Downtown Municipal Parking Lots

The City is moving towards the gradual resumption of regular parking operations and enforcement beginning August 1, 2020. Free parking at Municipal Lot No. 3 (Darling Street) and Municipal Lot No. 4 (Dalhousie Street) will end on July 31, 2020, and payment will be required beginning August 1, 2020. Residents are encouraged to utilize the Market Centre Parkade at 59 Icomm Drive where parking will remain free until August 31, 2020. Payment at the Parkade will be required beginning September 1, 2020.  Parking regulations will also be fully enforced across the city, including downtown beginning on August 1, 2020 to ensure the safe and orderly movement of vehicles in the city.

Market Centre Parkade (59 Icomm Drive) 950 spaces 

The Market Centre Parkade is a three level parking garage centrally located within downtown Brantford. This lot provides easy access to the Market Square, Brantford Public Library, Sanderson Centre, Civic Centre, Beckett Seniors Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University and most other downtown businesses and services.

Rates effective February 1, 2020

  • $2.00 per hour
  • $10.00 daily maximum (8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.) 
  • $68.50 monthly parking permit with one-time $7.00 electronic FOB deposit
  • $1.00 overnight rate after 11:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
  • No charge on Saturday and Sunday

Municipal Lot No. 3 (Darling Street) 115 spaces

Municipal Lot No. 3 is located on the north side of Darling Street between Market Street and Queen Street, adjacent to the Bus Terminal and in close proximity to the Sanderson Centre, Federal Building and Ontario Court - Provincial Division. This lot is controlled by a Two Pay Station which accepts coins, Mastercard and Visa Credit Cards (Prepaid Visa and MasterCard Debit Cards are not accepted). Patrons have an option to use the pay by plate option or the traditional method of pay and display the ticket face up on the dash of their vehicle when parked on this lot.

Rates effective February 1, 2020

  • $2.00 per hour
  • $12.00 daily maximum (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
  • 25 cents per hour (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.)
  • $80.00 monthly parking permit (limited quantity) - new permits are available on the 20th of each month

Municipal Lot No. 4 (Dalhousie Street) 52 spaces

Municipal Lot No. 4 is located on the south side of Dalhousie Street at King Street. This lot is controlled by a Central Pay Station which accepts coins, MasterCard and Visa Credit Cards (Prepaid Visa and MasterCard Debit Cards are not accepted). Patrons have an option to use the pay by plate option or the traditional method of pay and display the ticket face up on the dash of their vehicle when parked on this lot.

Rates effective February 1, 2020

  • $2.00 per hour
  • $12.00 daily maximum (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
  • 25 cents per hour (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.)
  • $80.00 monthly parking permit (limited quantity) - new permits are available on the 20th of each month

Veteran parking program

Effective November 1, 2018, all Veterans who have valid Ontario Veteran licence plates will receive free parking for a maximum of 24 hours in any municipal surface pay parking lot in the City of Brantford.

Veteran licence plates

Veteran licence plates are available from the Royal Canadian Legion. For more information about how to apply for a veteran licence plate visit www.on.legion.ca.