Provincial Offences

Please reference the information below on how to attend remote court on the date/time indicated on your summons or on your notice:

Call toll free 1-855-703-8985, or join by Zoom online as follows:

  • Courtroom #1 - Meeting ID: 957 4061 7183 Passcode: 222958
  • Courtroom #2 - Meeting ID: 936 9524 9280 Passcode: 224862
  • Courtroom #3 - Meeting ID: 974 4012 1742 Passcode: 632813

Please review the Best Practices for Remote Hearings guide prior to attending remote court.

In-person and remote appearances are available; however, you must follow the directions on your court notice to attend your initial court appearance. If it is scheduled for remote appearance and you do not have the proper equipment, please call the general line at 519-255-6555 to make alternate arrangements.

Phones are answered Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30pm.

Counter services are available to the public at Suite 401-400 City Hall Square East. Hours of operation are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) and are by appointment only at least 24 hours in advance. Please click here to schedule an appointment: Book Appointment. Walk-ins are accepted but are not encouraged. Scheduled appointments will take priority over walk ins.

If you need to make an Early Resolution Request or Trial Request:

  • Currently, Early Resolution requests can be accepted by mail, email or online at ontario.ca/ticketsandfines or in person by booking an appointment 24 hours in advance. There is a drop box located outside of the 400 City Hall Square building for those that do not have access to the email or for after hours.
  • Trial requests are accepted by mail, email and in person by booking an appointment 24 hours in advance. Please email poa.tickets@citywindsor.ca with your completed Notice of Intention to Appear (POA0813) form found on our website under POA forms. There is a drop box located outside of the 400 City Hall Square East building for those that do not have access to the email or for after hours.

If you are looking to make a payment:

  • Payment can be made over the phone, via paytickets.ca online, by mail or in person by booking an appointment 24 hours in advance.
  • Please attach the Mail in Payment Form found on our website under POA forms for mail in payments.
  • Only full payments of fines are accepted online.

For Court Questions or Applications:

  • You can call 519-255-6555 Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30pm
  • You can make an in-person appointment at least 24 hours in advance. 

Please check our website at regularly to keep up to date on any changes in services and timelines that may affect your tickets and fines.


Notice: Provincial Offences Court Location

  • All court activity will now take place at Suite 401-400 City Hall Square East.

The Provincial Offences Act (POA) is a provincial statute that sets out procedures for the prosecution of offences under other provincial statutes and regulations and municipal by-laws. The Windsor/Essex Provincial Offences division provides for the prosecutorial and court administrative functions for all Provincial Offences matters on behalf of Windsor/Essex County Court Service Area, including enforcement, collection and distribution of fine revenues.

The POA provisions govern all aspects from serving notices to a defendant to conducting trials. Provincial Offences are non-criminal charges, covering over 120 different Acts primarily issued by the police, which include but are not limited to the following:

  • Highway Traffic Act - includes speeding, careless driving, fail to wear seatbelt assembly, etc.
  • Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act - includes failing to surrender insurance card or possessing an invalid insurance card, etc.
  • Liquor Licence Act - includes being intoxicated in a public place, selling alcohol to a minor, etc.
  • Trespass to Property Act - includes entering premise when entry is prohibited, failing to leave premises as directed to do so, etc.

For more general information, see the Guide for Defendants in Provincial Offences Cases.

Address:
City Hall - Provincial Offences
Suite 401-400 City Hall Square East
Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9A 7K6
Phone: (519) 255-6555
Fax: (519) 255-6556​​​​​​

 

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