On-street parking

Last updated April 25, 2023

Is parking free of charge on Montréal streets? Who can get a parking sticker? Where are the city’s parking meters located? Learn about the different parking options that are available.

Free of charge or paid

Parking is free of charge on many residential streets. Paid parking applies in permit parking zones and on streets with parking meters, with some exceptions. Please check the road signs to find out the street sections where parking is authorized, and the applicable dates and times. Parking restrictions also apply on public holidays.

Permit parking

Permit parking is reserved for residents. In certain areas, check the authorized parking periods if you do not have a permit. Lachine, LaSalle, Outremont and Le Plateau-Mont-Royal offer a permit for occasional travel.​

Parking meters

Parking meters can be found along major roads and commercial streets. To find out the location of parking meters and the applicable hourly rates, please view the interactive map on the Agence de mobilité durable Web site.

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