Accessible parking rules

In Vancouver, you must have a valid SPARC permit to park at:

  • Designated disabled parking zones
  • Accessible meter spots

Under section 17.2(j) of Street and Traffic Bylaw 2849, it is illegal for a vehicle without a valid SPARC permit to park in designated disabled parking zones.

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Find accessible parking in Vancouver. Learn about parking exemptions for people with disabilities, and how to get a SPARC parking permit.

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Vancouver is an accessible and inclusive city, committed to removing barriers and creating equal opportunities for all residents. Find information on accessible City and Park Board programs and initiatives.

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Street & Traffic Bylaw

Regulates traffic, the use of streets, and the size and weight of vehicles that are permitted to travel on City of Vancouver streets.