Traffic Bylaw 26M96

Page updated: 06 Aug 2020

Information in the bylaw specified penalty reference guide is provided solely for the user’s information and should not be construed as legal or professional advice. Visit the City of Calgary bylaw page for official bylaw information.

Section Penalty Offence
Section: 4.1 Penalty: $500 Offence: Direct or regulate traffic for construction without permit

Pedestrians

Section Penalty Offence

6(1)

$25

Crossing street within one block of traffic control signal or pedestrian corridor

6(1.2)

$25

Fail to yield right of way in an exclusive bicycle lane

6(2)

$25

Jaywalking in School or Playground Zone or adjacent High School

6(3)

$60

Crossing LRT track except on a sidewalk or a crosswalk

6(4)

$60

Crossing controlled LRT pedestrian crossing when not permitted

6(5)

$60

Pedestrian crosses LRT track when unsafe to do so, or did not yield right of way to approaching LRT

7(1)

$25

Soliciting rides on a Street

7(2)

$25

Board or alight from moving vehicle

7(4)

$25

Vehicle other than taxi stops to offer ride to pedestrian soliciting a ride

Parking tag penalties

  • $40 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $50 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $75 Specified penalty
Section Offence

8(1)

Vehicle operated or parked on Mall

8(2)

Mall permit not validly displayed

9(7)(c)

Fail to display ticket from dispenser

9(8)

Overtime parking (ticket controlled space)

Parking tag penalties

  • $160 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $200 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $265 Specified penalty
Section Offence
Section: 9(11)
Offence: Overtime parking (zone controlled)

Parking tag penalties

  • $40 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $50 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $75 Specified penalty
Section Offence

9(14)

Remain in space longer than time purchased

9(14.1)

Parking where prohibited by traffic control device

9(17)(a)

Failure to park wholly within space

9(17)(b)

Failure to park within lines of space

9(18)

Occupy more than two spaces

9(19)

Failure to pay for two spaces (metered spaces)

9(20)

Failure to pay for two spaces (ticket controlled spaces)

11

Failing to park in manner required

13(1)

Parking in contravention of a traffic control device

13(2)

Parking on a major roadway

13(3)

Parking within 1.5 metres of a curb break

14(1)

Repairing of servicing of vehicle on street

14(2)(a)

Vehicle parked on street is not equipped in accordance with Act

14(2)(b)

Vehicle parked on street is not in operable condition

16

Parked detached trailer or camper on street

17(1)

Park RV on street

17(2)

Park RV next to residence for more than 36 hours

17(3)

Repeated parking of RV next to residence within 48 hour period

Section Penalty Offence

19(2)

$30

Removing chalk mark on tire

36.1(3)

$60

Operate vehicle other than High Occupancy Vehicle in High Occupancy Vehicle lane

36.1(4)

$60

Failing to Exit High Occupancy Vehicle lane

37(3)

$30

Using a street or alley contrary to any restriction, prohibition or designation

39(2)(3)(4)

$30

Operating a slow moving vehicle where prohibited

40(1)

$3000

Participating in parade or special roadway event without a permit

40(5)

$1000

Fail to comply with permit condition

40.1(1)

$3000

Interfere with parade or special roadway event without permission of the permit holder

40.1(2)

$1500

Fail to follow direction of Peace Officer having Interfered with parade

41(4)

$100

Ride Bicycle or use in-line skates in way that interferes with a pedestrian using a Sidewalk

41(5)

$100

Ride a Bicycle on Deerfoot Trail (between 64 Avenue North and Marquis of Lorne Trail)

41(8)

$100

Bicycle rider failing to stop before entering roadway or sidewalk from pathway

41.1(3)

$500

Fail to yield right of way at a multi-use crossing

41.3

$203

Leaving less than the prescribed distance when passing a person operating a bicycle

42(6.1)

$75

Use skates, scooter, e-scooter or skateboard on sidewalk where prohibited

42(6.2)

$150

Use skates, scooter, e-scooter or skateboard on sidewalk in a manner that interferes with another user of the sidewalk

42(6.4)

$75

Carrying a passenger on an e-scooter

42(6.5)

$400

Colliding with another user of the sidewalk or street

42(6.6)

$400

Operating in a reckless manner, having regard to the circumstances

42, 44

$25

Use of Sidewalk or Street

43

$100

Rickshaws/Pedicabs

47(6)

$100

Operation of horse drawn vehicle without permit

47(7)

$100

Operation of horse drawn vehicle contrary to permit

Sundry restrictions

Section Penalty Offence

49(1)(a)

$60

Drive on painted lines

49(1)(b)

$500

Unsecured load

49(1)(c)

$150

Failure to clean loose material

49(2)

$500

Allow escape of material

49(8)

$150

Truck not crossing bridge in schedule O in a single lane as designated

50

$30

Entering intersection or crosswalk without sufficient space to clear the intersection

51

$250

Applying engine retarder brakes

51(2)

$50

Discharge smoke from Vehicle


Parking tag penalties

  • $40 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $50 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $75 Specified penalty
Section Offence

26.02(1)

Sell, Trade or Rent permit

26.02(2)

Use of Visitor Parking Permit for unauthorized purpose

26.02(3)

Use of Special Parking Permit for unauthorized purpose

26.03(b)

Failure to display Parking PErm

26.1(5)

Failure to Display Permit

26.1(6)

Parking contrary to the provisions of permit, Act or this Bylaw

Parking in alley

Section Offence
Section: 27(1) to (5) Offence: Improper parking in an Alley

Unauthorized parking

Section Offence Early payment #1 Early payment #2 Specified Penalty

28(1)

Unauthorized Parking on Private Property

$40

$50

$75

28(2)

Unauthorized Truck Parking

$160

$200

$300

28(3)

Unauthorized Parking in Space Reserved for Customer Parking

$40

$50

$75

Zones: Taxi; Disabled; Commercial; Passenger; Handicapped; Loading; Bus

Section Offence

31.1(2)

Stopping or parking of vehicle other than a Carshare vehicle in Carshare Parking Zone

31(3)

Taxi Parked elsewhere than Taxi Zone

31.3(2)

Stopping or parking of vehicle, other than a Carshare vehicle holding a specific home space parking permit, in a designated Carshare home parking space

31(5)

Stopping private vehicle in Taxi Zone

31(6)

Leaving Taxi unattended in Taxi Zone longer than 10 minutes

31(7)

Taxi unattended within 5 metres of fire hydrant

34(1)

Prohibited or Overtime Parking in Commercial Loading Zone

34(2)

Unoccupied Vehicle Parked or Stopped in Passenger Loading Zone

34(3)

Taxi in a Passenger Loading Zone for more than 10 minutes

34(3)(b)

Courier or Commercial Vehicle stopped or parked in a Passenger Loading Zone Penalty section only states Taxi under 34(3)

34(4)

Passenger Loading Zone Overtime

35(2)

Stopping or Parking of Vehicle other than a Bus in a Bus zone

35(4)

Stopping or Parking of vehicle other than charter Bus in charter Bus zone

36.2(3)

Stopping, Parking or Operating in a Bicycle Lane

Special lanes/roads

Section Offence Specified Penalty

36.1(3)

Improper Vehicle Operating in High Occupancy Vehicle Lane

$60

36.1(4)

Failing to Exit High Occupancy Vehicle Lane

$60

36.2(4.1)

Fail to yield right of way

$500

36.2(9)

Operate at night without lights

$100

37(3)

Operating on a Closed Street

$30


Parking tag penalties

  • $160 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $200 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $265 Specified penalty
Section Offence
Section: 9(11) Offence: Overtime parking (zone controlled space)

Parking tag penalties

  • $80 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $100 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $160 Specified penalty
Section Offence
Section: 17(4) Offence: Hazardous Parking of Recreational Vehicle

Parking tag penalties

  • $120 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $150 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $215 Specified penalty
Section Offence

18(1)

Parking of Vehicle Prohibited at Certain Locations

18(3)

Park off a Truck Route

49(1)(e)

Driving or Parking along 7th Avenue LRT Corridors


Parking tag penalties

  • $80 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $120 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $150 Specified penalty
Section Offence

27(6)

Parked or Stopped in a Marked Fire Lane

27(7)

Parked or Stopped Blocking Marked Fire Emergency Exit


Parking tag penalties

  • $160 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $200 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $300 Specified penalty
Section Offence
Section: 28(2) Offence: Unauthorized Truck Parking

Parking tag penalties

  • $200 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $250 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $300 Specified penalty
Section Offence

32

Unauthorized parking in disable parking parking space; failure to display placard

32(3)

Unauthorized parking in disable parking space

32(4)

Handicap placard not visibly displayed

34(5)

Unauthorized Vehicle Parked in Handicap Loading Zone

34(6)

Unauthorized Loading or Unloading in Handicap Loading Zone


Parking tag penalties

  • $80 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $90 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $100 Specified penalty
Section Offence
Section: 37.2(3) Offence: Stopping or Parking where prohibited in connection with a maintenance operation

Parking tag penalties

  • $120 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $150 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $215 Specified penalty
Section Offence
Section: 49(1)(e) Offence: Driving or Parking along 7th Avenue LRT Corridors

Parking tag penalties

  • $160 Early payment #1 (if paid within 10 days after the date of the offence)
  • $200 Early payment #2 (if paid 10 to 30 days after the date of the offence)
  • $270 Specified penalty
Section Offence
Section: 51.1(1) Offence: Causing Objectionable Noise
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