Legal Department

Provides in-house legal services to the Mayor, Council and Administration of the City of North Bay.

City Solicitor

  • Provides legal services and governance advice to the Council and Administration of the City of North Bay, the North Bay Police Services Board, the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board and the North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority.
  • Prepares, negotiates, or approves most by-laws and agreements.
  • Liaison of Insured claims and defence of uninsured claims.
  • Represents the City in labour arbitrations, collection litigation, Ontario Municipal Board planning hearings and other administrative tribunals.

City Prosecutor

  • Prosecutes Provincial Offences issued in the North Bay Court Service Area by North Bay Police, Ontario Provincial Police, West Nipissing Police, Anishinabek Police and Military Police.

Important Links

Request a trial date, fine payments, general inquiries, etc.

Provincial Offences Administration Centre

P.O. Box 360
North Bay, ON P1B 8H8

By Telephone:

705-474-0400 x 2146 or 2147


By Fax:


More Information


Peter Leckie
 City Solicitor
 (705) 474-0400 x2511
Tina Murphy
 Assistant City Solicitor / City Prosecutor
 (705) 474-0400 x2520
Ron Melnyk
 By-Law Enforcement Officer
 (705) 474-0400 x2512
Patricia Barons
 Assistant to the City Prosecutor
 (705) 474-0400 x2526
Cathy Thompson
 Law clerk
 705-474-0400 x2508