Monthly Parking Available at James Short Parkade

Conveniently located between 4th and 5th Avenues SW just west of Centre Street. Lot Information & How to Apply

Lot Notices:

Lot 74 will be closed from Friday, July 24th until Tuesday, September 1 due to event use.

$5 Summer Lunch Special

From June 1st to August 27th we're offering $5 parking from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Monday through Thursday at the following locations:

Lot 54 - Centennial Parkade - (unavailable in short-stay 9254)

Lot 25 - City Centre Parkade

Lot 28 - McDougall Parkade

Lot 40 - James Short Parkade

This promotion is only available to ParkPlus cell phone account holders. To register for an account click HERE.

As of November 1, 2014 banks will be moving to a paperless bill payment system and as a result will not be accepting payment for Calgary Parking Authority (CPA) parking tickets (parking tags).

CPA will continue to offer Pay Tickets Online, its convenient electronic payment option. Currently the system accepts credit card payments only, but coming in 2015 we will offer the option to pay by debit card online.

For more details about payment options, please click here.


Solar powered pay machines and pay by cell phone technology have revolutionized parking in Calgary's downtown.

Sign up, Log In or Find Out More

Pay Tickets Online

All you need to get started is the parking ticket number, your licence plate and a valid credit card.

Find out more  



The CPA offers you the opportunity to appeal your parking ticket by requesting an administrative review.

Find out more  

Parking in Calgary





Click here to learn more about the ParkPlus System at the Calgary Zoo.

Click here to learn more about the ParkPlus System at TELUS Spark.

On-street Occupancy Map

Plan your trip downtown with our On-street Occupany map. Using ParkPlus transaction data, the map provides a guideline for on-street parking availability. The map also provides ParkPlus zone information including parking rates and time restrictions.


Connect with Us

The CPA is using social media to enhance our customer service by answering questions and responding to concerns, and providing valuable parking-related updates.