The City of Ottawa’s winter overnight parking regulations are in effect between November 15 and April 1st.
Parking is not permitted on city streets between the hours of 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. when 7 cm of snow or more is forecast by Environment Canada in the Ottawa area and the City has enacted a parking ban.
Vehicles that remain parked on the street when an overnight parking ban is in effect are subject to being ticketed and towed.
If you have an on-street parking permit, your vehicle is exempt from winter overnight parking restrictions. However, your co-operation in finding alternate parking will help city crews clear the streets quickly and efficiently, which benefits all of us.
You can stay informed about overnight parking bans by signing up for an e-alert or by following the City’s official social media channels. The local media is also advised in the event overnight parking restrictions are in effect.
Enforcement of winter overnight parking restrictions will continue each evening until snow clearing is completed and the City issues a special advisory indicating that the overnight parking restriction has been lifted.