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City is Prepared for Potential Canada Post Delivery Interruption

Jul 07, 2016

Due to the potential for interruption of postal service the City of Mississauga has made alternate arrangements. The following information will be updated as required.

Property Tax Mailing
•  All residential property tax bills were mailed the week of June 10. Commercial/industrial tax bills were mailed the week of June 24. Bills paid by mortgage companies in bulk were couriered as per usual practice.  Payment can be made through banks, telephone and internet banking and at the Cashier Desk, 300 City Centre Drive. The Cashier Desk is open Monday to Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. A drop box is available for after hour payment on the north side of the building. Late payment charges will not be waived for any bill that has been issued. 

Council and Committees of Council
•  Legislated Public Notices to be provided either through newspaper advertisement or by personal service and fax (to be determined by the size of the distribution.)  Public Notices are also provided online at mississauga.ca/portal/cityhall/publicnotices. Committee of Adjustment Public Notices can be viewed at mississauga.ca/portal/residents/cofa

E-Stores
•  Shipment of goods purchased online through eCity will be suspended. 
 
Provincial Offences Court
•  The public is still responsible for the payment of Provincial Offences Act fines on set due dates.

•  The following methods of payment are available: 
   1.  In person at any Provincial Offences office in the province of Ontario
   2.  Some types of fines can be paid online at paytickets.ca  (a service fee of $3.00 will apply)
   3.  Telephone payment can be made by calling the Provincial Offence court, City of Mississauga at 905-615-4500 during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday) to make credit card payments for 3161 tickets only (code at top left of ticket).

•  Residents are also encouraged to consider:
   1.  delivering time-sensitive materials to the court in person
   2.  using courier or a professional process server
   3.  faxing or emailing Early Resolution meeting requests only by scanning a copy of both sides of the green early resolution request with the appropriate option selected to court.admin@mississauga.ca

•  As per regular practice if requesting a trial date, please attend the court office named on the Offence Notice.

•  If you have already mailed documents or forms to the court by regular mail, the court may not be able to complete your request until the interruption ends.

Parking Tickets
•  The public is still responsible for paying Penalty/Parking Infraction Notices on pre-set due dates.

•  The following methods of payment are available:
   1.  Online:  For Penalty Notices use mississauga.ca/paypenalty and for Parking Infraction Notices use mississauga.ca/parkingtickets (a service fee of $1.50 will apply).
   2.  Pay by Phone: For Penalty/Parking Infraction Notices call 1-877-678-8465 using Visa, Mastercard or American Express.  In the Greater Toronto Area call 905-755-1295 (a service fee of $1.50 will apply).
   3.  In Person: Visit the Ontario Court of Justice, 950 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., or Civic Centre, Cashier Desk, 300 City Centre Drive, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

•  As of the first day of the interruption, no late fees will be added to Penalty Notices and for Parking Infractions. Late fees may be waived during the interruption. No notices will be mailed out as of the first day of the interruption until it ends.

Animal Services
•  Effective on the first day of the interruption, Animal Services will not mail out pet renewal notices.

For more information, call the City’s Citizen Contact Centre at 3-1-1 (905-615-4311 outside city limits).

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Media Contact:
Cynthia Ulba
Senior Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga                                                  
905-615-3200, ext. 5051                                        
Cynthia.ulba@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151

 






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