Winter overnight on-street parking is prohibited as indicated in the table below, except for general or specific winter overnight parking permit holders. Nobody* is permitted to park on the street overnight in the winter during a winter parking ban.
The purpose of a winter parking ban is to free up the streets for snow clearing, which is more efficient and safer when there are no obstacles on the streets.
General or specific winter overnight parking permits are valid from December 1 to April 1. The Service des travaux publics can postpone the start date or move up the end date if weather conditions so warrant.
Start date: December 17, 2022 (Friday to Saturday night)
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 an on-street winter parking ban is in effect, nobody* is permitted to park on the street overnight.
General or specific winter overnight parking permits are available for $95.
You can purchase a general winter overnight parking permit at any of the five municipal service centres or at the Section du stationnement from November 14, 2022 to the end of winter.
Anyone with a valid driver's licence and proof of residency in Gatineau can purchase a permit:
To accelerate processing of your application when purchasing in person, you can download, print and fill out the Application for a general winter overnight parking permit. Your permit is only valid if it is hanging from your rearview mirror in your car. Tickets will not be cancelled on the grounds that a permit was not received.
A winter overnight parking permit allows you to park on the street overnight in accordance with posted signs anywhere in Gatineau, except for specifically identified streets*. Permits can be transferred between cars.
Specific winter overnight parking permits can be purchased at the Section du stationnement office only, from November 14, 2022 to the end of winter.
General or specific winter overnight parking permits are valid from December 1 to April 1.
The Service des travaux publics can postpone the start date if weather conditions so warrant. For anyone who does not have a permit, on-street parking is prohibited effective 24 hours after the official start date.
The Service des travaux publics can also move up the April 1 end date if weather conditions so warrant.
An on-street parking ban that applies to everyone may be issued when Environment Canada forecasts an accumulation of at least 5 centimetres of snow in the Gatineau area.
When an on-street parking ban is in effect, nobody* is allowed to park on the street Mondays to Fridays from midnight to 6 a.m. or Saturdays and Sundays from 3 to 6 a.m.
A specific winter overnight parking permit is required for residents on the following streets and for the following municipal parking lots:
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.|
** Note: Holders of specific permits are not required to move their vehicles when a parking ban notice is in effect. Snow removal operations take place during the day after 9 a.m.
No permit is required for residents of the following streets:
|Avenue de Buckingham||—||Rue Jean-XXIII||Rue Lamennais||Midnight to 3 a.m.|
|Rue de la Terrasse-Eardley||Alternating odd/even
For more information, consult the winter overnight parking map for rue de la Terrasse-Eardley
|Midnight to noon|
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 291,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.