Wedding featuring ferris wheel draws wave of complaints

Wedding with a ferris wheel

An over-the-top wedding celebration in Surrey featuring a ferris wheel sparked a bombardment of noise complaints from neighbours.

CTV News reports RCMP were called to a home on 192 Street and 76 Avenue Tuesday night. More than 50 neighbours called to complain between 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Surrey bylaw said it issued 15 parking tickets and towed multiple vehicles.

"This appeared to be a wedding celebration," Surrey Bylaw told CTV. "Bylaw officers advised the organizer of (the) wedding to stop and desist their activities due to noise and traffic issues impacting the neighbourhood."

Mounties and bylaw officers followed up the next day and issued stop work orders for the ferris wheel and multiple illegal tents.

"The city also issued compliance orders to the owner due to concerns over the electrical set up," the bylaw department said, adding that fines for zoning and building infractions will be issued.

The Surrey Now-Leader reported the wedding was for Punjabi singer-actor Parmish Verma and Geet Grewal, a Liberal MP candidate in the last federal election.

with files from CTV Vancouver

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