News Release
August 13, 2020

**Important change**
Residential On-Street Parking Enforcement will now begin Monday, August 17 at 12:01 a.m. to align with the restart of parking enforcement activities. Read the Toronto Police Service news release for details.

The City of Toronto reminds residents that starting Friday, August 14 at midnight, permit parking enforcement on residential streets in the city will resume. Enforcement, as well as the renewal and issuance of residential street parking permits, had been paused due to COVID-19.

The period to renew existing, or purchase new, six and twelve-month on-street parking permits began on July 2 when the parking permit office resumed operation. The renewal period deadline was extended until August 7 to maximize the window for residents.

Temporary daily and weekly parking permits can be purchased online anytime at

Existing permit holders were contacted directly by mail throughout the month of July and parking permit office hours were extended for phone and email inquiries. Information about the renewal period was shared by the City’s social media accounts and was updated with details, including a convenient online renewal system that uses licence plate information.

While the parking permit office remains closed to the public, it can be accessed by phone at 416-392-7873 or email at, with extended hours from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Friday.

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