Provincial Offences Court

Scam alert

The City is aware of text messages being sent from “Ontario Courts” to residents advising of unpaid court fines and requesting payment of late fees. These were not sent by the City of Guelph or Guelph Provincial Offences Office (POA). Do not click the link. These messages should be ignored and deleted. If you have any questions, contact us at 519-826-0762.

If you suspect that you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501 or your local police detachment.

Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras

  • Automated Speed Enforcement cameras have been in use in Guelph school zones since August 1, 2023.
  • Speeding tickets will be mailed to registered owners of motor vehicles who are found speeding within these identified school zones.
  • There are no associated demerit points on Automated Speed Enforcement tickets.
  • There are no impacts to a driver’s abstract for Automated Speed Enforcement tickets.
  • To learn more about Automated Speed Enforcement tickets and options refer to frequently asked questions about automated speed enforcement
  • To learn more about Automated Speed Enforcement please go to
  • To learn more about Guelph’s Vision Zero initiative: Vision Zero in Guelph
The Provincial Offences Court is responsible for the administrative and prosecutorial processes arising from violations contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act, the Trespass to Property Act and other statutes and regulations.


Ontario Court of Justice

59 Carden Street, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 2Z9. Free 2 hour on-street parking. Administration and prosecutions offices are open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Refer to Important notice for Provincial Offences (POA) matters for details.

Contact Administration

Press 1 for administration and parking, or email [email protected]
Press 2 for collections, or email [email protected]
Press 4 for all general inquiries
Fax: 519-826-6814
[email protected]

Contact Prosecution

Press 3
Fax: 519-826-0284
[email protected]