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Welcome to the City of Vaughan's Online Parking Permits System

The City issues parking permits for visitors of residents, as well as other types of parking permits listed at www.vaughan.ca/parking.  

How to purchase a visitor parking permit

This system allows Vaughan residents to purchase visitor parking permits for their guests online; to purchase a visitor parking permit, you must first create an account by providing proof of your home address (such as a driver’s licence, property tax bill, utility bill or lease or rental agreement) and your visitor's vehicle information.  You may also purchase a visitor parking permit (or other parking permits, such as construction and monthly parking permits for specific streets) in person at our office during regular business hours.


Frequently asked questions

1. What are parking regulations in the City of Vaughan?

The City of Vaughan prohibits parking on all city streets between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. year-round and prohibits vehicles from parking on any street for longer than 3 hours between the hours of 6 a.m. and 2 a.m., unless otherwise posted. Learn about other regulations at www.vaughan.ca/parking

2.What does a visitor parking permit allow a visitor to do?

A visitor parking permit allows a resident's guest to to park on their permitted streets at any time of the day, for up to 10 consecutive days per permit, for a maximum of 60 calendar days per year per vehicle. 

A reminder that parking permit holders must still follow the Parking By-law 1-96 (PDF) and other relevant laws, and that in the City of Vaughan, it is illegal to:

  • - park within three meters of a fire hydrant;
  • - park within a "No Park" or "No Stop" zone;
  • - park within nine meters of an intersection;
  • - park within 0.6 meters of a private roadway;
  • - interfere with snow-clearing operations (I.e., when there is five centimetres of snow fall or more, no vehicles should park on the street);
  • - park left wheels to the curb; and
  • - park on private property without the consent of the owner or occupant.

As well, visitor parking permits are not valid for trailers, tow trucks, buses, commercial vehicles, boats, recreational vehicles and unlicensed, unused, dilapidated or abandoned vehicles.         

Note that other types of parking permits, such as construction and monthly parking permits, have different conditions and can be purchased in person at our department location, as  per www.vaughan.ca/parking

3. Where can I obtain assistance or purchase a permit in person?

You can obtain assistance or purchase a permit at our department during regular business hours:

By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services Department, City of Vaughan

Vaughan City Hall, Level 100, 2141 Major Mackenzie Dr., Vaughan, ON  L6A 1T1

Phone: 905-832-2281 | Email: bylaw@vaughan.ca | Website: www.vaughan.ca/parking

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm, except for statutory holidays

4. What browser is best to use for this system?

This site has been optimized for use with Google Chrome.

5. How will my information be used?

Notice of collection of personal information 

This application may contain personal information as defined under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The collection of this information will be used for the purposes of law enforcement and specifically the enforcement of Parking By-law 1-96, which was passed under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as amended. This information will be used by the City of Vaughan to process this application and may become part of any Penalty Notice, Parking Infraction Notice and/or prosecution and collection files where applicable. This information may also be used for other law enforcement purposes to ensure compliance with all applicable statutes, regulations and by-laws, including the collection of fines under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25.   Questions regarding this collection may be directed to the Director of By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services, City of Vaughan, 2141 Major Mackenzie Dr., Vaughan, Ontario L6A 1T1, (905) 832-2281.

Note that the City of Vaughan is not responsible for any theft or damage to vehicles.