City councillors recently voted 5-2 in favour of amending the Good Neighbourhood Bylaw, giving police officers and bylaw officers the power to give out $100 fines for loitering. (Black Press file photo)

VIDEO: Penticton residents react to city’s plan to crack down on loitering

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The City of Penticton is planning to crack down on loitering in the downtown area by giving police and bylaw officers the power to issue $100 fines.

On May 21, city councillors voted 5-2 to amend the Good Neighbourhood Bylaw, which would allow for this change.

READ MORE: Bylaw changes may be coming to address antisocial behaviour in Penticton

READ MORE: Advocate says Penticton bylaw targeting less fortunate

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