Notice: Paid Parking Begins at 7:00am Monday-Friday in Certain On-street Areas as of August 1
Paid parking has been extended to 7:00am Monday to Friday in three pricing areas downtown beginning August 1. Please click here for more information.
The Impound Lot is a secure storage area for vehicles that have been stolen, abandoned, or parked illegally or have been involved in an accident or crime.
Contact the Impound Lot at by phone at 403-537-7111 or by fax at 403-537-7107.
Hours of Operation:
The Impound Lot operates on the following schedule:
The Impound Lot has a gatekeeper and customer attendant on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week so that impounded vehicles can be accepted at any time to ensure vehicles are safely and securely stored.
Is my vehicle currently at the Impound Lot? Search by license plate or call 403-537-7111.
How much will it cost to release my vehicle from the Impound Lot? View towing and storage fees.
What documents will I need to provide to have my vehicle released? View what documents are required.
Can the tow truck release my vehicle to me? See the vehicle release policy for tow trucks.
I'm looking for a second-hand vehicle. See our information on our unclaimed vehicle auction.
What happens after a vehicle is taken to the Impound Lot? See our informational poster.
About the Impound Lot
The Calgary Parking Authority is responsible for the care of the vehicle and its contents once the vehicle has been seized by a peace officer.
Staff at the Impound Lot do not tow vehicles. Their role is to ensure that vehicles are safe and secure and are released only to authorized individuals. Vehicles will only be released to the vehicle owner or the owner's designate.
The Impound Lot operations are regulated under the Traffic Safety Act, Vehicle Seizure and Removal Regulation.