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Downtown & South Pandosy parking

Temporary changes to Downtown and South Pandosy areas' on street parking rates in effect March 24th 2020.

  • Any vehicle parking in an on-street pay parking stall within the Downtown or South Pandosy urban centre business areas may do so without payment, following the posted time limits;
  • Monthly permit customers not using their pass due to self-isolation, quarantine or working remotely may request a one-month deferral of parking fees for the month of April 2020 or May 2020 and may cancel their permit without the required 30-day notice and be added to the wait list.
  • Existing time restrictions will remain in effect to ensure on-street parking remains open for short-term/customer use and is not being used for long-term parking

Please visit the following webpage for more information. 

On-street parking (Off-Season)
Downtown on-street rate zone map
$1.25 - $1.50 per hour
$2.50 - $3.00 (optional third hour)
On-street parking (May 15-Sept 15)
Downtown on-street rate zone map
$1.25 - $1.75 per hour
$3.00 - $3.50 (optional third hour)
Short-term lots$1.25 per hour
Long-term lots$1.00 per hour
$6.00 - $6.50 per day
$7.00 per event*
Random monthly permits$81.79 per month
Reserved parking$150.00 per month

Payment options

  • On-street single space meters - Coin only (Visa and MasterCard available on select meters and by using PayByPhone)
  • Pay stations - Coin, Visa, MasterCard or PayByPhone

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.


Parkade rates apply from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. There is no-charge parking after 5 p.m. on weekdays and on weekends/stat holidays (Except during special events - Signs will be displayed near the entrance when event parking is in effect).

 Hourly rateDaily rateSpecial event rateClearance
Library Parkade
1360 Ellis Street
$1$6$56'8" (approx. 2 metres)
Chapman Parkade
345 Lawrence Avenue
$1$6$56'10.5" (approx. 2.1 metres)
Memorial Parkade
1420 Ellis Street
$1$6$36'7" (approx. 2 metres)

On weekdays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., public parking is permitted only on Levels 1 & 2.

Off-street parking lots

Pay parking is generally in effect Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. downtown, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in South Pandosy. There is no-charge for parking in the evening or on weekends and holidays (except during special events). 


  • Water Street and Cook Road Boat Launch lots: Pay parking at all times.
  • City Hall Parking Lot: Pay parking from 4 to 11 p.m. on weekdays and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends (No public parking 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays).
  • Police Services Building Lot: Pay parking from 3 to 11 p.m. on weekdays and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends (No public parking 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays).
  • 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.
  • Most lots offer unlimited in-and-out privileges, based on space availability. 
  • Non-reserved spaces in off-street lots are available to accessible permit holders at no charge.
  • RV, oversized and bus parking is permitted on all metered lots; each occupied stall must be paid for.
  • Overnight camping is not permitted in any City lot or parkade.
On-street parking

On-street pay parking is in effect Monday to Saturday Downtown, and Monday to Friday in South Pandosy. There is no-charge for on-street parking on Sundays and Holidays.

  • ECO-PASS PERMIT: 2 hours (max) per day of no-charge on-street parking for qualifying vehicles (time limits apply)
  • At “Pay & Display” Pay Stations, your ticket must be displayed face up on your windshield
  • At "Pay by Licence Plate" Pay Stations, you are not required to display a receipt on your dash.
  • While valid, your paid parking session is transferable to any City off-street lot or other on-street parking of equal or lesser value. Posted time limits remain in effect.
  • Time Limits (30-minute, one, two, three, four and eight hours) are in effect at various locations. You will be subject to an overtime parking offence notice if you exceed any posted time limit.
  • For longer term parking, park in a parkade or off-street lot.
  • Parking is not permitted on any downtown street between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. to allow for street cleaning and snow removal.  Please park in a parkade or off-street lot if you may be leaving your vehicle overnight
Cook road boat launch

The following rates and restrictions apply to the Cook Road Boat Launch Lot:

  • Maximum use of 7 days within any 30 day period (based on plate number)
  • Single vehicles are not permitted to use vehicle with trailer stalls in the summer season, violators may be ticketed or towed
  • Detached trailers are not permitted on City property and may not be left in single vehicle stalls 
Summer season (May 15 to Sept. 15)
Single Vehicle1 hour$1.00
Single Vehicle1 (calendar) day$10.00
Vehicle with Boat Trailer Attached1 hour$5.00
Vehicle with Boat Trailer Attached12 hours$25.00
Vehicle with Boat Trailer Attached24 hours$40.00
Off season (Sept. 16 to May 14)
Single Vehicle1 hour$1.00
Single Vehicle1 (calendar) day$6.00
Vehicle with Boat Trailer Attached1 hour$2.00
Vehicle with Boat Trailer Attached12 hours$12.00
Vehicle with Boat Trailer Attached24 hours$20.00
Event parking
When event parking is in effect, rates and restrictions shown under "Facility and rate details" will apply.

Select the applicable month below to determine dates when event parking rates will be charged .

Facility and rate details
Lot/facilityEvent rateHours
Library Parkade$5See event details below
Memorial Parkade$3See event details below
Chapman Parkade$5See event details below
Waterfront Park Lot$7See event details below
Cawston & St. Paul Lot$7See event details below
Police Services Lot$1Weekdays: 3-11 p.m.
Weekends: 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Water Street Boat Launch$1.2524 hours / 7 days a week
City Hall Parking Lot$1Weekdays: 4-11pm
Weekends: 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
February 2020
DateTimeParkadesSurface lots
 Library & MemorialChapmanWaterfrontCawston & St. Paul
Feb. 75-11 p.m.
Feb. 85-11 p.m.
Feb.125-11 p.m.
Feb. 155-11 p.m.
Feb. 17Noon-11 p.m.
Feb. 285-11 p.m.
March 2020
 Library & MemorialChapmanWaterfrontCawston & St Paul
Mar. 65- 11 p.m.
Mar. 75-11 p.m.
Mar. 115-11 p.m.
Mar. 145-11 p.m.
April 2020
  Library & MemorialChapmanWaterfrontCawston & St Paul
Apr. 195-11 p.m.


Parking alternatives
Active transportation
  • Alternatives to parking include options such as transit, riding a bike, car pooling, etc.    
  • Bike lockers located in several locations within the Downtown and South Pandosy areas are available for monthly rental.  For more information please contact Kelowna Parking at 250-862-8585.
  • Several transit enhancements, including expansion of the rapid bus service, were made in 2014.
  • If three or more people at an organization purchase a monthly bus pass for use on the Kelowna Regional Transit System, you can sign up for the ProPass Program to have the cost of those passes reduced.
Staff parking options

Should staff wish/need to bring their personal vehicle and park all day, they will need to park at an appropriate location. The City and private providers operate a number of parking lots and parkades that offer daily and monthly parking.

View the map above for additional information on off-street parking options including lots operated by private parking operators in the area with longer term parking available, contact information below: