Small business identity card parking permit

The small business identity card permit is to provide special short-term parking privileges for drivers of commercial or delivery and pick-up vehicles, not including passenger services, in the downtown and business districts of the City.  The permit allows drivers to temporarily park on-street in “Loading” or signed “No Parking” zones. Permit holders are allowed to stop, for purposes of delivery, pick-up, or loading, for: (i) up to fifteen (15) minutes in a "No Parking Zone"; or (ii) up to fifteen (15) minutes in a "Loading Zone".

What you need

The applicant must complete an online application form and provide:

  • Copy of the vehicle registration; 
  • Proof of their eligibility by describing in writing the nature of their business or service that requires them to be involved in the delivery and/or pickup of goods, packages, or messages in the normal conduct of that business or the provision of that service.


$139.00 per year (per vehicle) (2024)


Small business parking permit (business identity card) application

We are currently experiencing longer than usual delays in processing permit applications. We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

Note: Refunds are not available for this permit.