PARKING

PARKING IN
SALMON ARM

** Special Notice **

Due to the construction of the Ross Street Underpass sections Lakeshore Drive, Alexander Street, and Ross streets are affected by 24hr street closures. Additional ANGLE PARKING has been made available Westbound on Lakeshore Drive.

There are several parking options are available in Downtown Salmon Arm. In general, you’ll find easy access to free street parking close to businesses and services downtown. As well, you will find affordable, all-day parking in several Pay to Park lots. Find out more our City of Salmon Arm parking here.

 

On Street FREE Parking

  • Intended use: to provide short term convenient customer parking for easy access to businesses and services
  • Maximum time: 2 hour, with the exception of 1 hour on Alexander Street.
  • Locations: all main streets in the downtown core
  • Cost: free
  • Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

On Street Metered Parking

Post Office – short term

  • Maximum time: 15 minutes
  • Cost: $0.25 / 15 minutes

2 Avenue N.E. and 6 Street NE Around City Hall – short term or daily use

  • Maximum time: varies from 1 hour to 10 hours
  • Cost: $0.25 per hour
  • Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Quarters, Loonies and some take Toonies

PARKING LOTS

INNER CORE LOT – Public Pay Parking available

  • Intended use: to provide long term day use parking as well and reserved monthly parking
  • Car and truck only
  • Maximum time: 10 hours
  • Cost: $0.25 per hour
  • Quarters, Loonies and Toonies only
  • Monday to Friday
    8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Limited number of monthly reserved parking stalls:
    • Personalized: $36.75 per month or $199.50 per six months – including GST (10% discount for six-month pass)
    • Arranged through City Hall – 250.803.4000

Ross Street / Fire Hall #3 / C2 Lot (TCH) / City Hall (Back Lot) – Public FREE parking available

    • Intended use: to provide short term convenient “customer” parking for easy access to businesses and services or where additional time is needed (for appointments or those making multiple stops downtown).
    • Car and truck only
    • Free parking, two-hour maximum
    • Monday to Saturday
      8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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HUDSON AVENUE (Salmar Grand Theatre) – Public Pay Parking available

  • Intended use: to provide long term day use parking, regular monthly, and some personalized monthly stalls (limited in number) available and to provide short term convenient “customer” parking for easy access to businesses and services or where additional time is needed (for appointments or those making multiple stops downtown) – also accommodates larger recreational vehicles when space allows
  • Maximum time: 10 hours
  • Cost: $0.25 per hour
  • Quarters, Loonies, Toonies and Bills only.
  • Monday to Friday
    8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • The lot will be FREE during July & August, during Spring break and Christmas break to accommodate summer tourist season and school break.

AVON LOT / 4 Street NE / 6 Street NE

  • Intended use: Regular monthly  / personalized reserved only
  • Car and truck only
  • Monthly reserved parking
    • Regular: $26.25 per month or $142.50 per six months – including GST (10% discount for six-month pass)
    • Personalized: $36.75per month or $199.50 per six months – including GST (10% discount for six-month pass)
    • Arranged through City Hall – 250.803.4000

MARINE PARK – PUBLIC BOAT LAUNCH

  • Intended use: to provide day use parking and long term parking while boating or other uses of Marine Park and Foreshore Trails
  • Conveniently located near public boat launch
  • Hourly Ticket Machine
  • Quarters, Loonies, Toonies only. Machine does not provide change.
  • Maximum Time: one hour to 14 days maximum
  • No reserved parking; first come, first served
  • Cost: $0.25 per hour
  • Seven days per week 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Machine will dispense first hour for free, coupon must be obtained from machine
  • Car / Truck
    • Quarters, Loonies, Toonies and bills
    • $4 multiday parking, maximum 14 days
    • Hourly ticket machine will dispense weekly passes
  • Truck and trailer / RV
    • Quarters, Loonies, Toonies and bills
    • $6 multiday parking, maximum 14 days
    • Hourly ticket machine will dispense weekly passes

PARKING VIOLATION PAYMENT

If you receive a parking violation ticket, there are a few options for payment:

  • Seal your payment in the envelope and drop it in the yellow drop box located on the SE corner of Hudson Avenue NE and Alexander Street NE
  • Seal your payment in the envelope and deposit it in the drop box at front doors of City Hall
  • Bring violation ticket and payment to the front counter at City Hall
  • Seal your payment in the addressed envelope (violation ticket), put a stamp on it and drop it in any postal box
  • Violation tickets are $35.00 with a quick pay option of $10.00 if paid within 24 hours of issuance
  • Violation tickets for Handicapped parking area are $100.00 with no quick pay option
Downtown Salmon Arm respectfully acknowledges it operates on the unceded and traditional territory of the Secwepemc Peoples