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.

Downtown 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

Municipal Parking Lots

There are numerous municipal parking lots available in both Fergus and Elora.

The municipal parking lots available in Fergus are as follows:

  • 145 St David Street- between St Andrew Street West and the Grand River
  • 160 Provost Lane- between St Andrew Street West and St Patrick Street West
  • 150 St George Street West- The Fergus Curling Club
  • 155 St George Street West- Public Parking North Side
  • 550 Belsyde Avenue East- Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex
  • 450 Belsyde Avenue East- The Flannery Drive parking lot
  • 330 Millburn Boulevard- The Scott Street parking lot
  • 295 Queen Street East- Confederation Park
  • 195 Scotland Street- Confederation Park
  • 605 Gartshore Street- Forfar Park

 

The municipal parking lots available in Elora are as follows:

  • 30 Carlton Place- between Victoria Street and Metcalfe Street, south side of the Grand River
  • 1 MacDonald Square- Centre Wellington Civic Centre
  • Margaret Street
  • 29 David Street West- The Elora Community Centre
  • 25 David Street West- The Elora Curling Club
  • 36 Water Street- beside the Elora LCBO
  • 66 Patrick Boulevard
  • 23 Metcalfe Street- Elora LCBO parking lot
  • 25 Metcalfe Street- Elora LCBO parking lot

On Street Parking

Free street parking is available in the downtown cores of Fergus and Elora.  A 3-hour Downtown Parking Pilot Program has been implemented effective June 2021 till October 31, 2021. Find out more about the pilot program.

 

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

The complete by-law and amendments can be found on our By-law page.

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.

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