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

Pay Online

Pay a Parking Ticket online. 
There is a convenience charge for this service.

Pay by Phone

Call 1.888.530.7275  
There is a convenience charge for this service.

Pay in Person

Payments are accepted in person by cash, debit, VISA or Mastercard at the Municipal Office, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora

Pay by Mail

Make cheques payable to the "Township of Centre Wellington". Write the number of the infraction on the front of the cheque and mail to Attn: Parking Tickets, Township of Centre Wellington, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora ON  N0B 1S0.

Dishonoured cheques will be subject to an administrative fee.  Post dated cheques will not be accepted.

All inquires concerning parking infractions can be made by email or by calling 519.846.9691 x307.

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
  • 1 MacDonald Square at the Centre Wellington Civic Centre
  • 23 Metcalfe Street (located immediately north of the Elora LCBO building)
  • 25 Metcalfe Street (located south of the Elora LCBO building and excluding the 30-minute time restricted parking reserved for LCBO customers).
  • Margaret Street – located west of the Civic Centre (1 MacDonald Square), beside Hoffer Park.

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:

  • 1 MacDonald Square- Centre Wellington Civic Centre
  • Margaret Street - located west of the Civic Centre, beside Hoffer Park.
  • 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- (located immediately north of the Elora LCBO building)
  • 25 Metcalfe Street- (located south of the Elora LCBO building and excluding the 30-minute time restricted parking reserved for LCBO customers).

Street parking is available in the downtown cores of Fergus and Elora.  A 3-hour Downtown Parking Program has been implemented in 2021 and extended until 2024. If you have a parking complaint in the 3-hour parking enforcement area of Elora and Fergus, please call 519-846-9691 x307. For more information on our 3-hour on-street parking program, click here.


Parking is also available on all streets within the Township. Please obey No Parking signs where applicable.

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 measured from the curb/edge of highway
  • 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.

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.

The permit holder must be either a passenger or driver of the vehicle using the accessible parking space. Only the person named on the permit can use an accessible parking space. If you use the permit without the permit holder in the vehicle, you could be fined up to $5,000 and the permit may be seized.

When to return a permit

The accessible parking permit must be returned to ServiceOntario within 30 days when the:

  • person named on the permit is deceased
  • permit holder is no longer a person with an eligible health condition
  • permit contains incorrect information
  • permit has been cancelled

Return a permit by mail to:


Accessible Parking Permit Services Office

P.O. Box 9800

Kingston ON  K7L 5N8

Return a permit in person at a ServiceOntario Centre:

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