 total of 722.
Under the dog bylaw, 14 fines were issued for a total of 146 for the year up to the end of August. In August 2019, 27 fines were issued for a yearly total of 228.