Claims or lawsuits against the City of Penticton can occur for a number of reasons. Information about common issues can be found here:
If you feel the City of Penticton is liable for damages or injuries, you may submit a claim to the City. You are required to provide written notice to the City within two (2) calendar months from the date of the incident, or when you became aware of the issue, as required under Section 736 of the Local Government Act.
For lawsuits against the City of Penticton, the limitation period is generally within six months after the issue first arose. It is a good idea to consult an experienced lawyer to determine your potential limitation date.
Making a Claim Against the City of Penticton
Once you have completed the claim form, you MUST drop off in-person to City Hall, mail or email the form to:
- In-Person: Penticton City Hall 171 Main Street, Penticton – mark Attention: Claims
- Mail: Attention: Claims – City of Penticton, 171 Main Street, Penticton, BC, V2A 5A9
- Email it to us: firstname.lastname@example.org
All legal proceedings must be served on the City of Penticton’s Corporate Officer, at City of Penticton, 171 Main Street, Penticton, BC, V2A 5A9