Updated notice to the public regarding Provincial Offences Act services as of September 2, 2020

Cobourg, ON – September 2, 2020 –  Northumberland County is advising the public that the Ministry of the Attorney General has further postponed all in-person Provincial Offences-related court appearances until after October 16, 2020. Notice of new court dates will be sent to recipients by mail to the address on file with the court. 

Review the full updated order from the Ministry of the Attorney General regarding Provincial Offences Act Matters.  

While Provincial Offences Act (POA) offices in Northumberland remain closed to the public, the building at 860 William Street, Cobourg does remain accessible for other Ministry of the Attorney General/Ontario Court of Justice processes. Please note, all visitors are screened at the front entrance prior to being admitted access to the facility.

POA staff continue to provide administrative services such as processing of tickets, fines, and applications to the court. Residents can connect with staff about these matters in the following ways:

Residents are encouraged to pay tickets online, and to access online forms

Up-to-date information about County service changes and facility closures in response to COVID-19 is available on our COVID-19 web page