Winter parking restrictions in place starting December 1, 2022

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Charlotte Street facing east on a sunny winter day; the Clock Tower can be seen in the background

Peterborough, ON - Winter parking restrictions within the City of Peterborough are in place from December 1, 2022 through to April 1, 2023 to allow for safe, effective winter road maintenance.

Overnight parking

Parking is prohibited on all City streets from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. every night. The fine for a violation is $25.

Parking during snowstorms

When snow-clearing operations are taking place, no parking or stopping of a vehicle is permitted on any City street. Snow-clearing typically takes place between midnight and 8 a.m.

During snowstorms, a public service announcement will be made to advise that vehicles must be removed from city streets throughout the day and/or evening. During snowstorms, free overnight parking is available in municipal parking garages and surface lots. Drivers can use the parking garage entrance ticket for a free ride home on Peterborough Transit.

The fine for a violation is $80 and the vehicle will be towed to one of two locations;

  • vehicles parked north of Parkhill Road will be towed to Milroy Park, 242 Milroy Dr.
  • vehicles south of Parkhill Road will be towed to Morrow Park, 171 Lansdowne St. W.

Vehicles must be picked up within 24 hours. All unclaimed vehicles will be towed to an impound yard at the owner’s expense.