Municipal Police

The Municipal Police enforce city by-laws and regulations; respond to inquiries and complaints, and issue violation notices and municipal ticketing.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) provides police services within the City of Corner Brook; whereas the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) services the areas outside the city boundaries.

By-laws & Regulations

Click here for a complete list of city by-laws and regulations.

Taxi Licensing

In accordance with the City of Corner Brook’s taxi regulations, taxi operators are required to obtain an Annual Taxicab Operating License and drivers are required to obtain an Annual Taxicab Drivers License.  All appropriate fees must be paid prior to operating.  All licenses issued under these regulations are valid from May 1st to April 30th of the next calendar year.  All fares for taxicab services are regulated by the City and are posted in the taxi regulations schedule “D”.

On August 20, 2012, the Corner Brook City Council approved the rates for the Taxi Fare Increases at the public Council meeting.

Mobile Vending Regulations

As indicated in the mobile vending regulations any person wishing to operate a mobile vending unit within City boundaries must obtain a mobile vending permit and pay the appropriate fees prior to starting operation.  A Mobile Vendor is considered to be one who sells food or goods in a temporary establishment.  A certificate of insurance is also required with provisions for general and automotive liability.  Coverage is as outlined in the regulations section 5(c)(v) of the mobile vending regulations.


The city has both metered and free parking throughout the downtown core.  Metered streets are Broadway, Main Street, Herald Avenue and West Street.  Fees are $1.00 per hour.  Meters are monitored from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday except for holidays.  Limited free parking is also available.

To contest a parking ticket issued by the City of Corner Brook you must contact Provincial Court by following the procedure as explained on the ticket summons.  Fines may be paid up to 24 hours before the default conviction date noted near the bottom of the ticket.  Failure to pay the fine within the prescribed time will result in Provincial Court prosecution, see the ticket summons for payment options.

To report a malfunctioned meter please contact the Customer Service Desk at 709-637-1666 or complete a Meter Malfunctioning/Ticket Complaint Form.

Contacts & Location

Municipal enforcement officers are available Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., located on the main level of Corner Brook city hall.

Bruce Tibbo – Senior Municipal Enforcement Officer

Jarvis Baines – Municipal Enforcement Officer

Jamie Alexander – Municipal Enforcement Officer

Cory White – Municipal Enforcement Officer/Animal Control