Please be aware that there are parking restrictions in The Municipality of Lambton Shores.

Grand Bend Parking Lot Information Map

Overnight Parking Permits (Summer)

Property owners are able to purchase up to two (2) parking permits that allow for on-street overnight parking in the summer months.

To request a permit, please use the form linked below:

On Street Parking Permit Request Form

As a reminder, parking is not permitted on roadways between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., except where allowed by permit issued by the Municipality. Permits are only valid to November 1st and are sold annually.

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

Paid parking is in effect from 8:00 am to 6:00pm daily between May 15 and September 15

Parking on Main Street is available for a maximum of 2 hours at a rate of $3.00 per hour. Overnight parking is not permitted.

River Road parking

Paid parking is in effect daily from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm between May 15 and September 15.

Parking on River Road is available for a maximum of 2 hours at a rate of $3 .00 per hour. Overnight parking is not permitted.

Parking lots

Parking lot locations

HonkMobile Zone

Rates (8:00am - 6:00pm)

Lot Hours

Main Beach Lot


$5.00 per hour or $25.00 per day

6:00 am to 11:00 pm

Mid Town Lot


$5.00 per hour or $25.00 per day

6:00 am to 3:00 am

North Beach Lot


$5.00 per hour or $25.00 per day

6:00 am to 11:00 pm

Huron Street Parking Lot


$5.00 per hour or $25.00 per day

6:00 am to 3:00 am

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.

Overnight parking for visitors

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.

Seasonal Parking Lot Permit Request Form

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 and submit the online Notice of Intention to Appear for Resolution or Trial form.

Still have a question about parking? For further information, please email By-Law

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