Anti-Idling Bylaw

Turn the key! Jasper’s idle-free!

Reducing Unnecessary Vehicle Emissions
The Municipality of Jasper has an anti-idling bylaw that limits unnecessary idling. The Municipality of Jasper is committed to reducing vehicle emissions that adversely affect air quality and health and contribute to climate change by requiring motorists to reduce vehicle idling through the Jasper Anti-Idling Bylaw (PDF). Unnecessary idling in the Municipality of Jasper could result in a fine.

Types of Allowed Idling
Vehicles may idle to defrost a windshield. Once the windshield is clear, drive away or turn the vehicle off.

For More Information
Questions about the bylaw can be directed to Bylaw Enforcement Services at