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 parking permit

This system allows Vaughan residents to purchase visitor, construction and monthly resident parking permits online; to purchase a 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). 


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

A reminder that parking permit holders must still follow the Parking By-law 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.

Please note that parking permits are not valid for trailers, tow trucks, buses, commercial vehicles boats, recreational vehicles and unlicensed, unused, dilapidated or abandoned vehicles.      

2. What types of parking permits can Vaughan residents purchase?

Please see the three types below for visitor, construction and resident parking permits, and visit www.vaughan.ca/parking for more information.  

Permit Type

Key provisions

What is required



Residents can purchase these for visitors for up to 10 consecutive days at a time. Visitor permits are limited to a maximum of 60 cumulative days for one vehicle at a particular address per calendar year.

Residents must provide:

- proof of address

- visitor vehicle plates

$7 per permit, for a permit of up to 10 days


Residents can purchase these for their vehicles during construction, with a limit of 30 days for one vehicle at a particular address per calendar year.

Residents must provide:

- proof of address

- vehicle registration

- proof of construction

$7 per permit, for a permit of up to 30 days

Monthly Resident Parking

(for 5 streets at present)

Residents or persons who work on non-residential streets can purchase these permits, which are available in one-, six- or 12-month periods.   

 Permits can only be purchased from five days prior to the start of the month and during the current month.

For residential streets:

-        proof of address   -        vehicle registration   

For non-residential streets:

- proof of employment on that street such as a letter of employment or paystub (in which information other than the employer name, address and applicant name are redacted) that is no older than 30 days    

- vehicle registration

$57 per month per permit

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: parking.permit@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.