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We all want our streets cleared of snow and ice quickly, however, nothing slows down the work of our snow plows more than cars parked on the street. 

Winter Parking 

The pdf_miniWinter Parking Restrictions By-Law 302/02 is in effect from November 15th to April 15th each year:

  • Snow Routes - no parking between 2:00am to 8:00am
  • Rural Areas - no parking on any road
  • School Loading Zones - no parking permitted
  • Residential Areas:
    1. Where parking is normally permitted on both sides of the street:
      Even numbered side of street - No parking between 6:00pm of the 1st and 6:00pm of the 15th of any month
      Odd numbered side of street - No parking between 6:00pm of the 15th and 6:00pm on the last day of the month
    2. Where parking is normally only permitted on one side of the street - No on-street parking is permitted
    3. In a cul-de-sac or dead-end street turn around - No on-street parking is permitted
    4. Where streets are divided by boulevards, islands, etches, etc. - No on-street parking is permitted
     

Exceptions - Sections 1-4 (above) do not apply to the following:

  • Caledonia - Glenmore Place, Burke Drive and Caledon Court
  • Cayuga
    Street   Side   From   To  
    Seneca Street West McKay Street Brant Street
    Seneca Street West Tuscarora Street Chippewa Street

     
  • Dunnville Urban Area, with the exception of the following where no parking is permitted from November 15th to April 15th:
    Street   Side   From   To  
    Griffith Avenue Both Alder Street South Cayuga Street
    Church Street West Lock Street Broad Street
    Alder Street West Both West Street George Street
    South Cayuga Street Both Cedar Street Pine Street
    John Street Both South Cayuga Street Alder Street

Please refer to Parking for more information regarding parking ticket payment options.  

 


Sidewalk Snow Removal

Adhere to the pdf_miniSidewalk/Roof Snow Removal By-Law 301/02 as follows:  

  • Do not place snow on the roadway when shovelling or plowing driveways, entrances and sidewalks
  • Clear any snow and ice from ALL sidewalks within 24 hours after the accumulation of snow or ice
  • Treat sidewalks that have become slippery because of snow and ice with sand/salt or some like suitable material
  • Remove snow/ice from any roof which slopes towards a sidewalk where snow/ice may fall from such roof causing danger to pedestrians or vehicular traffic and/or obstruct the sidewalk or roadway before 9:00am
     

Weather Emergency Tips  

  • Move all vehicles from the roadway during winter storm events
  • Do not park at the end of your driveway or over the sidewalk
  • Do not place snow on the roadway when shovelling or plowing driveways, entrances and sidewalks
  • Pile snow on the right side of your driveway (when facing street) when shovelling (this helps to minimize the pile of snow created by the snow plow at the end of your driveway)
  • Remove snow from around fire hydrants
  • Keep drainage and catchbasins clear of snow and ice
  • Be a good neighbour (help those who may not be able to shovel their driveways and walkways)
  • Be patient

For more information please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions. A Plow Priority Route map is also available for reference. 

If you would like to make a complaint or an inquiry regarding winter control, please contact a By-law Enforcement Officer located in your Enforcement Area at 905-318-5932 or submit the online complaint/inquiry form below. 

Winter Control Complaint Form 

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