The Commissionaires are a Municipal Enforcement agency and act as our Municipal Enforcement Officers to help keep residents of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s safe. In April of 2017, the Commissionaires entered into a joint venture with the Town of Torbay and the Town of Portugal Cove – St. Philip’s to increase the level of security and to enhance a visible presence through in a marked vehicle by patrols throughout the towns. Both the Commissionaires and the RNC have the ability to issue tickets for non-moving violations of the Town’s Traffic Regulations.

Some of the key areas of that the Commissionaires Municipal Enforcement Officers provide support for include:

– Noise complaints (Such as barking dogs, unruly parties and music, and construction after hours)

– Enforcing Traffic Regulations through ticketing of non-moving traffic violations

– School Zone patrols to control the speed limit in these areas

– Working closely with the RNC, to provide information on illegal activity

– Enforcing winter parking ban

– Provide assistance in an emergency to the Fire Department or ambulance through traffic control


The Commissionaires be reached by calling the town at 895-8000. The Town also has an after hours service, just call the Town at 895-8000 and you will be directed to the appropriate department.

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