***NEW - Purchase your parking permits online with our ePermits portal***

Permits for November and December 2021 available now.  Longer term parking for 2022 will become available on December 17, 2021.

Municipal Parking Lot Permits are issued on an annual & monthly basis by the Environmental Services Department. Enforcement of the permits is provided by the Roads and Transportation Service Area. Information on fees and how to obtain a pass are included below.

The Policy for issuing Municipal Parking Lot Permits has been developed through the efforts of both the Environmental Services and Clerks Department of The City of St. Thomas in order to establish consistency and clarification.

Available City of St. Thomas Parking Permits are:

1. Annual Parking Lot Permits for members of the public
2. Monthly Parking Lot Permits for members of the public
3. Daily Parking Lot Vouchers for visitors and members of the public

The City of St. Thomas provides annual, monthly and daily parking permits for various municipal lots throughout the downtown area. They are issued on a first come first served basis.

Map of Lot Locations

Please be advised that new municipal parking lot permits prices have been approved and will be in effect for 2022. Parking Permits purchased for time within 2022 will be as per below:

Crocker Lot
  1 month   3 month 6 month  1 year 
Fee  $48.00  $134.25  $268.50 $537.00 
HST   $6.24  $17.45  $34.91 $69.81
Total   $54.24  $151.70  $303.41 $606.81 

Moore Street Lot, Hepburn Lot

1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year
Fee $45.00 $112.50 $225.00 $450.00
HST $5.85 $14.63 $29.25 $58.50
Total $50.85 $127.13 $254.25 $508.50

City Central Lot, Curtis Street Lot, Hiawatha Street Lot, Midtown Lot, Centre Street West

1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year
Fee $40.00 $100.00 $200.00 $400.00
HST $5.20 $13.00 $26.00 $52.00
Total $45.20 $113.00 $226.00 $452.00

Elgin Street Lot, Metcalfe Street Lot, Wellington/Ross Street Lot, Scott Street Lot

1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year
Fee $35.00 $87.50 $175.00 $350.00
HST $4.55 $11.38 $22.75 $45.50
Total $39.55 $98.88 $197.75 $395.50

Annual and Monthly Parking Lot Permits

Existing annual parking lot permit holders can purchase the following year's permit, usually available mid December (notices are posted on vehicles in lots confirming the actual date existing parking permit holders can purchase permits).

New requests to purchase annual parking lot permits can be made at the Environmental Services Department after January 1 of the year, upon availability.

Monthly parking lot permits (upon availability) can be purchased for any month at any time throughout the year.

For convenience, up to two vehicle license numbers will be recorded. The permit can be used by one vehicle at a time. Permits will be numbered and the information logged in a database.

Daily Parking Lot Vouchers

In order to accommodate occasional parking needs, the City of St. Thomas has available $4.00 Daily Parking via HONK mobile.

Purchasers of daily parking must park in a City owned parking lot in a designated 2-hour parking space only.

General Rules for Annual and Monthly Permit Holders

  • Holders must only park in a city-owned lot and in a designated permit parking space only

For additional information please contact Customer Service at 519-631-3262.