You won't have to look far to find convenient, safe and accessible parking facilities the next time you're either visiting or doing business downtown Kitchener. We offer more than 3,400 off-street parking spaces in and around our city's core - and more than 300 free two-hour on-street parking spaces.
We also manage18 municipal car parks and five parking structures, offering reasonable rates to downtown drivers.
Our main objectives for all of our parking facilities are to provide:
- A rate structure that is reasonable competitive for users;
- A combination of short- and long-term parking spaces to meet the overall parking demand; and
- Reliable entrance and exit equipment. This includes our state-of-the-art automated payment collection systems at all of our indoor parking structures. The equipment is centrally located in facility, eliminating line-ups and offering users more flexibility in payment options.
Parking downtown can be easy and inexpensive when you plan ahead. Use our online guide to find parking options near your destination.
Also, keep in mind, parking for two hours or less at any of the following four structures costs just $3.20:
While your first two half (2) hours (30 mins.) of parking costs just $1.05 per half hour at our Civic District parking structure, which is adjacent to the Kitchener Public Library - Central Branch.
Meeting your parking needs
Our parking map shows you all of our facilities and garage locations, for both short-term and long-term parking needs. For more information, including fees, addresses and hours of operation, select the individual parking location details on the map.
If you need downtown parking on a monthly basis, you can submit a request for a monthly parking permit at any of the available parking locations below by completing our online form.
If you have any questions, contact us.
|Name||Address||Lot #||Monthly Parking|
|Queen St. North||19 Queen Street North||2|
|Water St. South||28 Water Street South||3||Waiting List|
|Queen St. S.||5 Charles St. E.||7||Space Available|
|Forsyth||31 Young Street||8||Waiting List|
|Ontario St. South||40 Ontario Street South||9||Waiting List|
|Siegner Lane||4 Charles Street East||11|
|Green Street||787 King Street West||12||Space Available|
|Rotary||828 King Street West||13||Space Available|
|Otto Street||172 Frederick Street||14|
|Charles St. West||44-50 Gaukel Street||15||Waiting List|
|Halls' Lane||28 Hall's Lane West||16|
|Scott Street||194 King Street East||21|
|Transit||15 Charles Street West||22|
|King St. East||201 King Street East||23||Waiting List|
|Bramm St. Yards||55 Bramm Street||24||Space Available|
|Centre In The Square||101 Queen Street North||19B|
|Civic District Parking Garage||83 Queen Street North||Civic District||Space Available|
|Charles & Benton Parking Garage||4 Charles Street East||Charles & Benton||Space Available|
|Centre In The Square||172 Frederick Street||19A|
|City Hall Parking Garage||200 King Street West||City Hall||Waiting List|
|The Kitchener Market Parking Garage||300 King Street East||Kitchener Market||Space Available|
|Duke & Ontario Parking Garage||33 Ontario Street North||Duke/Ontario (General Parking)||Space Available|
|Duke & Ontario Parking Garage (Reserved)||33 Ontario Street North||Duke/Ontario (Reserved Parking)||Space Available|
Monthly parking pre-authorized payment plan
Paying for your monthly parking permit is easy and worry free when you set up pre-authorized monthly payments.
Payment is automatically withdrawn from a chequing account you have with a financial institution, on the 10th day of each month, and credited to your parking account. This service is free of charge; however, other bank charges may apply.
To set up pre-authorized payments, download our parking pre-authorized payment agreement. We require your written authorization before the withdrawals can begin.
By signing up for our pre-authorized payment payment, you will also support the environment and enjoy the following benefits:
Tell us what you think!
Do you park at any of the 19 municipal car parks or five parking garages? If you do, then we want to hear from you. Please complete the Parking Operations Customer Service Survey now.