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Due to the ongoing labour disruption, Parking Services is currently offering multi-pack refunds for packs purchased between January 26 and February 26 and waiving administrative fees for permit refunds. Visit the Disruption Operations FAQ for more information. 

York University's parking enforcement on the Keele and Glendon campuses aligns with the City of Toronto municipal code, other universities, and broader public sector organizations in Toronto. Vehicles parked on campus in contravention of the University’s Parking and Traffic Regulations will be ticketed with a City of Toronto parking violation. Repeat violations may result in a vehicle being towed to a municipally-licensed impound at the vehicle owner’s expense.

Individuals who wish to dispute a City of Toronto parking violation must do so with the City of Toronto under its Administrative Penalty System. York Parking Services cannot process these disputes. Information about the City of Toronto’s dispute process is available on the. Information about the City of Toronto’s appeal process is available on the City of Toronto’s website.

For information about current parking enforcement operations and citations, please click here.

Existing York University Parking Accounts/Notices

Existing York University parking citations accounts/notices remain outstanding and payable. Parking Permits will not be issued to vehicles and/or individuals with an outstanding balance. For a limited time, Parking Services is offering a relief program for individuals with outstanding balances issued prior to July 15, 2019, at a reduced rate. Please contact Parking Services at parking@yorku.ca or 416-736-5335 to discuss options.

FAQ

Vehicles parked in contravention of the University’s Parking and Traffic Regulations will be ticketed with a City of Toronto Parking Violation.

Notices can be paid online, by phone or in person.  Payment information can be found on the back of the Notice.

Parking permits will not be issued to any individual or vehicle with outstanding Notices, or Citations issued before July 15, 2019. Repeat violations may result in the vehicle being towed to a municipally-licensed impound at the vehicle owner’s expense.

The City of Toronto Parking Violations issued on campus are the same as those issued elsewhere in the City.

Payment and dispute options for City of Toronto Parking Violations are printed on the back of the Violation.

Fine amounts vary based on the violation and are established by the City of Toronto.

Payment options are provided on the back of the Violation and on the City of Toronto website.

All disputes for City of Toronto Parking Violations must be directed to the City of Toronto.  Options to dispute a City of Toronto Parking Violation are provided on the back of the Violation and on the City of Toronto website.

Vehicles will be towed from University property for the following reasons:

Parking in a designated Fire Route

Displaying a counterfeit/forged/altered Parking Permit

Blocking or obstructing roads, sidewalks, entrances or parking in other areas on campus not designated for parking, according to the York University Parking and Traffic Regulations

Parking without a valid Parking Permit during special events or parking in a manner that interferes with University business

Parking in contravention of the York University Parking and Traffic Regulations after receiving a cumulative total of five (5) Notices and/or City of Toronto Parking Violations

Per municipal By-Law, all vehicles must be towed to a municipally-licensed impound facility under contract with Toronto Police Services. Vehicle drivers/owners are responsible for their own transportation to this location.

Fees for towing and storage are established by the City of Toronto and are subject to change. The current towing fee is $225.00. The owner/driver of the vehicle will be responsible for this fee, along with the recovery charge of $30.00 and the daily impound storage fee of $20.00.

The relief program is offered to resolve outstanding parking account balances, issued prior to July 15, 2019, at a discounted rate.  If you would like to take advantage of this program, please contact Parking Services to review your account and discuss options.