Pay ParkingA mix of short and long-term metered parking, along with some permit parking on City streets and in parking lots is available in Richmond. Please see Pay Parking & Ticketing for more information.
City Offers Pay-by-Phone Parking
The City of Richmond offers pay-by-phone parking at all of its on-street parking meters. The benefits include:
- Save money by only paying the exact time you park
- Pay for parking in the comfort/safety of your vehicle
- Receive consolidated parking expense reports online
A convenience fee of 25 cents applies per transaction.
For more information or to register, visit PayByPhone.
Complimentary Parking Year-Round for Richmond's Veterans
Richmond residents who possess valid ICBC Veteran issued licence plates, are able to park for free, every day of the year, at on-street parking meters and city owned off-street operations at Gateway Theatre, Bowling Green and Brighouse Park. To receive complimentary parking, Veterans must complete and submit, the no-fee application below or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application via mail. A photocopy of your ICBC registration paper must accompany the application.Two Ways to Apply for a Complimentary Parking Permit
- Online - complete the following form:
Veterans Parking Program Application
- Mail - print and complete the Veterans Parking Program Application and send to:
Community Bylaws - Veterans Parking Program
Richmond City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond, BC V6Y 2C1.
Your complimentary parking automatically renews each year if you continue to meet the programs’ eligibility requirements.
Please note: Veterans must adhere to parking limits (normally 2 hours on-street even though parking is free of charge) and all other traffic regulations within the Traffic Bylaw No. 5870 and/or the Parking Off-Street Bylaw No. 7403.
For more information on the complimentary Richmond Veterans Parking Program, please contact Community Bylaws, at email@example.com or 604-276-4345.