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By-Law and Enforcement Services - Oversized Motor Vehicle (OMV) or Trailer Parked on a City Street

The City strictly prohibits you from parking a large motor vehicle on streets in Brampton. A "large vehicle" shall mean any motor vehicle having an overall height greater than 2.6 metres or overall length greater than 6.7 metres or combination of both. External attachments to the vehicle are included in the measurement of height and length. If you obtained a parking consideration to allow you to park on the street for a vehicle larger than this, your parking consideration will not be in effect.

Oversized Motor Vehicles or trailers are prohibited from being parked on residential streets for any length of time unless it is at the time being used to make a delivery or to provide a service.

Oversized Motor Vehicles may park on the street in Industrial areas – timed offences still apply.

Small School Buses that do not exceed OMV Measurements:

  • Permitted to park on the street during school hours if it is under the OMV Measurements. If the small school bus exceeds the OMV measurements, it is not permitted to park on the street.
  • Timed offences and other parking violations still apply to all vehicles parked on city streets

Small school busses or bussing vans are permitted to park on Private Property, they shall only be parked on the property between 9 p.m. Sunday and 4 p.m. Friday from September 1 to June 30 of each year.

If you have an urgent request or require further assistance, please contact 311 within Brampton or 905-874-2000.

Related Information
Traffic and Parking By-law
Permission To Park On Street

Last Updated on Sep 20, 2023