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Downtown Parking


on-street parking
off-Street Parking


On-street Parking$1.25 per hour
Short-term Lots$1.25 per hour
Long-term Lots$1.00 per hour
$6.00 per day
$7.00 per event*
Monthly Permits$78.08 per month
Reserved Parking$117.62 per month

Call 250-862-8585 to confirm monthly parking rates. Rates may change without notice.

* Signage will be displayed near lot entrance on days when event parking is in effect.

Time Limits


Parkade rates apply from 6am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. There is no-charge parking after hours, weekends and holidays (except during Special Events - Signs will be displayed near the entrance when event parking is in effect).

Off-Street parking lots

Pay parking is generally in effect from 6am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. There is no-charge for parking in the evening, or on weekends and holidays (except during Special Events).


  • Short Term off-street lots offer hourly parking only and may be subject to a time limit.
  • Long Term off-street lots offer hourly, daily and monthly parking.

On-Street Parking

Pay Parking is in effect from 9am to 5pm. There is no-charge for on-street parking after 5pm or Sundays and holidays.

  • 30-minute, one-hour and two-hour time limits are in effect at various locations. You will be subject to an Overtime Parking offence notice if you exceed any posted time limit.
  • Time limits in pay parking areas double on Saturdays.
  • For longer term parking, park in a parkade or off-street lot.
  • Parking is not permitted on any downtown street between the hours of 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. to allow for street cleaning and snow removal.

Event Parking

Lot/FacilityEvent RateHours
Library Parkade$5See event details here
Memorial Parkade$3See event details here
Chapman Parkade$5See event details here
Waterfront Park Lot$7See event details here
Cawston & St Paul Lot$7See event details here
Police Services Lot$1 / hrWeekdays 15:00-23:00
Weekends 06:00-23:00
Water Street Boat Launch$1.25 / hr24 Hours / 7 days a week
City Hall Parking Lot$1 / hrWeekdays 16:00-23:00
Weekends 06:00-23:00