There is a variety of parking restrictions and signage posted around Halifax Regional Municipality. Please read the signage carefully, including any hourly restrictions. In the event there are multiple signs on a post, read them from top to bottom. 

Vehicles may be subject to towing for any safety-related violation at the discretion of the officer (ie: no Stopping zones, blocking driveways, blocking fire hydrants, stop signs, etc.)

What to do if your car has been towed

Search our online portal to find your vehicle. If your vehicle is listed, please contact the tow company who has your vehicle listed in the “Towing Company/Compound”. To get your vehicle back, you'll need a valid driver’s license, keys to vehicle, and money to pay tow company. If your vehicle is towed, you retrieve it at your own expense.

Towing Companies

Academy Towing: 902-463-7300
Monday to Sunday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

A-1 Towing: 902-865-4575 or 902-835-4575
Monday to Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

If your vehicle is not listed in the public portal, please call the Halifax Regional Police non-emergency line: 902-490-5020. If you have issues, questions, or disputes concerning any HRM tow, call 311 or email

Towing from Private Property

If you are the Property Manager of a private lot or the Property Owner of a private property, you are responsible for the costs associated with towing a vehicle from your property. 

If you are a tenant and a vehicle is parked in your assigned residential parking spot, please call your Property Manager. The Property Manager, or another authorized agent of the property, can call 311 to have the vehicle ticketed.