Parking in Vancouver

Street parking

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.

Save money at the meter

Pay for parking

Pay to park at parking meters by phone, credit card, or coins. Sign up online or by phone.

Find parking

Find parking

Find parking spots in Vancouver including paid parking at parking meters and parking lots.

Parking in your neighbourhood

Residential parking permits

Vehicles parked in residential parking zones must have a valid parking permit. Learn how to get one.

Know the rules

Tickets and towing

Learn why the City tickets and tows vehicles, and how parking bylaws impact public safety and the flow of transportation.

Parking for businesses

Commercial and business parking

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.

Ask. Tell. Connect.

Phone 3-1-1 to ask, tell, and connect with the City

Outside Vancouver:

Speak your own language

When should you call 9-1-1? Click to find out       Deaf? Have difficulty speaking? Click to learn how to make a TTY call

More ways to contact us

Pay a ticket online

The fastest way to pay your parking ticket is online.

Learn more

Download the free PayByPhone smartphone app

Visit the PayByPhone website

Pay only for the minutes you park. Get reminders and extend your time.

Download the iPhone app in the App Store

Download the Android app on Google Play

Get the BlackBerry app on BlackBerry App World

Last modified: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 11:43:31

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