With support from the Calgary Police Service and Alberta Motor
Assocation, and many of our classroom teachers, we have patrollers on Northmount drive before
and after school to provide assistance to cross safely. Please be patient as the patrollers help our students and their families cross safely.
The alley is not part of the patrol mandate. Below is a reminder of the City of Calgary bylaws in
relation to parking/spotting in the alleyway. These bylaws are in place to help keep all our citizens
Please help our students understand the safety implications by following these bylaws. Thank you
for your support.
Covered under: City of Calgary Traffic Bylaw Section 27(1)
In alley - within 1.5m
The bylaw says: "No owner or operator of a vehicle shall stop or park or permit the stopping or
parking of the vehicle on either side of any alley in front of or within one and one half meters of
a driveway or garage entrance entering into the alley."
In simple terms: Vehicles parked in front of, or within 1.5 meters of a driveway or garage
entrance in an alley can be ticketed and/or towed.
Purpose: This section ensures that vehicles have safe access to garages and driveways. Vehicles
parked too close to garages and driveways limit visibility and are a safety concern to motorists
Applicable Fines: If paid within 10 days: $40, within 30 days: $50, after 30 days: $75
When delivering or picking up students on Northmount Drive, please use the crosswalk. Be street-safety wise. Jaywalking is illegal and dangerous. Parents can park on the school side of Northmount Drive east of the bus zone which avoids crossing Northmount Drive. U-turns are not permitted on Northmount Drive.
Suggested parking areas are the Brentwood Arena, Batchelor Crescent, Bearspaw Drive, the south side of Northmount Drive or 34th Street – by Sir Winston Churchill Pool. Please be courteous and park responsibly when dropping off or picking up your children from school. Please do not use the staff parking lot. We ask all parents driving to school to put your vehicle in 'park' when stopped.
Please take the time to keep our students as safe as possible!
Watch the Jaywalking presentation created by students.
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