Commercial vehicle decals and plates

All commerical vehicle are required to to purchase a municipal decal (commerical vehicle licence).

We have two types of commercial vehicle permits:

  • BC municipal decal
  • Commercial permit plate

Licensed commercial vehicles can:

  • Stop in commercial loading zones and lanes for up to 30 minutes to load or unload materials
  • Stop in passenger zones for up to 30 minutes (until 12 noon only) while loading or unloading materials and commodities
  • Use a metered parking space without paying on any day up to 10:30am, excluding 7:00am to 9:30am rush hour zones  

Displaying your permit correctly

Municipal decal

Commercial permit plate

Apply for a plate and decal

Does your vehicle qualify?

Apply with supporting documents

How to pay


Prices are based on the vehicle's weight and are subject to change each year. If your vehicle requires a commercial permit plate, there is an additional annual cost.

BC municipal decals

Commercial permit plates

Renew, lost, changed, or no longer require a decal/plate

Renew your plate and decal

Lost decal or plate

Changed vehicles

No longer require a decal

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Revenue Services
Ground Floor, City Hall
453 W 12th Avenue

Monday to Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm

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Fax: 604-873-7142


Relevant bylaws

You must licence your commercial vehicle to comply with these regulations.

Last modified: Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:09:14