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Parking Rates

  • Free parking Saturdays, Sundays and holidays on streets for up to 2 hours.
  • Free parking on main street (2nd Avenue East between 7th Street and 11th Street East) for up to 2 hours.
  • Metered street parking: $1 per hour with a 2 hour time limit
  • Long term parking: available in the lots at .75¢ per hour or $5 per day (9 hours)

Monthly Parking PassesMonthly Parking Passes

Monthly Parking Passes are $45.00 per month and $30.00 if purchased after the 15th of the month. 
They can be purchased at the SOS counter at City Hall, 945 3rd 2nd Ave. E., Owen Sound. 

Downtown Parking Map

Download the Parking Map 
Owen Sound Parking (PDF 385 kb) revised Nov 26, 2013

View the Parking Map Online

Accessible Parking Permits

Persons with accessibility concerns who have an accessible parking permit may park for free in any municipal parking space or in a number of designated accessible parking spaces. Time limits still apply. An accessible parking permit can be obtained at

Service Ontario
1400 1st Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario

Parking/Traffic By-Laws

Parking Tickets

Pay your City of Owen Sound parking tickets on-line with Gtechna online payments.

Gtechna is an online parking ticket payment system that is administered by Gtechna Inc. and leading credit card processor, Moneris.
You will need your ticket/notice and a valid credit card to complete your online payment. There is a non-refundable fee for each transaction.
The City of Owen Sound is providing this service allowing people to pay online for parking tickets issued in the City of Owen Sound.

For other payment options, see information below.

Parking tickets are paid at Temporary Owen Sound City Hall.

City of Owen Sound
945 3rd Ave E, Suite 24
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 2H4

All inquiries and payments of parking tickets must now be made by attending City Hall.
During normal business hours this Division can be contacted
by telephone at 519-376-4440 x 1227, or
by e-mail at

Parking tickets are now paid at Owen Sound City Hall, mailed to the address indicated or now on-line.
Parking Officers can explain the process of appeal.

Parking Fines

Free Parking:
Over 2 hour limit .....................$25

Short, Medium or Long-Term:
Expired Parking Meter/Tag ......$20

Accessible Parking Space:
Parking illegally ....................$350

Parking Officers

Our Parking Officers do their best to answer your questions. Ask them about the City. Your concerns will be handled in a professional and courteous manner. Please respect our officers.


Temporary Owen Sound City Hall
945 3rd Ave E, Suite 24
Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 2H4
519-376-4440 x 1227

Downtown Improvement Area
854 2nd Avenue
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H3

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