Parking in Vancouver
The City of Vancouver manages parking to balance the needs of residents, commuters, and visitors. The City has rules about:
- Where you can park
- How much it costs to park
- How to report parking-related issues
By following the rules, you can help maintain a smooth flow of traffic throughout Vancouver.
Review and pay parking tickets online, or pay by phone or in person. Pay within 14 days for a 50 per cent discount.
Find parking spots in Vancouver including paid parking at parking meters and parking lots.
Vehicles parked in residential parking zones must have a valid parking permit. Learn how to get one.
Download the free PayByPhone smartphone app
When you use the PayByPhone app, you:
- Pay only for the minutes you park
- Get reminders before your time on the meter expires
- Can extend your time on the go, without running back to the meter
Learn more about how to pay for parking in Vancouver
Learn why the City tickets and tows vehicles, and how parking bylaws impact public safety and the flow of transportation.
Find out about how to meet the parking needs of your business. Learn about commercial loading zones and lanes, tour-bus parking, reserving metered spaces for commercial use and adding and removing parking meters.