Please be aware that there are parking restrictions in The Municipality of Lambton Shores. For further information, please email By-law

Grand Bend Parking Lot Information Map

2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. Parking

 On Street Parking Permit Request Form
Seasonal Parking Lot Permit

Seasonal Parking Lot Permit Request Form

Free Parking Locations

Parking is free in the Gill Road parking lot, the Municipal Drive parking lot (behind the Grand Bend Legion) and the Ontario Street parking lot (south of the Main intersection).

The Municipal Drive parking lot is available for RV parking, boat trailer parking and daily overnight parking ($10.00 fee for overnight).

Grand Bend Paid Parking

Main Street parking

Parking on Main Street is free before 10:00 am and after 6:00 pm on holidays and weekends; weekdays are free before 12:00 pm and after 5:00 pm.

Parking on Main Street is available for a maximum of 2 hours at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Overnight parking is not permitted.

River Road parking

Paid parking is in effect daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm between May and September.

Parking on River Road is available for a maximum of 2 hours at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Overnight parking is not permitted.

Parking lots

Parking lot locations

HonkMobile Zone



Main Beach Lot


$4.00 per hour or $20.00 per day

6:00 am to 11:00 pm

Parking is free after 7:00 pm

Mid Town Lot


$3.00 per hour or $15.00 per day

6:00 am to 3:00 am

North Beach Lot


$4.00 per hour or $20.00 per day

6:00 am to 11:00 pm

Parking is free after 7:00 pm

Huron Street Parking Lot


$4.00 per hour or $20.00 per day

6:00 am to 3:00 am

Parking is free after 7:00 pm

Pay for parking by mobile device

You can pay for parking using the HonkMobile app on your smartphone. HonkMobile is available for all paid on-street parking spaces and off-street parking lots in Grand Bend. You will receive a reminder 15 minutes prior to expiration of your parking session, allowing you to pay for additional parking remotely.

With this payment method, you will not have to display anything in your car. This method allows staff to use a wireless device to confirm payment has been made through HonkMobile.

The app can be downloaded for free on both iOS and Android through HonkMobile, the App Store or Google Play. For support with HonkMobile, please call 1-855-338-2824 or email HonkMobile Support.

Parking restrictions 

You cannot park on our streets overnight between 2:00 am and 6:00 am year round.

Overnight parking

You can purchase overnight parking permits for designated areas on HonkMobile, at parking machines or at our office in Grand Bend. Permits are $10.00 per night. Overnight parking is allowed at the Huron Street lot, Mid Town lot, Ontario Street lot and Municipal Drive lot (located behind the Grand Bend Legion).

Seasonal parking permits

You can purchase a seasonal parking lot permit for $150.00 that is valid from April 15 to November 1. Seasonal parking permits allow parking in the Huron Street, Mid Town or Ontario Street parking lots. You must specify which lot you are purchasing the pass for at the time of purchase. 

You must display your permit at all times when parking in a municipal lot. Not displaying the permit could result in a parking infraction.

Pay a parking ticket

You can pay a parking ticket by credit card online or by telephone at 1-844-491-6796.

You can pay by cash, cheque or debit at any of our three offices.

You can mail a cheque or money order to:

The Municipality of Lambton Shores
PO Box 340
Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

Please reference your ticket number when submitting your payment.

Resolve or contest a parking ticket

Option 3 on the back of the ticket is not completed through mail. You or your agent must complete the Notice of Intention for Trial and Resolution Form and submit the form along with a copy of the ticket. You can submit the Trial and Resolution Form electronically to By-law or in person during business hours at the address below. If you are requesting a resolution of the Part II offence, provide a brief explanation and any relevant materials.

If you are attending in person, submit the completed package to By-law Enforcement at our office located at 4 Ontario Street North, Grand Bend, ON during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

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