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Buy an annual or a short-term residential parking permit

Annual permits can be purchased on the first day of the month that a permit expires.

Ready to buy your permit? Please read before you buy a permit to know: the rules, the eligibility requirements, what documents to provide for an annual or short-term permit, the fees, where to attach your decal, the refund policy, and where to buy your permit in person.

Buy a permit online or by phone

You can buy your permit online or by phone if you meet all three of the requirements. You are the:
  • Resident of the permit zone
  • Registered owner or lessee of the vehicle
  • Declared principal operator of the vehicle and have valid ICBC insurance that shows your current address on both page one and two of your insurance documents

Purchase now

Prefer to buy a permit by phone? Call phone 3-1-1 from 7am – 10 pm, 7 days a week.

Buy a permit in person

You must buy your permit in person if you are:

  • The declared principal operator of the vehicle and have ICBC insurance that shows a different mailing address on page 1 from your address in the permit zone on page 2
  • The driver of someone else's vehicle, driver of a company car, dual resident, homecare provider, student from outside of BC, or a new resident from out of province
  • Purchasing a short term or visitor permit 
  • Applying for the West End Zone Permit at the non-market rate and aren't enrolled in the Leisure Access Program

Where to buy a permit in person

Do you have a MacDonald parking permit?

Your annual parking permit expires June 30.

Before you buy a permit

Parking permit not received

Let us know if your parking permit was not recieved in the mail within 10 business days.