Parking infractions and associated fines

The following is a list of parking infractions along with the associated fines.

The first dollar amount on each line is the amount due when paying voluntarily within 15 days of the ticket’s date of issuance. The second amount is the set fine.

Part A – Parking Rules of the Road

Part B – Parking: Private and City Property

Part C – Parking for the Physically Disabled

Part A – Parking Rules of the Road

Infraction 

Early Payment (within 15 days) 

 Set Fine

Park facing wrong direction - raised curb

$40

$60

Stop facing wrong direction - raised curb

$40

$60

Park more than 15 cm from raised curb

$40

$60

Stop more than 15 cm from raised curb

$40

$60

Park facing wrong direction - no curb

$40

$60

Stop facing wrong direction - no curb

$40

$60

Park too far from right limit of highway - no curb

$40

$60

Stop too far from right limit of highway - no curb

$40

$60

Park facing wrong direction - one way traffic - raised curb

$40

$60

Stop facing wrong direction - one way traffic - raised curb

$40

$60

Park more than 15 cm from raised curb - one way traffic

$40

$60

Stop more than 15 cm from raised curb - one way traffic

$40

$60

Park facing wrong direction - one way traffic - no curb

$40

$60

Stop facing wrong direction - one way traffic - no curb

$40

$60

Park too far from left limit of highway - one way traffic - no curb

$40

$60

Stop too far from left limit of highway - one way traffic - no curb

$40

$60

Park in front of fire hall lot - same side of highway

$50

$70

Park within 8 m of fire hall lot - same side of highway

$50

$70

Park in front of fire hall lot - opposite side of highway

$50

$70

Park within 30 m of fire hall lot - opposite side of highway

$50

$70

Park within 15 m of intersection

$50

$70

Park within 30 m of intersection controlled by traffic control signal

$50

$70

Park in front of main entrance to hotel

$50

$70

Park in front of main entrance to hospital

$50

$70

Park in front of main entrance to nursing home

$50

$70

Park in front of main entrance to theatre

$50

$70

Park in front of main entrance to auditorium

$50

$70

Park in front of main entrance to public building

$50

$70

Park in front of emergency exit from hotel

$50

$70

Park in front of emergency exit from hospital

$50

$70

Park in front of emergency exit from nursing home

$50

$70

Park in front of emergency exit from theatre

$50

$70

Park in front of emergency exit from auditorium

$50

$70

Park in front of emergency exit from public building

$50

$70

Park within 30 m of crosswalk controlled by traffic control signal - approach side - non- intersection

$50

$70

Park within 15 m of crosswalk controlled by traffic control signal - leaving side - non- intersection

$50

$70

Park - interfere with formation of funeral procession

$50

$70

Park within 15 m of roadway end on dead end highway

$50

$70

Park within 9 m of intersection

$50

$70

Park within 3 m of a point on the curb or edge of roadway opposite fire hydrant

$50

$70

Park in front of laneway

$50

$70

Park in front of driveway

$50

$70

Park within 1.5 m of laneway

$50

$70

Park within 1.5 m of driveway

$50

$70

Park - obstruct vehicle use of laneway

$40

$60

Park - obstruct vehicle use of driveway

$40

$60

Park - prevent removal of previously parked vehicle

$40

$60

Park - prevent removal of previously standing vehicle

$40

$60

Park - prevent ingress to metered parking space

$40

$60

Park - prevent egress from metered parking space

$40

$60

Park - impede ingress to metered parking space

$40

$60

Park - impede egress from metered parking space

$40

$60

Park for purpose of displaying vehicle for sale

$40

$60

Park for purpose of greasing vehicle - non- emergency

$40

$60

Park for purpose of repairing vehicle - non-emergency

$40

$60

Park for purpose of stripping vehicle - non- emergency

$40

$60

Park for purpose of partially stripping vehicle - non-emergency

$40

$60

Park - roadway width 6 m or less

$50

$70

Park on inner boulevard

$50

$70

Park on driveway within 0.5 m of sidewalk

$50

$70

Park on driveway within 1.5 m of roadway - no sidewalk

$50

$70

Park vehicle on driveway within 0.3 metres of sidewalk on west side of Lorne Ave. between 109 m and 152 m north of Somerset St.

$50

$70

Park - interfere with snow removal

$75

$95

Park - interfere with ice removal

$75

$95

Park - interfere with clearing of snow

$65

$85

Park - interfere with highway cleaning operations

$50

$70

Park – interfere with highway sweeping

$50

$70

Park in no parking area

$50

$70

Park in no parking area - Central Canada Exhibition

$50

$70

Park in no parking area - Central Canada Exhibition

$50

$70

Stop on sidewalk

$75

$95

Stop partly on sidewalk

$75

$95

Stop over sidewalk

$75

$95

Stop partly over sidewalk

$75

$95

Stop within intersection

$75

$95

Stop within crosswalk

$75

$95

Stop within school crosswalk zone between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

$75

$95

Stop adjacent to roadway excavation - impede traffic

$75

$95

Stop adjacent to roadway obstruction - impede traffic

$75

$95

Stop across from roadway excavation - impede traffic

$75

$95

Stop across from roadway obstruction - impede traffic

$75

$95

Stop on roadway side of stopped vehicle

$75

$95

Stop on roadway side of parked vehicle

$75

$95

Stop upon bridge

$75

$95

Stop upon elevated structure

$75

$95

Stop within tunnel

$75

$95

Stop within underpass

$75

$95

Stop within 30 m of bridge

$75

$95

Stop within 30 m of elevated structure

$75

$95

Stop within 30 m of tunnel

$75

$95

Stop within 30 m of underpass

$75

$95

Stop on central boulevard

$75

$95

Stop on outer boulevard

$75

$95

Stop adjacent to central boulevard

$75

$95

Stop adjacent to median strip

$75

$95

Stop within 30 m of railway crossing - approach side

$75

$95

Stop within 15 m of railway crossing - leaving side

$75

$95

Stop adjacent to a school between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

$90

$110

Stop adjacent to a park between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

$90

$110

Stop adjacent to a playground between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

$90

$110

Stop within turning basin of cul-de-sac

$90

$110

Stop in no stopping area

$90

$110

Stand in no standing area

$55

$75

Park in excess of posted time limits

$35

$55

Park in excess of 3 hours between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

$35

$55

Park within 300 m of previous parking space within 1 hour

$40

$60

Park vehicle exceeding 6.5 m in length between 9:00 p.m. of one day and 7:00 a.m. of next following day

$50

$70

Park school bus between 9 p.m. of one day and 7 a.m. of next following day

$50

$70

Park between 1a.m. and 7 a.m. from November 15 to April 1

$65

$85

Stop - not entirely within angled parking space

$40

$60

Stand - not entirely within angled parking space

$40

$60

Park - not entirely within angled parking space

$40

$60

Stop in angled parking space - improper angle

$40

$60

Stand in angled parking space - improper angle

$40

$60

Park in angled parking space - improper angle

$40

$60

Park in angled parking space - vehicle front not at curb

$40

$60

Park in angled parking space - vehicle front not at roadway edge

$40

$60

Park - unauthorized angle parking

$40

$60

Park - not entirely within parking meter space

$40

$60

Park in a parking meter zone area - not within a designated parking meter space

$40

$60

Park in parking meter space - fail to use meter

$40

$60

Park in parking meter space - fail to deposit required fee in meter

$40

$60

Park in parking meter space - fail to activate meter

$40

$60

Park at time expired metered

$40

$60

Park in parking meter space in excess of posted time limits

$40

$60

Park in parking meter space - meter hooded

$50

$70

Parallel park in metered space - front wheels of vehicle not opposite meter - single meter standard

$40

$60

Parallel park in metered space - vehicle rear not opposite forward meter - double meter standard

$40

$60

Parallel park in metered space - vehicle rear not close to forward meter - double meter standard

$40

$60

Parallel park in metered space - vehicle front not opposite rear meter - double meter standard

$40

$60

Parallel park in metered space - vehicle front not close to rear meter - double meter standard

$40

$60

Angle park in metered space - vehicle front not opposite meter provided for space

$40

$60

Angle park in metered space - vehicle front not close to meter provided for space

$40

$60

Park - not wholly within parking space

$40

$60

Park oversize vehicle in more than one parking space - insufficient coin deposits for meters used

$40

$60

Park – not entirely within area designated as pay and display parking machine space

$40

$60

Park in a pay and display parking machine zone area - not within a designated pay and display parking machine space

$40

$60

Park in pay and display parking machine space - fail to use machine, deposit required fee and active machine

$40

$60

Park in pay and display parking machine space - fail to place receipt on vehicle’s dashboard

$40

$60

Park in pay and display parking machine space- fail to place receipt in a position so that writing and markings face outward so as to be easily seen from outside vehicle

$40

$60

Park in pay and display parking space in excess of time shown on receipt

$40

$60

Park in pay and display parking machine space in excess of posted time limit

$40

$60

Park in pay and display parking machine space – not wholly within parking space

$40

$60

Park oversized vehicle in more than one pay and display parking machine space – receipt displayed insufficient fee deposited

$40

$60

Park in a loading zone

$50

$70

Stop in a loading zone

$50

$70

Stop in a bus zone

$90

$110

Park in a bus time point zone

$90

$110

Stop in a bus time point zone

$90

$110

Park in a school bus loading zone

$90

$110

Stop in a school bus loading zone

$90

$110

Park in a taxi zone - not a taxi

$50

$70

Stop in a taxi zone - not a taxi

$50

$70

Park in taxi zone - taxi not occupied

$50

$70

Stop in taxi zone - taxi not occupied

$50

$70

Park in a police vehicle zone

$50

$70

Stop in a police vehicle zone

$50

$70

Park in a hotel loading zone

$50

$70

Stop in a hotel loading zone

$50

$70

Park in a hotel loading zone in excess of 15 minutes

$50

$70

Stop in a hotel loading zone in excess of 15 minutes

$50

$70

Park in a bookmobile zone

$50

$70

Stop in a bookmobile zone

$50

$70

Park in a diplomatic loading zone

$50

$70

Stop in a diplomatic loading zone

$50

$70

Park in a diplomatic loading zone – not loading/unloading

$50

$70

Stop in a diplomatic loading zone – not loading/unloading

$50

$70

Park in a motorcycle zone

$50

$70

Stop in a motorcycle zone

$50

$70

Park in a tour bus zone

$50

$70

Stop in a tour bus zone

$50

$70

Park in an excursion loading zone

$50

$70

Stop in an excursion loading zone

$50

$70

Stop in a reserved bus lane

$85

$105

Stop in a reserved bicycle lane

$75

$95

Stop in a high-occupancy vehicle lane

$75

$95

Park on a barricaded highway

$50

$70

Park tow truck within 100 m of scene of collision

$160

$190

Park tow truck within 100 m of scene of an apparent collision

$160

$190

Park tow truck within 100 m of a vehicle involved in collision

$160

$190

Park vehicle on highway - obstruct traffic

$55

 $75

Park in excess of 4 hours – disability parking permit

$35

$55
Park a vehicle on a mall when prohibited $90 $110

Stop a vehicle on a mall when prohibited

$90

$110

Part B – Parking: Private and City Property

Unauthorized parking on private property

$55

$75

(Park,stop) vehicle on park except on portion of park specified as parking area

$45

$65

(Park vehicle on park)(Permit vehicle to remain parked) on portion of park specified as parking area between the hours of 11 p.m. of one day and 5 a.m. of the next following day

$45

$65

(Park, stop vehicle)(permit vehicle to be parked, stopped) on the park known as “Brewer Park” between the hours of 
11 p.m. of one day and 7 a.m. of the next following day

$45

$65

(Park vehicle, permit vehicle to be parked) on portion of park specified as parking area contrary to any (conditions, prohibitions) that are stated on posted signs

$45

$65

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in pay and display machine space without (using pay and display machine, depositing fee in accordance with rate per hour, ensuring machine activated)

$35

$55

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in pay and display machine space without placing receipt on vehicle dashboard in position so that writing and markings can be easily seen

$35

$55

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in pay and display machine space with expired receipt

$35

$55

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in parking meter space in park without using meter

$35

$55

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in parking meter space in park without (depositing fee, depositing fee in denomination of coin indicated on the meter)

$35

$55

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in parking meter space in park without activating meter by turning handle

$35

$55

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in parking meter space in park without depositing coin

$35

$55

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in parking meter space in park without using parking card

$35

$55

(Park vehicle, Permit vehicle to be parked) in parking meter space indicating unexpired time paid

$35

$55

Park on City of Ottawa property in area prohibited by sign

$50

$70

Park on City of Ottawa property in a reserved area

$50

$70

Park on City of Ottawa property in excess of posted time limits

$50

$70

Person (parking, leaving) any motor vehicle on City property known municipally as 170 Second Avenue for a longer period of time than that set out on the sign

$30

$50

Person (parking, leaving) any motor vehicle on City property known municipally as 574 Bank Street for a longer period of time than that set out on the sign

$30

$50

Park on City of Ottawa property in a loading zone

$50

$70

Stop on City of Ottawa property in a loading zone

$45

$65

Park on City of Ottawa property – Lansdowne Park – in a taxi zone

$50

$70

Stop on City of Ottawa property – Lansdowne Park – in a taxi zone

$50

$70

Part C – Parking for the Physically Disabled

     

Park in space reserved for physically disabled - no disability parking permit

$350

$450