Winter parking

No winter overnight parking restrictions

Road and sidewalk maintenance

Winter maintenance

Roads Services is responsible for the City’s snow and ice control program. It is committed to helping make Ottawa’s roads, sidewalks and cycling network safe and passable for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.

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Spring maintenance and flood control

In the winter, frost penetrates deep into the ground and freeze-thaw cycles damage our roads by creating cracks and potholes. After the spring thaw, seasonal load restrictions are put into effect on some city roads.

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Street furniture

The City is updating the bins and benches on Ottawa’s streets. This means greater comfort for residents and visitors, increased waste diversion and a more common look and feel.

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