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Downtown patrons may encounter parking meters that have been removed with new pay stations in operation. Please remember your license plate number and that there is a maximum three hour time limit. The City appreciates your patience during this process until we can replace the rest of the parking meters with Pay Stations next spring.
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Pay Stations Replace Meters

More information about downtown parking

Downtown parking meters are slated for removal in favour of 90 Pay Stations to be conveniently located at most intersection corners and at mid-block.

Remember Your License Plate

Pay Stations require you to enter in your license plate.

You need to enter your license plate number into our Pay Station when you pay for parking. Use the camera of your Smart Phone to take a photo of it.

Move Your Car After 3 Hours

Move Your Car After 3 Hours.

We've extended our parking time from two hours to three. Time limits are enforced and after 3 hours you must move your car or be subject to a fine.

Users Guide to Pay Stations

Pay Stations require you to enter in your license plate.

Pay Stations have been introduced to downtown Kamloops, here's a short video that explains the changes with a few simple reminders for what you need to know.

Handicap & Veteran Parking

Veterans and Handicap parking is free for a maximum of 3 hours.

A person with a veteran's license plate or handicap permit may park for free, but they do have a 3 hour maximum time limit.
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More Payment Options

More Payment Options Downtown parking meters will be replaced with Pay Stations and that means flexibility and more payment options. Major Credit Cards are accepted. Change is still an option; all Canadian coins and American quarters are excepted. Pennies are not permitted.

MVP Advantage

With the Merchant Validation Program you may be eligible for free parking when you shop at member locations. Incentives may vary depending on minimum purchase amounts. For more information visit: www.kcbia.com

Take Your Time

We want you to relax and enjoy yourself. So take your time with you. Literally. When you pay for street parking downtown you can use the balance of any time remaining, and take it with you for street parking elsewhere downtown.

An Extra Hour of Time

We have extended our parking duration time from two hours to three. The third hour will cost a little more but it's available if you need it. Please remember that time limits are enforced and after 3 hours you must move your car or be subject to a fine.