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This Unit is tasked primarily with enforcing the Parking By-law. They are also responsible for assisting with the enforcement of zoning, dumping and noise complaints after hours. Staff in this unit provide twenty-four hour coverage throughout the city.

Parking Enforcement in Vaughan is delivered by applying both a proactive and reactive methodology. Officers patrol the City, providing education and encouraging compliance with the Parking By-law and issue Tickets/ Penalty Notices for parking violations on City streets.  Staff also patrol commercial and private property for disabled and fire route violations.

Although the City offers parking enforcement services on private property for a fee, private property enforcement is, for the most part, undertaken by private security companies that are authorized by the City to issue penalties.

The Parking By-law (No. 1-96), as amended, regulates parking in the City of Vaughan. Unless otherwise posted, parking is prohibited for longer than 3 hours between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm and parking is prohibited on all streets in the City of Vaughan between 2:00 am to 6:00 am. These regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week all year long.  For a full list of parking infractions click here.

Accessible Parking

Accessible Parking Permits allow the holders to park in disabled spaces, but do not provide an exemption from any other parking violations. To be valid, permits cannot have expired on the date of parking and need to be displayed properly.

The front of the accessible parking permit must be clearly and completely visible from the outside of the vehicle. It must be placed face up on the dashboard, or attached to the turned-down sun visor. Always check to ensure your permit is fully visible prior to leaving your vehicle.




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