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Tourists and visitors to Gatineau who live more than 80 km outside the city limits may park for free in certain locations while shopping or on business. These permits are good for two days.

Parking permits for tourists are only valid in the following locations:

  • On the street, in a spot controlled by a parking meter
  • On the street, in a spot controlled by a sign indicating one hour parking or more

Important: This permit does not entitle the bearer to park overnight in the winter.

Conditions and issuance

To obtain a permit, the person must provide a valid driver's licence or a passport along with the vehicle registration.

Parking permits for tourists can be obtained at the following locations:

  • Maison du Tourisme - 103 rue Laurier
    • Call 819-778-2222 or toll free 1-888-265-7822 for opening hours.
  • Section du stationnement (Hull sector) - 775 boulevard de la Carrière, Suite 200
    • Monday to Friday (except on statutory holidays), from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Summer schedule: offices close at 4 p.m., from June 1 to September 1.

For additional information, do not hesitate to contact the Section du stationnement at 819‑595‑7860.

About Gatineau

Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 285,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.

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