You need an accessible parking permit in order to park in an accessible parking space in the Town of Orangeville. Accessible parking permits are issued by the Ministry of Transportation on a temporary or permanent basis. Learn how to get an accessible parking permit through Service Ontario.

Displaying the permit

When parking in an accessible parking space, your permit must be displayed in an unobstructed manner, on the dashboard or sun visor of your vehicle. The following information must be visible from the outside of the vehicle:

  • international symbol of access for the disabled
  • permit number
  • permit expiry date

The parking pass must not be altered or defaced, photocopied or reproduced. Persons using copied, altered or fraudulently obtained permits may be charged under the Highway Traffic Act.

Accessible parking rules

It is illegal to stop, stand or park a vehicle in an accessible parking space without a valid accessible parking permit.

Review the following permit rules and regulations:

  • accessible parking permits are issued to the individual noted on the rear face of the permit
  • the permit privileges are not transferable
  • accessible parking permits are not valid when displayed on a vehicle and the vehicle is not being used to pick up or transport the holder of the permit

The Town of Orangeville does not permit vehicles displaying Accessible Parking Permits to disobey any other parking prohibitions, signed or unsigned. For example, you cannot park in the following zones with an accessible parking permit:

  • no parking
  • no stopping
  • fire route

The Town of Orangeville does allow anyone who displays an accessible parking permit to park for more than two hours on street parking, where posted.

Fines and penalties

You may receive a $300 fine if you don't follow the accessible parking requirements. In addition, the Accessible Parking Permit may be retained due to misuse and not returned to the permit holder.