Tickets & Parking

Veteran Parking Program

Effective June 1, 2017, all Veterans who have valid Ontario Veteran licence plates receive free parking for a maximum of 3 hours in any municipal parking lot or on-street parking meter.

Veteran licence plates

Veteran licence plates are available from the The Royal Canadian Legion. For more information about how to apply for a veteran licence plate visit

Park for free on Remembrance Day

In addition to the Veteran Parking Program, the City of Hamilton offers all Veterans exhibiting an Ontario Veteran Licence Plate free parking on Remembrance Day, November 11th, of each year.