On-street parking

The town does not allow permanent on-street parking. Town by-laws prohibit parking during the following times without a permit:

  • No parking longer than three hours
  • No parking between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. between the months of November 15 to April 15 (areas south of Dundas Street)
  • No parking between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. (all year north of Dundas Street)

Other posted by-laws may be applicable to limit parking on a street.

In addition, town by-laws prohibits vehicles from parking:

  • within one metre of a driveway
  • within three metres of a fire hydrant
  • within 10 metres of an intersection
  • on or overhanging a sidewalk
  • on a boulevard, median or island
  • facing the wrong direction of traffic
  • in such a manner to block another vehicle
  • in an area signs No Parking or No Stopping

Please note that not all parking regulations are posted on signs.

If you would like to request that restricted parking be implemented on your street you will be required to submit an informal petition to the town. The petition is a pre-screening process before a technical analysis of the request is undertaken. For more information please contact ServiceOakville at 905-845-6601.

Permits available

For more information on the various permit types please visit the parking permits page.

The following permits are offered by the town:

Temporary on-street parking

Having guests? Unable to access your driveway due to construction? Residents and their visitors may easily obtain a temporary on-street parking permit online. Offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, this online system is part of the town's commitment to provide east access to our services. A temporary on-street parking permit is issued up to a maximum of 15 days per vehicle per year. If parking is required longer than 15 days, you may request a paid temporary on-street parking permit

Paid temporary on-street parking permits - south of Dundas Street

Permits for overnight on-street parking are available for residents living south of Dundas Street and north of the QEW, beginning November 27, 2020. The program will be expanded to residential areas south of the QEW in early 2021. This is a temporary program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to allow residents to park their extra vehicles near their home. Please visit the permits page to obtain a paid temporary on-street parking permit. 

North of Dundas permits

Permits for overnight on-street parking is available to residents north of Dundas to park their vehicles overnight on select streets.

Commercial district permits

Daytime monthly paid parking permits are available in various areas in downtown Oakville, Kerr Village and Bronte Village.