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Toys for Tickets

The City of Cambridge’s annual Toys for Tickets program kicks off this Sunday, Dec. 1. Any parking tickets received during between Dec. 1-14 can be paid with a toy of equal or greater value. 

Bring your ticket along with a new, unwrapped toy (with receipt) to the Service Cambridge counter at City Hall, 50 Dickson St., during regular business hours, Dec. 1-14. Toys will be accepted as payment for tickets until Dec. 14 only.

Please note that tickets received for parking in spaces designated for accessible parking are not eligible for the program. 

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There are a number of ways to pay for a parking ticket in the city of Cambridge. Use any of the following payment methods within 15 days of the alleged parking infraction.

 Pay online

You can pay your ticket online beginning three business days after you received the ticket. Our online payment system accepts Visa or MasterCard. There is a $1 transaction fee for this service.

To pay online, you must know your infraction number and the licence plate number of the vehicle involved. If you received a computer-generated ticket, the infraction number begins with the letter "R" or "B". If you received a handwritten ticket, the infraction number begins with the letter "S".

 

Pay by mail

You can pay your parking ticket by mailing a cheque or money order, made payable to the City of Cambridge.

Send your payment to:
City of Cambridge Development and Infrastructure,
Parking Tickets P.O. Box 669 Cambridge, ON N1R 5W8

Please include your ticket number on the cheque.

Pay in person

Make a ticket payment in person at our Cashier Counter located at:

City Hall, First Floor
50 Dickson Street
Cambridge, ON N1R 5W8

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

We accept cash, debit, cheque, money order, Visa or Mastercard.

You need your ticket number to complete the transaction.

Pay at our drop box

Pay by cheque or money order and drop your payment in the night drop box on the Dickson Street side of the City Hall building located at 50 Dickson Street. Make your cheque or money order payable to the City of Cambridge. Please include your ticket number on the cheque.

Do not make cash payments through the drop box.

Challenging a ticket

Do you think you received a ticket in error? Call (519) 621-0740 ext. 7926 to speak to a First Attendance assistant.

After speaking to a First Attendance assistant you can book an appointment for a  meeting to challenge your parking ticket. You and your authorized agent must bring the infraction notice with you to this meeting.

Appointments are available on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at:

City Hall
50 Dickson Street
Cambridge, ON N1R 5W8

This customer service helps us resolve parking ticket infractions without having to schedule Provincial Court Trials.

Challenging a ticket in court

If you wish to challenge the evidence of the officer who issued your ticket, you can set up a trial. You or your agent must sign a Notice of Intention to Appear in Court (available at City Hall) to commence the trial procedures. All Provincial infraction matters in the Region of Waterloo are administered through the Kitchener court, located at:

77 Queen Street North
Kitchener, ON N2H 2H2

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed on statutory holidays)