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A snowy roadway is pictured at night with cars parked on either side.

Overnight, on-street parking restrictions begin December 1

Guelph, Ont., November 24, 2017 – Starting December 1, the City’s winter parking schedule takes effect. This schedule restricts overnight, on-street parking until March 31, 2018. From December until the end of March there’s no overnight parking allowed on signed streets or anywhere in the Downtown between 2–6 a.m. Tickets for overnight on-street parking are $35. The City restricts overnight, on-street parking in the winter to: Make it easier for snow plows to clear the streets of snow Make room for emergency response vehicles on narrow streets where snow build up and parked cars restrict access Make sure that Guelph Transit buses can get where they are going without delays Exemptions If you need to park on a street overnight, you can apply for an… Continue reading Overnight, on-street parking restrictions begin December 1

Construction Notice: Parking restrictions on Wyndham and Macdonell streets

Notice date: February 24, 2017 About the projects Two development projects in the downtown area will be using a crane on Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 2.  In order to accommodate the crane, a number of on-street parking spaces by the former Acker’s building (42 Carden Street) and the Petrie Building (15-19 Wyndham Street North) will not be accessible. Construction begins March 1 Construction activity along Macdonell Street will take place on Wednesday, March 1 and take one full day to complete. Construction activity along Wyndham Street North will happen on Thursday, March 2 and should be complete by noon the same day. Parking access On-street parking will be blocked off along the north and south side of Macdonell Street from the Macdonell parking… Continue reading Construction Notice: Parking restrictions on Wyndham and Macdonell streets

Pay-by-phone in downtown parking lots

Guelph, Ont., November 20, 2015 – The City is offering a new parking payment option, pay-by-phone, at its downtown parking lots on Baker, Macdonell, Wilson and Wyndham streets,  starting Monday, November 23. “It’s fast and easy to start and extend parking payments by a mobile, smart phone,” said Anna Marie O’Connell, the City’s supervisor of parking administration. “We’re pleased to provide this convenient service to our parking patrons.” To use pay-by-phone, patrons: download a mobile application—MacKay Pay—from the App Store™ or Google Play™ or visit mackaypay.com. create an account enter the four-digit parking lot zone number, licence plate number, length of parking time, and credit card number A 35 cent service fee applies for starting a pay-by-phone parking session, in addition to the regular parking… Continue reading Pay-by-phone in downtown parking lots

Parking Master Plan to be presented November 18

City staff recommends funding scenario for comprehensive parking program Guelph, Ont., November 5, 2015 – On November 18, members of Council will be presented with a staff report about the City’s proposed Parking Master Plan and recommended funding strategy for Guelph’s existing and future parking needs in the downtown. Staff will ask City Council to approve the plan that provides a framework for a comprehensive, integrated and intentional parking program. The plan is informed by two community engagement processes and a background parking study authored by the IBI Group in 2014. “Parking impacts all Guelph residents and is an important factor in growing and developing our city. The proposed Parking Master Plan supports Guelph’s economy and growth targets in the downtown, considers policies, addresses future… Continue reading Parking Master Plan to be presented November 18

City develops four possible scenarios to fund downtown parking

Public invited to attend open houses, take survey to inform Parking Master Plan Guelph, ON, September 4, 2015 – The City of Guelph is seeking public input on four possible funding scenarios to pay for existing and future parking needs in Guelph’s downtown. “Parking impacts all Guelph residents and is an important factor in growing and developing our city. To support the economy and growth targets in the downtown, we need to build new parking spaces, maintain existing parking infrastructure, create supportive policy, and plan for future requirements,” says Ian Panabaker, corporate manager, Downtown Renewal. He adds, “The scenarios—developed by staff using consultant recommendations and information gathered at public meetings in 2013—have the potential to fund existing and future parking needs.” In late 2012, the… Continue reading City develops four possible scenarios to fund downtown parking