No, but they have to move their car every three hours. The same car cannot remain parked in the same stall for longer than three hours.
Temporary and permanent placards are available through the People In Motion office. These placards are issued to qualified individuals (as determined by a physician) to allow legal access to designated accessible parking spaces.
Pay parking in the downtown core is in effect Monday-Saturday, 9:00 am–6:00 pm. Payment can be made at any pay station using coins (except pennies) or credit cards.
Payment can also be made using Flowbird, an intuitive and easy-to-use mobile parking app that allows you to pay for parking remotely through your mobile, tablet, or desktop computer. There is no user fee for this service.
On-street pay parking is in effect from Monday to Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm.
Anyone with a valid 15-minute or 2-hour Commercial Permit or a 4-hour Utility Permit may park in a marked Commercial Zone.
Anyone who is actively loading or unloading may park in a marked loading zone. Hazard lights must also be on. Time limit must be obeyed.
If you see a reserved parking stall, indicated by a yellow reflective marker on the black parking pole, please do not park there are these stalls are reserved. Parking without a permit may result in a ticket or your vehcile being towed.
If you require to reserve a stall for such reasons as moving in or out, food truck services, or construction services, etc. There is a fee of $15.00 a day which can be purchased from Community Services Office, 1303 Mission Flats Road or call 250-828-3409.
The City operates several parking lots and two parkades in the downtown core:
Anyone interested in a monthly parking pass in a downtown parkade or City parking lot may contact Precise ParkLink online or at 1-888-783-PARK (7275).
The property owner is responsible for applying for parking permits. Property owners must apply to the City of Kamloops with names, vehicle licence plate numbers, and valid ID that contains proof of residence. Proof of residence can be shown with a utility bill, phone bill, or a driver's licence that associates the applicant's identity with the property address.
You will receive permanent hang tags in the mail. DO NOT throw these out—you will no longer receive new permits each year.
Permit holders cannot park their vehicles for more than 48 hours continuously without moving the vehicle.
Two permits may be issued for each single family residence and one additional permit may be issued for every 8 metres of frontage for property that exceeds 16 metres in frontage. Street frontage refers to the property line adjacent to the street in the area normally considered the front of the home and/or lot, but does not include a secondary or side yard lot line.
Community Officers regularly patrol two-hour time restricted areas. Vehicles that are parked for more than two hours without a permit may receive a fine or may be towed at the vehicle owner’s expense.
Residents should remain mindful that parking on city streets is obtained upon availability of space. Out of courtesy for neighbours, residents are encouraged to park in front of their own residence when space is available.
There is no charge for a residential parking permit.
Two-hour time zones are in effect from Monday to Saturday, 8:00 am–6:00 pm.
Residential parking permits are now permanent tags and do not expire.
Attach your permit to the rear-view mirror or place it face up on the dashboard of your vehicle. Officers must be able to clearly see your permit, and it must not be obstructed in any way. Failure to propertly display your permit may result in a fine.
Our two-hour, time restricted parking is in place to limit the number of non-residents who park in residential areas. Residential parking permits provide the City of Kamloops with a record of residents who park on their residential street.
Residential permit holders cannot park their vehicles for more than 48 hours continuously without moving their vehicles. While residential parking permits allow vehicles to remain parked on a street for up to 48 hours without moving, the vehicle, operators, and owners must comply with Motor Vehicle Act regulations and Traffic Control By-law No. 23-30.
If you remain in the same parking space after your pay parking session has expired, you will receive a $40 non-discounted fine.