Dan Curtis

'They're just doing their jobs,' Curtis said of the bylaw officers who issued tickets to parked cars while police had cordoned off part of downtown Friday. (Mike Rudyk/CBC)

Whitehorse bylaw officials say they'll waive parking tickets issued during last Friday's police emergency on Main Street.

Whitehorse RCMP closed several downtown blocks to traffic late Friday morning while they investigated a suspicious package found at the CIBC bank.

May Dan Curtis confirmed bylaw's offer to waive the tickets at Monday's council meeting, and offered an apology for any inconvenience the tickets may have caused.

"You know, sometimes it's a grey area and they're just doing their jobs and those that got tickets and couldn't get their cars out, I apologize, and if they come to City Hall we'll take care of them," Curtis said.

It's not clear how many cars were ticketed during or after the police emergency.