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Legal Services

The Legal Services department is comprised of the offices of the City Solicitor, City Prosecutor and Bylaw Enforcement.

City Solicitor

  • Provides legal services and governance advice to the Council and Administration of the City of North Bay, the North Bay Police Services Board, the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board and the North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority.
  • Prepares, negotiates, or approves most by-laws and agreements.
  • Liaison of Insured claims and defence of uninsured claims.
  • Represents the City in labour arbitrations, collection litigation, Ontario Municipal Board planning hearings and other administrative tribunals.

City Prosecutor

  • Prosecutes Provincial Offences issued in the North Bay Court Service Area by North Bay Police, Ontario Provincial Police, West Nipissing Police, Anishinabek Police and Military Police.

Bylaw EnforcementĀ 

  • Investigation, enforcement and education on municipal bylaws.

Important Links

Request a trial date, fine payments, general inquiries, etc.

Provincial Offences Administration Centre

200 McIntyre St East

North Bay, ON P1B 8V6

By Telephone:

705-474-0400 x 2146 or 2147

By Fax:


Related Information
Ron Melnyk
By-Law Enforcement Coordinator 705-474-0400 x2512
Natalie Rochon
Assistant City Solicitor / City Prosecutor 705-474-0626 x 2526
Crystal McGeachy
Legal Secretary 705-474-0626 x 2526