On July 23, 2018, City Council amended the pilot so the that beginning of the eighteen (18) month pilot be established as the first month in which Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot permits are issued.
The permit will be provided for a term of no longer than 12 months with the possibility of a renewal of no longer than 6 months if the car share company/organization complies with the terms of the permit.
Up to 500 overnight on-street permits to be issued per car-share company for customers to park on permitted streets (for a maximum of 2,000 permits).
Excluding streets/areas that are at or above 100% capacity or more for residential permit parking.
No more than 1 car-share vehicle from the same company is allowed to park on a street block with residential permit parking for any length of time. Car-share company must move its vehicle(s) within 2 hours of a complaint.
Temporary permits can now also be issued to residents, visitors and tradespersons for streets with permit parking not at or above 100% capacity.
Car-share company/organization must also submit a list of valid licence plates along with up-to-date Ontario validation sticker information (vehicle registration copies) for each requested car-share vehicle, to a maximum of 500 car-share vehicles per car-share company/organization. The vehicle list must be submitted in electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org
Car-share companies must pay any outstanding fines or penalties before permits can be issued as part of the Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot.
The free-floating parking permit shall be clearly displayed in the lower inside of the windshield on the driver’s side of the car.
Streets and areas that are at or above 100% capacity or more for residential permit parking must be excluded from the car-share company/organization’s car-share service area via geo-fencing within the respective car-share company/organization’s trip reservation system. A list of excluded streets/areas that are at or above 100% capacity or more for residential permit parking will be provided by the City at the beginning of the permit period and updated every 6-months.
A car-share vehicle must not be parked in any one place for a period exceeding two (2) consecutive days.
No clustering is permitted, where clustering is defined as more than one (1) car-share vehicle from the same car-share company parked on the same City street block for any length of time. If this occurs:
A car-share company must move its car-share vehicle(s) within two (2) hours of becoming aware of its own vehicles clustering.
A car-share company must move its car-share vehicle(s) within two (2) hours of receipt of notification from the City or a resident.
Per car-share vehicle/per year
$1,565.90 + HST
$34.13 + HST
Re-issuance of a free-floating car-share parking permit for a new license plate shall only occur if the original permit is returned to the City.
The annual fee for each permit applies to the car-share’s company/organization’s initial start date. Additional permits purchased within the term are prorated on a monthly basis.
All fees are subject to applicable taxes and an annual inflationary increase.
Companies participating in the free-floating car-share pilot: