City-wide parking enforcement in Vancouver resumes today

Apr 30 2020, 9:07 am

Vancouver’s city-wide parking enforcement will resume effective immediately, starting today.

The decision was made by the mayor and city council on Tuesday during a meeting. After the money that comes from property taxes, as well as development and licensing fees, pay parking is the city’s third-largest revenue source.

Staff also say that they’ve fielded complaints from residents and business owners about “vehicles occupying parking spots for extended periods” of time.

Initial parking-enforcement efforts will be spent on problem areas such as metered-parking, time-limited areas, and residential permit zones.

The City also says that restarting parking enforcement will “allow healthcare and homecare workers to find parking pots more easily. They also say that they’ll continue to offer free parking to these workers through their employers.

On March 30, the City announced it would suspend pay parking for metered zones, rush hour zones, residential permit-parking zones, and parking time limits.