Traffic Rules & Safety

Transportation in the City of New Westminster is regulated by the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act and the City of New Westminster Street & Traffic Bylaw.

  • The Provincial Motor Vehicle Act

    For province-wide transportation consistency, municipalities must adhere to the definitions and regulations set out in the Provincial Motor Vehicle Act.

    The City of New Westminster Street & Traffic Bylaw

    The Street & Traffic Bylaw regulates traffic and the use of streets and other public spaces in the City.

  • Snow Removal

    The Street & Traffic bylaw requires property owners to remove snow and ice from sidewalks abutting their property no later than 10:00AM of the day following a snowfall event.

    Residents’ Associations

    Residents’ Associations are non-political community groups with an interest in neighbourhood issues. The various Associations meet regularly at neighbourhood locations to discuss matters of local concern.