Parking Rules & Fines (Dec/2023)

From: City of Ottawa Regulations and Restrictions: Parking Infractions & Associated Fines

Parking Rules of the Road Infraction
* Early payment is within 15 days
Early Payment Fine
Park facing wrong direction - raised curb $55 $75
Stop facing wrong direction - raised curb $55 $75
Park more than 15 cm from raised curb $50 $70
Stop more than 15 cm from raised curb $50 $70
Park facing wrong direction - no curb $55 $75
Stop facing wrong direction - no curb $55 $75
Park too far from right limit of highway - no curb $50 $70
Stop too far from right limit of highway - no curb $50 $70
Park facing wrong direction - one way traffic - raised curb $55 $75
Stop facing wrong direction - one way traffic - raised curb $55 $75
Park more than 15 cm from raised curb - one way traffic $50 $70
Stop more than 15 cm from raised curb - one way traffic $50 $70
Park facing wrong direction - one way traffic - no curb $50 $70
Stop facing wrong direction - one way traffic - no curb $50 $70
Park too far from left limit of highway - one way traffic - no curb $50 $70
Stop too far from left limit of highway - one way traffic - no curb $50 $70
Park in front of fire hall lot - same side of highway $50 $70
Park within 8 m of fire hall lot - same side of highway $50 $70
Park in front of fire hall lot - opposite side of highway $50 $70
Park within 30 m of fire hall lot - opposite side of highway $50 $70
Park within 15 m of intersection $50 $70
Park within 30 m of intersection controlled by traffic control signal $50 $70
Park in front of main entrance to hotel $50 $70
Park in front of main entrance to hospital $50 $70
Park in front of main entrance to nursing home $50 $70
Park in front of main entrance to theatre $50 $70
Park in front of main entrance to auditorium $50 $70
Park in front of main entrance to public building $50 $70
Park in front of emergency exit from hotel $50 $70
Park in front of emergency exit from hospital $50 $70
Park in front of emergency exit from nursing home $50 $70
Park in front of emergency exit from theatre $50 $70
Park in front of emergency exit from auditorium $50 $70
Park in front of emergency exit from public building $50 $70
Park within 30 m of crosswalk controlled bytraffic control signal - approach side - non- intersection $50 $70
Park within 15 m of crosswalk controlled bytraffic control signal - leaving side - non- intersection $50 $70
Park - interfere with formation of funeral procession $50 $70
Park within 15 m of roadway end on dead end highway $50 $70
Park within 9 m of intersection $60 $80
Park within 3 m of a point on the curb or edge of roadway opposite fire hydrant $80 $100
Park in front of laneway $65 $85
Park in front of driveway $65 $85
Park within 1.5 m of laneway $60 $80
Park within 1.5 m of driveway $60 $80
Park - prevent removal of previously parked vehicle $40 $60
Park - prevent removal of previously standing vehicle $40 $60
Park -prevent ingress to metered parking space $40 $60
Park - prevent removal of previously standing vehicle $40 $60
Park - prevent ingress to metered parking space $40 $60
Park - prevent egress from metered parking space $40 $60
Park - impede ingress to metered parking space $40 $60
Park - impede egress from metered parking space $40 $60
Park for purpose of displaying vehicle for sale $40 $60
Park for purpose of greasing vehicle - non- emergency $40 $60
Park for purpose of repairing vehicle - non-emergency $40 $60
Park for purpose of stripping vehicle - non- emergency $40 $60
Park for purpose of partially stripping vehicle - non-emergency $40 $60
Park - roadway width 6 m or less $55 $75
Park on inner boulevard $55 $75
Park on driveway within 0.5 m of sidewalk $60 $80
Park on driveway within 1.5 m of roadway - no sidewalk $60 $80
Park vehicle on driveway within 0.3 metres of sidewalk on west side of Upper Lorne Place between 109 m and 152 m north of Somerset St. W. $50 $70
Park - interfere with snow removal $105 $125
Park - interfere with ice removal $105 $125
Park - interfere with clearing of snow $105 $125
Park - interfere with highway cleaning operations $105 $125
Park interfere with highway sweeping $105 $125
Park in no parking area $70 $90
Stop on sidewalk $100 $120
Stop partly on sidewalk $90 $110
Stop over sidewalk $100 $120
Stop partly over sidewalk $90 $110
Stop within intersection $85 $105
Stop within crosswalk $95 $110
Stop within school crosswalk zone between 7 am and 7 pm $95 $110
Stop adjacent to roadway excavation - impede traffic $75 $95
Stop adjacent to roadway obstruction - impede traffic $75 $95
Stop across from roadway excavation - impede traffic $75 $95
Stop across from roadway obstruction - impede traffic $75 $95
Stop on roadway side of stopped vehicle $75 $95
Stop on roadway side of parked vehicle $75 $95
Stop upon bridge $75 $95
Stop upon elevated structure $75 $95
Stop within tunnel $75 $95
Stop within underpass $75 $95
Stop within 30 m of bridge $75 $95
Stop within 30 m of elevated structure $75 $95
Stop within 30 m of tunnel $75 $95
Stop within 30 m of underpass $75 $95
Stop on central boulevard $75 $95
Stop on outer boulevard $75 $95
Stop adjacent to central boulevard $75 $95
Stop adjacent to median strip $75 $95
Stop within 30 m of railway crossing - approach side $75 $95
Stop within 15 m of railway crossing - leaving side $75 $95
Stop adjacent to a school between 7 am and 7 pm $100 $120
Stop adjacent to a park between 7 am and 7 pm $100 $120
Stop adjacent to a playground between 7 am and 7 pm $100 $120
Stop within a pedestrian crossover $75 $95
Stop within a pedestrian crossover zone $75 $95
Stop within turning basin of cul-de-sac $90 $110
Stop within 30m on approach of a roundabout $100 $120
Stop within 30m of leaving side of a roundabout $100 $120
Stop in no stopping area $110 $130
Stand in no stopping area - Special Event $110 $130
Remain in electric vehicle space where charging station is not activated $80 $100
Remain in electric vehicle space where required fee not deposited $80 $100
Remain in electric vehicle space contrary to posted signs $80 $100
Park in excess of posted time limits $50 $70
Park in excess of 3 hours between 7 am and 7 pm Monday to Friday $50 $70
Park in excess of 6 hours between 7 am and 7 pm Saturday or a holiday $50 $70
Park within 300 m of previous parking space within 1 hour $40 $60
Park heavy vehicle on a highway $50 $70
Park vehicle exceeding 6.5 m in length on highway $50 $70
Park school bus on highway $50 $70
Park between 1 am and 7 am from November 15 to April 1 $105 $125
Park vehicle on highway during time period prescribed by the General Manager $105 $125
Parked on highway exceeding 48 hours permitted by residential parking permit $105 $125
Stop - not entirely within angled parking space $40 $60
Stand - not entirely within angled parking space $40 $60
Park - not entirely within angled parking space $40 $60
Stop in angled parking space - improper angle $40 $60
Stand in angled parking space - improper angle $40 $60
Park in angled parking space - improper angle $40 $60
Park in angled parking space - vehicle front not at curb $40 $60
Park in angled parking space - vehicle front not at roadway edge $40 $60
Park - unauthorized angle parking $40 $60
Park - not entirely within paid parking zone $50 $70
Park in motorcycle space outside of paid parking zone $50 $70
Park in parking payment device space- fail to use parking payment device $50 $70
Park in parking payment device space- fail to deposit required fee $50 $70
Park in paid parking zone - fail to deposit required fee $50 $70
Park in parking payment device space - fail to activateparking payment device $50 $70
Park in paid parking zone - fail to activate parking payment device $50 $70
Park in parking payment device space - fail to place parking payment device receipt on dashboard $45 $65
Park in parking payment device space - fail to place parking payment device receipt on dashboard $45 $65
Park in paid parking zone - fail to place parking payment device receipt on dashboard $45 $65
Park in parking payment device space - in excess of time shown on receipt $45 $65
Park in pay and display parking zone - fail to place receipt in positionso writing and markings face outward so as to be easily seen from $45 $65
Park vehicle in paid parking zone other than motorcycle- fail todeposit appropriate fee $50 $70
Park in parking meter space - meter hooded $50 $70
Parallel park in metered space - front wheels of vehicle not opposite meter - single meter standard $40 $60
Parallel park in metered space - vehicle rear not opposite forward meter - double meter standard $40 $60
Parallel park in metered space - vehicle rear not close to forward meter - double meter standard $40 $60
Parallel park in metered space - vehicle front not opposite rear meter - double meter standard $40 $60
Parallel park in metered space - vehicle front not close to rear meter - double meter standard $40 $60
Angle park in metered space - vehicle front not opposite meter provided for space $40 $60
Angle park in metered space - vehicle front not close to meter provided for space $40 $60
Park oversize vehicle in more than one parking space - fail to make payment for each space used $40 $60
Park in a loading zone $55 $75
Stop in a loading zone $55 $75
Stop in a bus zone $105 $125
Stop in a Para Transpo bus zone $105 $125
Park in a bus time point zone $100 $120
Stop in a bus time point zone $100 $120
Park in a school bus loading zone $105 $125
Stop in a school bus loading zone $105 $125
Park in a taxi zone - not a taxi $55 $75
Stop in a taxi zone - not a taxi $55 $75
Park in taxi zone - taxi not occupied $55 $75
Stop in taxi zone - taxi not occupied $55 $75
Park in a police vehicle zone $60 $80
Stop in a police vehicle zone $60 $80
Park in a hotel loading zone $50 $70
Stop in a hotel loading zone $50 $70
Park in a hotel loading zone in excess of 15 minutes $50 $70
Stop in a hotel loading zone in excess of 15 minutes $50 $70
Park in a bookmobile zone $50 $70
Stop in a bookmobile zone $50 $70
Park in a diplomatic loading zone $50 $70
Stop in a diplomatic loading zone $50 $70
Park in a diplomatic loading zone not loading/unloading $50 $70
Stop in a diplomatic loading zone not loading/unloading $50 $70
Park in a motorcycle zone $50 $70
Stop in a motorcycle zone $50 $70
Park in a tour bus zone $60 $80
Stop in a tour bus zone $60 $80
Park in an excursion loading zone $50 $70
Stop in an excursion loading zone $50 $70
Stop in a reserved bus lane $105 $125
Stop in a reserved bicycle lane $105 $125
Stop in a high-occupancy vehicle lane $75 $95
Park on a barricaded highway $50 $70
Park tow truck within 100 m of scene of collision $160 $190
Park tow truck within 100 m of scene of an apparent collision $160 $190
Park tow truck within 100 m of a vehicle involved in collision $160 $190
Park vehicle on highway - obstruct traffic $105 $125
Stop vehicle on highway- obstruct traffic $105 $125
Park in excess of 4 hours disability parking permit $40 $60
Park a vehicle on a mall when prohibited $90 $110
Stop a vehicle on a mall when prohibited $90 $110
 
Part B Parking: Private and City Property Infraction Early Payment* Set Fine
Unauthorized parking on private property $80 $100
Park vehicle on parkland except on portion of park specified as parking area $50 $70
Park vehicle on parkland in between 11 pm of one day and 5 am of the next following day $50 $70
Park vehicle in "Brewer Park" between 11 pm of one day and 7 am of the next following day $50 $70
Park vehicle on parkland contrary to posted signs $105 $125
Park vehicle on parkland in paid parking zone - fail to use parking payment device $50 $70
Park vehicle on parkland in paid parking zone - fail to deposit required fee $50 $70
Park vehicle/Permit vehicle to be parked on parkland in paid parking zone - fail to activate device $50 $70
Park vehicle on parkland in paid parking zone - fail to place payment parking device receipt on dashboard $50 $70
Park on City of Ottawa property in area prohibited by sign $50 $70
Park on City of Ottawa property in a reserved area $50 $70
Park on City of Ottawa property in excess of posted time limits $50 $70
Park on City of Ottawa property in a loading zone $45 $65
Stop on City of Ottawa property in a loading zone $45 $65
Park on City of Ottawa property in an electric vehicle space not charging $80 $100
Park on City of Ottawa property in an electric vehicle space without depositing required fee $80 $100
Park on City of Ottawa Property in an electric vehicle spacecontrary to posted signs $80 $100
 
Part C - Parking for the Physically Disabled Infraction Early Payment* Set Fine
Park in space reserved for physically disabled- no disability parking permit $400 $500
 
Part D - Parking in municipal lots Infraction Early Payment* Set Fine
Park on a municipal parking lot not entirely within space $50 $70
Park oversize vehicle on municipal lot in more than one parking space- fail to make payment for each space used $40 $60
Park on municipal lot in area not designated as parking space $50 $70
Park in electric vehicle space on municipal lot not opposite or as close to the charging station provided for the space $50 $70
Park on municipal lot-obstructing aisle $50 $70
Park on municipal lot-obstructing laneway $50 $70
Park on municipal lot-prevent removal of previously parked vehicle $50 $70
Park on municipal lot-prevent ingress to parking space $50 $70
Park on municipal lot-prevent egress from park space $50 $70
Park on municipal lot in pedestrian walkway area $50 $70
Park on municipal lot contrary to signs $40 $60
Park on municipal lot in a reserved area $40 $60
Park on municipal lot in a loading zone $40 $60
Park on municipal lot in a loading bay $40 $60
Park on municipal lot in pay and display parking zone - fail to place valid receipt on dash $50 $70
Park on municipal lot in parking payment device space - fail to deposit required fee $50 $70
Park on municipal lot in an electric vehicle space not charging vehicle $60 $80
Park on a municipal lot in an electric vehicle space without depositing required fee $60 $80
Park on a municipal lot in an electric vehicle space contrary to posted signs $60 $80
Park on a municipal lot in parking meter space - meter hooded $50 $70
* Early payment is within 15 days