Original copies of all by-laws are stored in the City Clerk's office.

A quick look at Traffic and Parking By-law 45-89 and some of the parking restrictions that do not require signing along with their associated set fines;

General Parking Regulations section 19


A $35.00 fine will be issued if you park a vehicle on any sidewalk, crosswalk or boulevard, in front of or within 1 metre of any lane, driveway or alley entrance, or with the right hand wheels of the vehicle at a greater distance from the curb line than 0.3 of a metre, or in winter, subject to Paragraph 5 of this section, as nearly within such distance as conditions of the highway permit. Other general restrictions can be seen within the Traffic and Parking By-law

Maximum Parking Time Limits section 23


A $50.00 fine will be issued if you park a vehicle for a longer period than five (5) hours between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight or a commercial vehicle for a longer period than two (2) hours upon any part of any Highway in the City of St. Thomas.

Overnight Parking on City Streets section 24


A $50.00 fine will be issued if you park a vehicle upon any part of any street in the City of St. Thomas between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. from November 15th to March 15th of the following year. Visit our Overnight Parking page for more information as an overnight parking permit may be available to you.

The most common by-law complaints that are investigated are Animal Control 71-2011, Tidy Lot 6-94, and Parking 45-89.

Please call Customer Service (519) 631-1680 regarding the above-noted by-laws.

General City by-law enforcement services are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Parking enforcement is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.