Courtesy On-Street Parking Permit

Get a permit for limited, no fee temporary on-street parking.

Residents and their visitors can get no fee, temporary on-street parking permits to park their vehicles on the street.

  • You can park on the street for longer than three hours, or between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. 
  • You can request courtesy on-street parking for up to a maximum of 15 days per vehicle, per year.
  • You can not park your vehicle against any other by-laws. 

If a sign is posted with a timed restrictions, such as, "no parking 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.", please contact Service Oakville at 905-845-6601 for information on obtaining a temporary on-street parking permit.

After using your 15 courtesy days for the year, additional permits will need to be purchased. Visit the Parking Permits page to review options.

Permit name

Courtesy Temporary On-street Parking Permit


This permit is currently available to residents for 15 days of no fee parking when Courtesy On-street Parking Permits are properly requested.

These permits do not guarantee a parking space will be available on the street and are subject to limitations found in the terms and conditions.

Duration of permit

  • Maximum of 15 days per vehicle, per year


  • No fee

Request this permit

To request a Courtesy Temporary On-street Parking Permit:

  1. Review all of the information on this page, including the Terms and Conditions.
  2. Sign into your town account.
  3. Complete an online Parking Permit request.

How to submit a permit request

  1. Click "Sign in"
    • On a desktop or laptop computer you'll find "Sign In" in the upper-right corner of this page.
    • On a tablet or mobile phone, click on the menu button (three horizontal lines) in the top right corner of this page. Then click "Sign in" on the top-left corner when the menu page opens.
  2. If you don't yet have a town account:
    • Select "Create Account"
    • Complete all the required fields with your information. When you are done, select "Create an account."
    • You will receive a pop-up message directing you to check the email used to create your account. The email contains a link to create your password. You must complete this step within 24 hours to activate your account.
    • Once your password is created, you will be redirected to the Online Services page, and you should see that you are signed in (your name is displayed in the top right-hand corner).
  3. Sign in to your account.
  4. Select “Parking and Enforcement” then “Courtesy Temporary On-Street Parking Permit” to make a request.

For all permits

  • Parking charges and permits are for use of parking space only
  • The Town of Oakville, its employees or agents are not responsible for loss or damage to vehicle or its contents, however caused
  • A parking space is not guaranteed
  • NSF fee will be applied if payment could not be processed or if payment was declined
  • Failure to make payment will result in cancellation of the permit
  • No credit or refunds for period of time when parking is not used, or parking not found
  • Only those vehicles identified in the permit holder’s account are permitted to use the permit for parking
  • The Town of Oakville reserves the right, with 30 days’ notice, to change rates, fees or parking permit program
  • The Town of Oakville reserves the right to refuse the renewal or issuance of any permit if there are multiple unpaid parking tickets or penalties
  • Permits are non-transferable
  • Permit can only be registered to a vehicle with current licence registration

The permit holder is responsible for

  • Adhering to all the terms and conditions related to their permit
  • Parking their vehicle in the location identified on the permit
  • Parking their vehicle in a parking space designated with pavement markings, if the location has demarcated parking spaces
  • Ensuring all contact, payment and vehicle information is current
  • Ensuring the vehicle is not a commercial vehicle, recreational vehicle, trailer, vehicle with trailer or inoperable vehicle
  • Ensuring the vehicle is properly plated and registered with a valid permit
  • NSF fees if payment could not be processed or if payment was declined
  • Alternate parking arrangements and charges if parking space is not found
  • Contacting Municipal Enforcement Services when a permit is lost or stolen
  • Paying a permit replacement fee for any lost or stolen permit
  • Locking their vehicle when parked
  • Ensuring the vehicle is not parked contrary to other parking regulations, signed or unsigned

Terms specific to this permit

Further to the terms and conditions identified for all permits, the permit holder is responsible that the permitted vehicle:

  • Is not stored on the street parked longer than 24 hours without moving
  • Is not parked in a paid parking space whether meter or lot
  • Is not parked in a signed 2-hour parking zone during the posted time restriction
  • Is not parked during snow-clearing or road maintenance operations

Temporary on-street permits will not allow for parking in areas that have temporary "no parking" signs or road closures posted for a special event.

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