Parking Bylaw 6059

The City of Vancouver regulates off-street parking to balance the needs of residents, commuters, and visitors. The Parking Bylaw applies to vehicle parking spaces, loading spaces, bicycle spaces, and passenger spaces.

For information and questions related to the application of the Parking Bylaw, contact Parking Management - Development Reviews at pmdr@vancouver.ca

Explanation of amendments since January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019

Sections

  • Section 1 (8 KB) - Short Title
  • Section 2 (319 KB) - Definitions
  • Section 3 (139 KB) - Administration
  • Section 4 (3.3 MB) - Off-Street Parking Space Regulations
  • Section 5 (36 KB) - Off-Street Loading Space Regulations
  • Section 6 (40 KB) - Off-Street Bicycle Space Regulations
  • Section 7 (24 KB) - Off-Street Passenger Space Regulations
  • Sections 8 to 14 (6 KB) - Amendments to Zoning and Development Bylaw and the Official Development Plan Bylaws
  • Section 15 (14 KB) - General Prohibition, Offence and Penalties
  • Section 16 (6 KB) - Schedules
  • Section 17 (8 KB) - Effective Date of Bylaw

Schedules

Appendices

  • Appendix A (11 KB) - List of Amending Bylaws to the Parking Bylaw
  • Appendix B (9 KB) - Table of Metric Equivalents

Index

Administrative Bulletins and Supplementary Information

Development Permit applications received before January 1st, 2019

Amendments to the Parking Bylaw, approved by council in July of 2018, came into effect on January 1, 2019 and apply to all development permits received after this date. In stream development permits received by the City prior to January 1, 2019 will be reviewed under the Parking Bylaw in force at the time of application.

A partial summary of amendments is available here:

The following consolidated bylaws are no longer in force and are provided for information only, for the purposes of development permit applications received prior to January 1st, 2019:

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