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Lethbridge College asking City Council to increase parking fines

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Students at Lethbridge College could be facing increased fines if they are caught parking without a permit.

The college has applied to City Council to amend a local traffic bylaw in order to raise parking fines to $50. That would be reduced to $35 if paid within seven days.

Tickets are currently $30, but are reduced to $15 if paid in a week.

Lethbridge College notes in its submission to Council, “the current fine structure is insufficient to encourage those parking on its grounds to purchase the required permit.”

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The amendment would only cover the college’s parking lots.

If passed, the change would come into effect Sept. 1.

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