Veteran Parking Program
All Veterans who have valid Ontario Veteran licence plate receive free parking for a maximum of 3 hours in any City of Hamilton municipal parking lot or on-street parking meter. They also can park for free on Remembrance Day each year.
Plates are available from The Royal Canadian Legion and Ministry of Transportation
It's easy to pay for parking in Hamilton
Passport Parking App
Simply download the Passport Parking App and create an account.
Park anywhere you see the Passport Parking App sign, enter the 4-digit location ID to pay from your smartphone.
You may park your vehicle on a street where permitted. Find out which streets are through streets, available parking permits and more.
MTO Accessible Parking Permit Exemptions in Hamilton
Find out where and when you can/cannot park with an Accessible Parking Permit in Hamilton.
Municipal Car Parks
Find a Municipal Car Park in Hamilton learn more about monthly passes or request to reserve a car lot.
Hamilton has several by-laws that provide safe streets and better traffic flow throughout the City. Understand your responsibilities to avoid getting a ticket.
Parking Near Schools
Parking regulations & enforcement around schools for drivers when dropping off and picking up children from school.
Residential Parking on Private Property
Parking on/over sidewalks or on a boulevard between the sidewalk and roadway is not permitted. Learn more about boulevard parking and driveway access permits.
Hamilton Municipal Parking System
By appointment only. Please call or email to set up an in-person appointment.
80 Main Street West
April 03, 2023