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On-Street Parking


You can park on any road in Clarington for a maximum of three hours, except during the hours of 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. and where signs show no parking.

On-street parking

To park on the road for more than three hours, including between the hours of 3 a.m. to 5 a.m., you will need to apply for an on-street parking permit or a temporary parking pass.

Metered parking and municipal parking lots

Metered parking is available in the downtown areas of Bowmanville, Newcastle and Orono. You will need to pay to park at the meters during the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours, including all day on weekends, parking is free.

Pay and display municipal parking lots are located in Bowmanville and Newcastle. You can park for free for the first two hours, and all day on the weekend. It is also free to park outside of the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Accessible parking permits

Only vehicles with a valid accessible parking permit may park in accessible parking spaces. Learn more about accessible parking permits.

Parking enforcement

All drivers must obey parking regulations set in Clarington's Traffic By-Law. Parking Enforcement Officers patrol the streets of Clarington to ensure the parking regulations are enforced. If you have received a parking ticket, there are several ways you can pay.

Boulevard parking

For your safety and the safety of the community, do not park on the boulevard portion of your driveway, if your driveway is located within 15 metres of an intersection. The boulevard is the portion of land between your property line and the road or curb. Cars parked in the boulevard, within 15 metres of an intersections, are parked illegally.

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