Our goal is to create an efficient and positive parking experience for all residents, businesses, visitors and shoppers.
Did You Know?
There are over 11,000 parking spaces in downtown Victoria
- Parking is free at downtown street meters and at City parkades on Sundays and statutory holidays
- "First Hour Free" coupons for use at City parkades are available from participating merchants and Victoria City Hall
- On street parking cards are convenient and allow you to refund any unused time
- City parkades have undergone a major makeover, including improved lighting, paint, and onsite security 24/7
- You can pay your parking ticket online or dispute a ticket online
- Electric vehicle charging stations are available at City parkades
- You can view and learn more about parking downtown using VicMap
Interactive Parking Map (VicMap)
Did you know you can view and learn more about parking in Victoria using the City's new VicMap? This interactive mapping system enables you view maps that illustrate the location of metered and non-metered parking spaces, pay stations, the City's five parkades and four surface parking lots, neighbourhood parking, as well as electric vehicle charging stations and bike parking. You can also create your own maps.
View the Interactive Parking Map. Once you have the map open, to make it interactive, click on the red icon "I want to" at the top left corner of the screen. Select from the pull-down menu "Turn map data on/off", then click on "Show Legend" at the bottom left corner of the screen.
Free Parking on December 25, 26 and January 1
First Hour Free Coupons for City Parkades
First Hour Free coupons for use at the City's five parkades are available at the Public Service Centre counter at Victoria City Hall on weekdays from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and from participating merchants.
NOTE: On Saturday, November 23 and 30 and December 7, 14 and 21, 2013 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., the first hour of parking will be automatically free at the City's five parkades courtesy of the Downtown Victoria Business Association. Save your First Hour Free parkade coupons for use another day.
Pay Parking Reinstated at 900 Block Pandora Avenue
Parking in Victoria
The City of Victoria Parking Services Division is responsible for on-street parking downtown and parking at five City parkades. It also operates four surface parking lots downtown. Free bicycle parking downtown is also available.
- On-Street Parking
- Surface Parking Lots
- Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Parkades
- Bicycle Parking
- Parking for People with Disabilities
- Statutory Holidays
- Streets and Traffic Bylaw [PDF - 297 KB]
Pay a Parking Ticket Online
Did you know you can pay your parking ticket online? There's no need to make a trip to City Hall.