Paid Parking & Enforcement
The Municipality has a Paid Parking Program in effect in Tobermory and Lion's Head from May 15 to October 15 each year. The Municipality enforces its Parking By-law by issuing tickets to illegally parked vehicles for both on-street parking and in parking lots. Enforcement is required to maintain legal parking, regulate traffic movement, and ensure public safety.
Option 1- Voluntary Payment
- Online ticket payment (click the blue button above to pay your parking ticket online).
- By cheque or money order payable to the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula. Ensure that you write the number of the Parking Infraction Notice on the front of your cheque or money order. Mail or deliver your payment along with this notice to the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula, ATTN: By-law Enforcement, 56 Lindsay Road 5, Lion's Head ON N0H 1W0. Dishonoured cheques will be subject to an administrative charge. An administrative fee is payable if the fine goes into default and information may be provided to a credit bureau. Please allow sufficient time for your payment to be delivered.
Option 2- Trial
Notice of intention to appear in court. Refer to your parking ticket for additional information.
All enquiries should be made via email or in writing to:
Parking reservations are required for the following parking lots:
Lion's Head Arena Parking Lot
Located at 4 Tackabury Street in Lion's Head, the Lion's Head Arena Parking Lot offers payment at the location as well as online reservations. Available rates are $3/hour or $15/all day. Online reservations are strongly encouraged.
A free shuttle is offered from June 30th through September 4th (Friday through Sunday (and statutory holidays), 10am to 6pm) with paid parking.
Little Cove Parking Lot
Located at 237 Little Cove Road in Tobermory, the Little Cove Parking Lot requires online reservations between May 15 and October 15. Online reservations are available in 4 hour bookings for $20. You will also be required to display proof of a Parks Canada Discovery Pass or parking pass from another Parks Canada location from that day. If you do not yet have a Parks Canada Pass, you can purchase a day-use pass when booking parking online.
McCurdy Drive Parking Lot
Located off Moore Street in Lion's Head, the McCurdy Drive Parking Lot requires online reservations between May 15 and October 15. Available reservation options include 4 hours for $20 or full day reservations for $30 (must be made at least 24 hours in advance).
A resident parking pass is designed to offer access to Municipal parking lots and other on-street parking spaces in Tobermory and Lion's Head. The pass is only an exemption from paying the parking fee, all other provisions of the Parking By-law apply. Resident parking passes are valid until notified otherwise; you do not need to renew the pass yearly.
Residents who do not have parking passes from a previous year or have a license plate change can visit or contact the Municipal Office for more information. Residents will be required to provide identification and vehicle ownership to acquire parking passes. To obtain a parking pass, please contact us.
If you require more than two parking passes, additional resident passes can be purchased for a fee of $50.00 per season.
Non-resident parking passes are also available at a fee of $100 per season.
Winter Parking Restrictions
Winter parking restrictions are necessary to ensure snow removal operations can be completed safely and effectively. Overnight parking on municipal roads is prohibited annually between November 1 and April 30 from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.