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Staff of the Parking Control Section enforce the parking by-law provisions on public and private property including fire routes and disabled parking spaces.

24-Hour Temporary Parking Permits

Purchase a Temporary Parking Permit onlineResidents and their guests may now purchase and obtain a 24-Hour Temporary Parking Permit online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This new online option is part of Richmond Hill’s commitment to provide easy access to our services.

The cost of a temporary parking permit is $3 plus HST per licence plate. Each 24-Hour Temporary Parking Permit is valid from 7 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. the following day. For full details and to purchase a permit online, please visit the link below.

Purchase a Temporary Parking Permit Online

Temporary Parking Permits can also be purchased in person at Richmond Hill’s main Municipal Offices (225 East Beaver Creek Road, 3rd floor, Parking Control) during regular business hours, Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Please note that applicants must present proof of address.


Ticket Payment

paytickets.caThe type of fine will determine where the ticket has to be paid. If the fine was assessed by a court for a by-law or Highway Traffic Act violation, the fine must be paid at a provincial court. If it is a parking fine, it can be paid one of three ways:

  • Online via paytickets.ca
  • In person at the Town's main Municipal Offices, 225 East Beaver Creek Road, Access Richmond Hill, Ground Floor
  • Via mail by sending a cheque to:

    Town of Richmond Hill
    Attention: Parking Control
    225 East Beaver Creek Road, 3rd floor
    Richmond Hill, ON
    Canada L4B 3P4


    Parking Restrictions

    Residents are reminded of the following parking restrictions among others:

    • Park in a disabled parking space without a permit
      Fine: $300

      Note: In accordance with the "Ontarians With Disabilities Act"

    • Park in a Fire Route
      Fine: $150

      Note: Signs are required.

    • Park within 3 metres of a fire hydrant
      Fine: $50

      Note: No signs are required.

    • Park on any street between the hours of 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. (December 1 - March 31)
      Fine: $75 

      Note: Information signs are posted at all boundary road entry points advising of these regulations.

    • Park on any street between the hours of 3 a.m to 6 a.m. (April 1 to November 30)
      Fine: $30

      Note: Information signs are posted at all boundary road entry points advising of these regulations.

    • Park in excess of 3 hours
      Fine: $30
       
      Note: Information signs are posted at all boundary road entry points advising of these regulations.

    • Park on boulevard
      Fine: $30

      Note: Boulevard means the area between the travelled portion of the roadway and the property line, but does not include the apron of a driveway.

    • Park interfere with snow removal
      Fine: $75

      Note: When there is a snowfall and the plows are operating, it is expected that drivers of vehicles will take notice - no signs are required.

    • Obstructing Sidewalk
      Fine: $30

      Note: Any portion of the vehicle that is overhanging the sidewalk or obstructs the use of the sidewalk in any way.

    • Park in a Prohibited Area ( No Parking Anytime, No Stopping Anytime)
      Fine: $40

      Note: Signs required.

    Please Note: Parking permits are not valid if a snowfall occurs.

    For more detailed information regarding parking regulations, please see the Town of Richmond Hill's Municipal Code and scroll down to the section entitled 'Traffic - Parking', Chapter 1116 or call 905-771-8860.

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