There are regulations pertaining to parking, signage and speed limits in Montréal. Find out everything you need to know about parking and driving hassle-free in the city.
The purpose of the By-law concerning traffic and parking is to ensure fair sharing of public space. Various types of parking signs are specific to Montréal.
You may not stop or park your vehicle at this location.
Parking is prohibited at specific times. It’s important to do what the sign says in terms of times, days and dates.
This parking area is reserved for persons with a disability.
This parking area is reserved for holders of a residents-only parking permit.
Short-term parking authorized
Parking may be authorized at certain times for people who don’t have a permit. It’s important to follow indications on the signs.
This parking area is reserved for taxis.
This lane is reserved for buses and taxis at the times indicated on the sign. It is prohibited to stop or park your vehicle in the lane at those times.
No parking during street maintenance
Parking is prohibited during certain days and times for road maintenance operations. Before parking your vehicle, please take note of all signage.
No parking during snow removal
Orange signs indicate that there is no parking due to snow removal operations, as do no-parking signs near work zones, special events or road maintenance operations.
Requesting information about signage
You can request information about street signage or scheduled road marking operations.
For safety reasons and to reduce the risk of death and serious injury, speed limits are gradually being reduced in all boroughs.
This reduction affects local residential streets, areas around parks, school zones and main thoroughfares. This is one of the actions of Vision Zéro’s approach in Montréal.
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