Commercial and business parking

If your business uses a vehicle, you need to know the rules and regulations of commercial parking in the city. 

Learn about:

  • Using commercial loading zones and lanes
  • Reserving metered spaces for commercial use
  • Parking options for tour bus operators
  • Getting a permit to use Granville Mall
  • Requesting changes to pay parking availability for your business

Tour bus parking and zones

Get the rules for tour bus parking, including the by-law, and details on tour bus loading and parking zones.

Commercial loading zones and lanes

Know the regulations for commercial loading zones and lanes, including the rules both commercial and non-commercial vehicles must follow.

Granville Mall commercial parking permit

Access and parking along Granville Street between Hastings and Smithe streets—the Granville Mall area—is not open to general vehicular traffic. Find out if you need a Granville Mall permit to access and park here.

Temporary street occupancy permits

Temporary street occupancy permits reserve parking spaces for your construction work, moving trucks, special deliveries, or service work.

Ask to add or remove pay parking

Pay parking prevents drivers from parking too long in one place. Request that pay parking be installed or removed.