Thanksgiving Day, October 12, 2015 is a statutory holiday; therefore, no payment is required for on-street parking. Holiday rates are in effect at select Calgary Parking Authority surface lots and parkades.

Please note: The Calgary Parking Authority office will be closed on October 12, 2015 and will re-open at 8:00 am on October 13.

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

As of November 1, 2014 banks are 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.

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.

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Pay Tickets Online

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

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

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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.


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