Temporary on-street permit parking

Temporary on-street permit parking picture

Provided space is available, a temporary parking permit may be purchased by residents and their guests to park a motor vehicle on a street designated under the permit parking program, at a cost of $41.16 per week, $18.99 per 24 hours or $27.45 per 48 hours, plus H.S.T. This program generally services those residential areas where driveways are not common.

Purchase Online

A City of Toronto temporary parking permit can be purchased online. It's as easy as:

Step 1

Read and consent to the Website terms of use and then enter the temporary parking permit application. You will be advised if parking space is available. If space is available, you will be asked if you wish to purchase a permit for the duration you specified. Permits can be purchased up to a maximum of one week in advance of date required.

Step 2

Enter vehicle information and confirm that the application meets the requirements for obtaining a permit and acknowledge the conditions for use of the temporary parking permit.

Step 3

To finalize the application enter your credit card information (VISA, Master Card, American Express) and confirm that the information you provided is correct.

Step 4

Upon payment, a permit is issued along with a receipt. Print the permit in pdf format and follow the instructions for displaying it on your vehicle's dashboard. Adobe Reader is required to view and print the permit. Use this link to download the FREE Adobe Reader from the Adobe website. Please note that if you have any problem printing the permit, your only option is to reprint the permit in accordance with the reprint instructions

No Refunds or Modifications

The City will not refund any amounts paid for a temporary parking permit or modify any temporary parking permit for any reason including, but not limited to

  • your supply of incorrect application information (i.e., address, permit date or license plate),
  • your inability to print the permit or properly print the permit or
  • a change in circumstances resulting in no further need for the permit.

Permit terms and conditions

There are requirements that have to be met to obtain a temporary parking permit and conditions that apply to use of the permit. These can be reviewed here and should be reviewed before applying for the permit.

Motorcycles and scooters

Permits for motorcycles and scooters are free, but must be picked up from Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St W, Main Floor, West Tower. The office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday to Friday. Please contact us to determine availability.

Contact us

If you encounter difficulties purchasing your permit online, you may call our customer service staff for assistance at 416-392-7873, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:15 pm. Or contact us by email at Permit.Parking@toronto.ca.

Printing Requirements

  • You will need a printer to print the parking permit.
  • You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat readerto print the parking permit.
  • Your browser must be set so that images are visible.
  • Do not turn off Cascading Style Sheets(CSS) or use your own.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.


A permit that is not printed correctly may not be acceptable. To meet printing requirements, it is highly recommended you use Internet Explorer 10.0, Firefox 1.0.6, Chrome 28, Safari 4 or higher. With other browsers, you may have difficulty viewing and printing some of the information on the pages.

A printout of an on-line version of the permit must:

  • Be clear and contain readable text.
  • Maintain the layout of the printed permit.
  • Contain a clear bar code.

To proceed with the purchase of your permit you must read and consent to the Website terms of use and Permit terms and conditions and click the I Agree button below.

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