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Parking Management Strategy

The City will be changing parking rules, regulations and rates as part of a city-wide Parking Management Strategy. We want to make sure our parking system:

  • Improves availability of short-term parking spaces 
  • Continues to pay for itself so that general taxation is not impacted 
  • Offers customer service options for better customer interaction
  • Provides a balanced transportation network for residents

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Downtown Parking

See downtown parking for maps, rates and time for City parkades, on-street and off-street parking. For more information visit Parkopedia Kelowna and the Road Report. Check out Kelowna Regional Transit for schedules. 

Holiday Saturdays

Downtown shoppers can park for free on Saturdays over the holiday season (on-street metres and City-owned lots).

Residential Parking Program

See the Residential parking page for details on this program including changes effective Feb 1st, 2013.

Parking Tickets

Municipal parking tickets are issued by City Bylaw Enforcement Officers and by Kelowna Parking. Kelowna Parking is responsible for the City’s 18 pay lots and 1,250 parking meters. City Bylaw Enforcement Officers enforce all regulated free parking.

Pay by credit card through the City's
secure online payment system.  



Are you environmentally conscious? Do you drive a hybrid fuel-efficient vehicle? Register with the City of Kelowna to qualify for your Eco-pass and park for free at any on-street parking meters in downtown Kelowna. Normal parking and time restrictions apply.

Bicycle Parking

Lock up your bike! Keep your bike safe by using a bike rack or renting a bike locker. See bike parking for details on locations and rental rates. Businesses can learn about the City's Bike Rack Program.




Pay by Phone Parking

No need for change, just PayByPhone!  Receive a text message reminder 
prior to the expiry of your parking session.

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