Residential Parking Permit – Zone 3A

We continue to accept documentation and applications through email, and are available by phone at 360-487-8454. We strive to return calls within 1 business day and appreciate your patience.

Downtown residential parking program for residents in Zone 3A

The primary objective of the downtown residential parking program is to provide long-term on-street parking for residents in zones 3A for a vehicle currently registered in the resident’s name.

The free six-month permits are available to any individual resident in zone 3A that meet the qualifications as outlined in the Vancouver Municipal Code, Title 19 Parking, Chapter 19.08.020.

Not sure what downtown residential zone you live in? Please reference our Parking Meter Zone Map.

The following documentation must be provided with the application form

Downtown residential parking permits do not apply to

Zone 3A permit holders may park their vehicle in Zone 3A at any legal parking space signed for 2-hour parking. Permits must be displayed in or on the vehicle in a place and manner readily observable by traffic control officers.

City Hall hours

Open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. 
Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m Wednesday

Submit completed Zone 3A Permit Application in person at the Customer Service desk at City Hall, by USPS mail or by email to

If you have questions please call Parking Services at 360-487-8650 or Customer Service at 360-487-8454.