Getting Around

There is plenty of parking in downtown Dartmouth!

In fact, there are more than 1000 parking spaces in our business district. Some of these are on-street parking in metered and non-metered spaces. The remainder are spaces in private parking lots located throughout the business district.


Parking Meters

On street, you’ll find roughly 200 metered municipal parking spaces. These are monitored by municipal parking enforcement from 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday. The rate is $1.50 per hour, payable by coins at the meter, or by using your mobile phone through the HOT SPOT PARKING APP.

NOTE: There is NO CHARGE to park in on-street metered spaces between 6 pm and 8 am, or on weekends and holidays.


Parking Lots

There are more than 700 parking spaces available in private parking lots in Downtown Dartmouth. Most of these are pay and display on site. Please refer to the map on this website for the location of these parking lots.


Monthly Parking

If you are looking for monthly parking in downtown Dartmouth, there are several property owners who offer this service to the public at varying price points. Please feel welcome to call the Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission offices for assistance 902-466-2997.

Here’s a list of some of downtown Dartmouth’s private parking lots offering monthly parking. We update this regularly, but it’s best to call as availability and pricing do vary:

Dartmouth Waterfront (902) 461-4698 (managed by Alderney Landing)
King’s Wharf (902) 455-4555
Urchin Property Management, (902) 469-5449


Parking Map


Map of Downtown

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