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Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – May 1, 2023 – How Do I Get My Halton Free Parking Pass for Burlington Beach If I Don’t Have A Smartphone?

Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag

Welcome to the Mayor’s Monday Mailbag, an initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office launched to share weekly answers to questions from the public we’ve received through our main email inbox at or the Mayor’s social media platforms.

At the end of the month, we publish a roundup of those most pressing questions we’ve received in the weeks prior.

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – May 1, 2023


“How do I get my Halton free parking passes for Burlington Beach if I don’t have a cellphone/smartphone?”


Burlington’s Beachway Park is a regional waterfront park. If you are a Halton Region resident, you are allowed up to 10 free days of parking in the Beachway Park parking lots from May to September each year. During those months, there is paid parking in effect on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The rate is $2.50 per hour or a flat daily rate of $20.

It is recommended for Halton residents looking to take advantage of the 10 free parking pass program to fill out the online parking exemption form once they’ve arrived at the beach and parked in a legal parking spot. The exemption doesn’t guarantee a spot, but it does give residents free parking for the day.

Don’t Have a Smartphone?

Not to worry if you don’t have a smartphone! You’re also able to fill out the exemption form online before you leave the house to go to the beach, then you can go find a parking spot, and you’re set. If you don’t have access to a computer at home, you can access a public computer at your local Burlington Public Library branch. Simply ask staff when you arrive if they can assist you and remember the City webpage you need to visit is:

For more information about parking at Beachway Park, visit

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