Parking

Whether you shop, dine, do business or work in Fergus or Elora, finding safe, convenient parking is easy and readily available for your convenience.

Municipal Parking Lots

There are five municipal parking lots located in downtown Fergus:

  • St George Street W across from Fergus Curling Club
  • St George Street W at the Fergus Curling Club
  • Provost Lane at St Patrick Street W
  • Menzies Lane behind the Fergus Public Library
  • Queen Street W behind the Fergus Market Place

There are four municipal parking lots located in downtown Elora:

  • Geddes Street at East Mill Street
  • MacDonald Square at the Centre Wellington Civic Centre
  • Metcalfe Street
  • Carlton Street at Metcalfe Street

On Street Parking

Free street parking is available in the downtown cores of Fergus and Elora. Parking is also available on all streets within the Township. Please obey No Parking signs where applicable.

Parking By-Law Regulations

Common Examples of Parking By-Law Infractions include, but are not limited to:

  • Parked for more than 24 hours on a road or municipal parking lot
  • Within 3 metres of a fire hydrant
  • Within a designated Fire Route
  • On or overhanging any curb, boulevard, or sidewalk
  • Within 9 metres of an intersection
  • Within 9 metres of a crosswalk
  • Within 1 metre of a driveway
  • In an accessible parking space, unless you have an Ontario Accessible Parking Permit displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle
  • Parked facing the wrong way

Winter Parking

The Township actively enforces the Traffic and Parking By-Laws, and Winter Parking Ban to ensure order and safety for vehicles, pedestrians and residents. The Township Parking By-Law prohibits parking on streets between 2:00 am – 6:00 am from November 1 – March 31 for snow clearance. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) enforces this under the Hwy Traffic Act, and vehicles will be ticketed, and or towed at the owner's expense.

Contact Us

Township of Centre Wellington
1 MacDonald Square, Elora, Ontario, Canada, N0B 1S0
Phone: 519.846.9691
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