City Bylaw Enforcement and Kingston Police credit focused efforts with noted decrease in charges

September 12, 2023

The City of Kingston and Kingston Police are reporting a decrease in fines and charges following another busy weekend in the University District. 

With the University District Safety Initiative (UDSI) in effect this past weekend, City Enforcement and Kingston Police had an increased presence in the area and issued several fines and charges. No nuisance parties were declared. 

Bylaw Enforcement reports the following fines and charges:  

  • Saturday Sept. 9: 16 $200 Amplified Sound Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs), 8 $200 Failure to Comply with Signs AMPs 

  • Sunday Sept. 10: 9 $200 Amplified Sound AMPs, 2 $200 Failure to Comply with Signs AMPs 

Kingston Police reports the following fines and charges: 

  • Liquor Licence Control Act: 202 Open Liquor, 12 Person Under 19 Consume Alcohol 

  • Highway Traffic Act: 3 Charges 

While the UDSI is no longer in effect, residents are reminded to be mindful of disruptive behaviours and to be respectful of all those who live in the community. More information on the Nuisance Party Bylaw can be found on the City website.