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Winter Parking

The City of Cornwall has parking restrictions in place during the winter season.

These restrictions are necessary in order to ensure snow clearing activities can be completed in a safe and effective manner.

The City of Cornwall has modified its winter parking restrictions as follows:

From November 15th to December 14th

Parking on any roadway between the hours of 1 am - 7 am is prohibited ONLY on days when a snowfall of 5 centimetres or more is forecasted by Environment Canada.

During the early restriction period, residents are encouraged to keep an eye on the weather forecast and local media reports. When a parking restriction is in effect, it will also be posted on the City website. Residents can also call (613) 932-5354 to confirm whether parking restrictions are in place.

From December 15th to March 31st
Parking on any roadway between the hours of 1 am - 7 am is prohibited regardless of weather forecast.


The fine for violating the winter parking restriction is $25. For more information on parking violations and fines, please click here.


Parking Restrictions in Commercial areas

The Traffic and Parking By-law allows for extended parking hours in the commercial areas of the City of Cornwall. These areas include:




Restriction Time

Pitt St.

Ninth St.

Water St.

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Second St.

Augustus St.

Sydney St.

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Montreal Rd.

Belmont St.

Gloucester St.

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.


Municipal Parking Lot

Restriction Time

Zellers (Second St. W.)

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Cornwallis (Second St. W.)

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

First St. & Pitt St.

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Hart & Carra

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Warrington Brown

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

B.P. Lot (342 Montreal Rd.)

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Vogue (Louisa St. Lot)

2:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.













Traffic and Parking By-law 

The winter parking restrictions are outlined in the City's Traffic and Parking By-law. To review the By-law in full, please visit the City By-laws page of the City website.


For additional information on winter parking restrictions or other parking-related matters, please contact the Building Permits and By-law Enforcement Department at (613) 930-2787 ext. 2225.


More information:

- Parking
- City Parking Lots
- Winter Parking Restrictions
- Online Parking Ticket Payment