Burlington and Milton Provincial Offences Courts relocating this month to new Courthouse in Burlington

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January 21st, 2019



The Provincial Offences (POA) Courts in Burlington and Milton are getting ready to relocate to one new courthouse at 4085 Palladium Way in Burlington.

The Milton POA Court relocated its services to the Burlington POA Court on Friday, January 18, 2019. On Thursday, January 31, 2019 the Burlington POA Court and all POA court services will move to the new Halton Provincial Offences Court.

Court House POA

New Court House that will hear just provincial offences – will open early in February.

The new, consolidated Ontario Court of Justice – Halton Provincial Offences Office will open to the public on Tuesday, February 5 and will begin hearing cases on Wednesday, February 6.

Halton Court Services is a partnership of Halton Region and four local municipalities: the City of Burlington and the Towns of Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville.

The new POA Court will administer provincial offences court services for all of Halton Region. Provincial offences court services include only non-criminal provincial offences charges issued in Halton. These non-criminal charges include:

• Highway Traffic Act offences, such as speeding, driving without insurance or failing to stop at a red light.

• Municipal bylaw offences, such as excessive noise, animal control or garbage disposal.

• Offences under provincial legislation such as the Environmental Protection Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Dog Owners’ Liability Act or the Trespass to Property Act.

Facts about the Ontario Court of Justice – Halton Provincial Offences Office
Criminal charges, family law matters and Small Claims cases will not be handled at the courthouse.

• The new facility, at 34,000 square feet (3,159 square metres), will meet today’s needs more effectively and will

help Halton Court Services plan 30 years into the future.
• Beginning Tuesday, February 5, 2019, the courthouse will operate Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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