Multi Vehicle Parking Permit

Get a permit for multi vehicle on-street parking.

In certain situations, you may need to park multiple vehicles (or your trailer/camper) on the street near your address. In this case you will need to get a multi vehicle permit.

The permit will allow for vehicles to park during the approved time and will grant permission to park:

  • Longer than 3 hours
  • Between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m.

Permit name

Multi Vehicle Parking (MVP) Permit


This MVP permit is available for:

  • Residents that need short term on-street parking for guests (weddings, parties etc.).
  • Residents that need to park a camper.
  • Developers or builders requesting permits for residents. Permits are available when construction/paving has caused the homeowners' private parking to be unavailable.
  • Multi residential buildings requesting permits on behalf of tenants. Permits are available for up to 15 days when activities, such as garage repair, require residents to park on the street.
  • Organizations holding an event for its members or guests.

Upon approval these permits do not guarantee parking spaces will be available on the street.

Duration of permit

  • Up to 15 days per year


  • Varies

Request this permit

Requests must be submitted five business days in advance of the start date to allow for review and processing.

To request a MVP Permit:

  1. Review all of the information on this page, including the Terms and Conditions.
  2. Open the Multi Vehicle Parking Permit request form.
  3. Complete the online Parking Permit request.

Multi Vehicle Parking Permit Request form

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:

Single-use residential MVP
  • Requests will be approved based on availability of parking in the area. The permit will specify the number of vehicles approved.
  • The applicant is responsible for making accommodations for any vehicles that are not covered by the approved permit.
Recreational camper MVP
  • These permits are for 24 hours only and must be displayed on the vehicle (one night before trip and one night upon return from trip).
  • Available to Oakville residents only. Not intended for visitors to the household with a camper.
  • If you require parking for both loading and unloading you must request two separate permits.
  • Parking operations will assess where to best offer parking based on availability and suitable location.
  • Permit may be denied based on availability to accommodate length of vehicle.
  • Motor homes must be attached to the vehicle at all times when on road.
  • These permits are offered to Oakville residents as a courtesy for load up/unloading only.
  • Motor home cannot be connected to power or water services.
Roadway construction MVP
  • These permits are requested by the builder, developer or town contractor.
  • Applicants can request up to 15 dates per year.
  • These permits are available when access to private parking is temporarily denied due to construction of the road, sidewalk, curb, utility, etc.
  • Staff will review and approve locations where parking availability exists.
Multi-residential permit MVP
  • These permits are requested by property management or by the condo corporation.
  • Extension may be granted for building projects spanning past a 15 day period when a valid building permit exists.
Organizational/business MVP
  • An organization (e.g. a church or a school) may request permits for overflow parking during a special event (e.g. back to school open house). 
  • These permits are requested by the organization
Special event MVP
  • MVP permits will not allow for parking in areas that have temporary "no parking" signs or road closures posted for a special event.
  • The Town of Oakville is not responsible for loss or damage to vehicles while parked on the town road allowance, however caused.
A MVP permit cannot be used to park a vehicle:
  • In such a manner to block another vehicle
  • In a fire route
  • In a designated accessible parking space
  • Within one metre of a driveway
  • Within three metres of a fire hydrant
  • Within 10 metres of an intersection
  • Within 15 metres of a bus stop
  • On any other street than identified on the permit
  • Contrary to other parking regulations, signed or unsigned or temporary signage placed during special events
  • For more than 24 hours without moving
  • During a snow clearing event
  • Vehicles not covered under MVP
The following vehicles are not covered under an MVP unless otherwise specified in the approved permit:
  • Commercial vehicles
  • Recreational vehicles
  • Trailers
  • Vehicles with attached trailer
  • Un-plated vehicles
  • Vehicles with expired plates
  • Vehicles with a temporary license or trip permit
  • Inoperable vehicles
  • Vehicles leaking/dripping fluids
  • Vehicle storage (parking a vehicle on the street for longer than 24 hours is considered vehicle storage)
  • Resale
  • Other uses not specified by the resident at the time of request

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