Impound Lot Fees

Residential Parking Permits are Going Paperless!

On May 9, 2017, Council approved changes to the Calgary Traffic Bylaw that allow the Residential Parking Permit (RPP) program to use electronic rather than physical permits. Click here to find out more.

Street Sweeping

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Additional information and 2017 enforcement statistics can be found HERE.

The fee you are charged depends on the size of your vehicle and the distance towed. All fees must be paid in full in order to have your vehicle released. Vehicles must be removed from the Impound Lot within 2 hours after payment has been made.

Tow Type

Accident or CPS Seizure (20 minute response)

Parking Related (30 minute response)

Derelict Vehicles (240 minute response)

Smaller Motorcycles (minimum)

Medium Heavy Towing (3/4 ton loaded - 2 ton unloaded)

Heavy Towing (3 ton)

Rate (GST not incl.)

$111.72 + KM charge

$101.14 + KM charge

$70.56 + KM charge

$164.63 + KM charge

Flat Rate $191.68

Flat Rate $264.60

KM charge: $2.58 per km after first 5km.

A storage fee will be charged 2 hours after the vehicle arrives at the Impound Lot.

The storage fee is $35.00 per day.

A $32.00 administration fee applies to all seized vehicles (this fee includes costs relating to the security of the vehicle, including the Impound Lot alarm system and fence, as well as costs for the cameras, staff and maintaining the building and the site).

In addition to the towing fees please be advised:

  • RVs, oversized vehicles or certain types of trucks may be subject to additional charges.
  • If you do not claim your vehicle within 2 hours you will be charged a storage fee of $35.00 a day.
  • Vehicles must be removed from the Impound Lot within 2 hours after payment has been made.


Current towing fees are posted at the Impound Lot. If the information provided here differs from that posted at the Impound Lot, the posted rates apply.