Winter overnight parking is prohibited as follows except for holders of general permits for winter overnight parking . Overnight winter parking is prohibited when snow-clearing operations are underway.
Winter parking bans are designed to facilitate snow clearing operations. Such operations run more efficiently and safely when there are no obstacles on the street.
The general permit for winter overnight parking is valid from December 1 to April 1. The director of the Service des travaux publics may delay the winter parking order until after December 1 if the weather so warrants.
Start date: To be announced
End date: To be announced
|In the night of Sunday to Monday||Midnight to 6 a.m.|
|In the night of Monday to Tuesday||Midnight to 6 a.m.|
|In the night of Tuesday to Wednesday||Midnight to 6 a.m.|
|In the night of Wednesday to Thursday||Midnight to 6 a.m.|
|In the night of Thursday to Friday||Midnight to 6 a.m.|
|In the night of Friday to Saturday||3 to 6 a.m.|
|In the night of Saturday to Sunday||3 to 6 a.m.|
When a street parking ban is issued, parking on the street is prohibited until the ban is lifted, as follows:
General permits for winter overnight parking – which enable the holder to park on the street overnight where the posted sign so allows – have been available for $91 since November 9. Anyone with a valid driver's licence with a Gatineau address can purchase one:
To accelerate the handling of your application at a service centre or at the Section du stationnement, be sure to download, print and fill out the Application Form for a General Permit for Winter Overnight Parking.
Payment options are cash, debit, Visa and Mastercard.
This permit enables the holder to park overnight on the street where the posted sign so allows anywhere in Gatineau, with the exception of certain identified streets*. Permits can be transferred between cars.
The general permit for winter overnight parking is valid from December 1 to April 1.
The director of the Service des travaux publics may delay the winter parking order until after December 1 if the weather so warrants. The street parking ban, which applies to anyone who does not have a permit, comes into effect 24 hours after the official winter parking order is issued.
The director of the Service des travaux publics may also lift the winter parking order before April 1 if the weather so warrants.
Street parking bans are issued as soon as Environment Canada forecasts an accumulation of at least 5 centimetres of snow for the Gatineau area.^
Once issued, the parking ban applies to everyone, including holders of general permits for winter overnight parking and others*. This means no on-street parking from midnight to 6 a.m. Monday to Friday, and from 3 to 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, until the ban is lifted.
If you live on one of the streets indicated above, you are subject to by-law 300-2006. You must obtain a specific permit from the Division du stationnement or comply with the by-law that applies specifically to your street. Please note that specific permits are only available from the Section du stationnement (775 de la Carrière, Suite 200)
|Boulevard des Hautes-Plaines||North||Rue de la Sablière||Rue du Parcours||Midnight to 7 a.m.|
|Avenue des Jonquilles||West||Boulevard Saint-Raymond||70 rue des Jonquilles||Midnight to 7 a.m.|
|Rue des Bécassines||South||11 rue des Bécassines||51 rue des Bécassines||Midnight to 7 a.m.|
|Leduc municipal parking lot (P2)||10 p.m. to 7 a.m.|
|Maison du citoyen municipal parking lot||10 p.m. to 7 a.m.|
|Centre Robert-Guertin municipal parking lot||10 p.m. to 7 a.m.|
Avenue de Buckingham
Midnight to 3 a.m.
Rue de la Terrasse-Eardley
Midnight to noon
Holders of general permits for winter overnight parking should sign up for the new notification system to be notified, either by e-mail or text message, when parking bans are issued or lifted.
An average of 6 parking ban notifications are issued per season.
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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.