What is a Select Permit?
A Select Permit is a single Parking Zone Permit which allows residents who live in small multi-residential buildings (less than four stories in height and has 20 or fewer dwelling units), or in large multi-residential buildings built before 1945 (four stories or more in height or have more than 20 dwelling units built before 1945) to park in a Residential Parking Zone (RPZ). Only one Select Permit is allowed per qualifying residence and can be used for either a resident’s licence plate or a visitor’s licence plate. Only one licence plate can be activated and parked at a time. The permit allows parking within the zone but does not guarantee that a space will be available.
The Select Permit will be available to purchase on August 1, 2023. More information on how and when residents can apply will be shared when available at www.calgaryparking.com.
Qualifying small multi-residential buildings and large multi-residential buildings built before 1945 cannot have a standard Residential Parking Permit and a Select Permit at the same time. Residents can only purchase a Select Permit once all their standard Residential Parking Permits expire or are cancelled. If a qualifying residence currently doesn’t have an active permit, they can apply for a standard Residential Parking Permit or Visitor Permit until August 1, 2023, or they can apply for a Select Permit when available. Please note, if you apply for a new standard Residential Parking Permit or Visitor Permit before August 1, 2023, your permit will automatically expire on September 30, 2023.
Select Permit FAQs
How do residents apply for a Select Permit?
The Select Permit will be available for qualifying residences on August 1, 2023. More information on how and when residents can apply will be shared when available.
Who is eligible for a Select Permit?
The Select Permit is only available to residents of small multi-residential buildings and large multi-residential buildings built before 1945 in Residential Parking Zones..
Your multi-residential building may not qualify for Select Permits if:
Please call us at 403-537-7000 to confirm whether your address is able to receive a Select Permit. Questions as to why your address isn’t eligible can be answered via calling 311
How many Select Permits will a qualifying residence be eligible for?
Each qualifying residence is eligible for a maximum of one Select Permit that can be used for residents or visitors. These permits cannot be sold or rented.
Will the Select Permit cost money?
The Select Permit will have a fee to manage parking demand and shift Residential Parking Permit program costs to those that park on-street in Residential Parking Zones.
Where can I find more information?
Find more information on the Residential Parking Permit program policy changes at Calgary.ca/rpp