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Stephen Avenue Walk is closed to vehicles from 6 am to 6 pm daily. Learn more about vehicle access passes if you need access between these times. We do not issues parking permits for Stephen Avenue Walk, access passes are for pickup/drop off only.

Vehicle Access

Vehicle Access Permits for Stephen Avenue Walk

The Calgary Downtown Association operates and maintains Stephen Avenue Walk (referring to 8 Avenue SW from 3 Street SW to 1 Street SE) on behalf of the City of Calgary.

According to the Stephen Avenue Mall Bylaw "When any person, group, firm or corporation wishes to carry on any activity, render service, or sell or advertise for sale or setup or make any display on the Mall, application for permission to do so shall be made to the CDA."

All funds generated from permits go back into the beautification, programming and maintenance of Stephen Avenue and Barclay Mall.

VEHICLE ACCESS PERMITS

Stephen Avenue Walk is closed to vehicle traffic from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily unless you have a Vehicle Access Permit (VAP).

  • Vehicle access permits allow for a 20 minute drop-off period only
  • Vehicle access permits DO NOT allow for driving between the hours of 10:30AM - 2:00PM
  • Vehicle access permits are NOT valid during City of Calgary snow removal
VEHICLE ACCESS PERMIT FEES
TYPE OF PERMIT PRICE
Daily Permit - Standard size vehicle
Max 20 min stop per drop off/pickup/delivery
$25.00 + GST
Daily Permit - Oversized vehicle
Max 20 min stop per drop off/pickup/delivery
$75.00 + GST
Annual Permit $580 + GST
Replacement Permit $75.00 + GST

Back alley access/loading docks do not require a permit.

* If you require longer stay than the above permits allow, please contact Anna Sebert directly.

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Merchants and Vendors on Stephen Avenue Walk
  • Delivery companies with customers on Stephen Avenue Walk
  • Events that need to set up on Stephen Avenue Walk
  • Construction/Services on Stephen Avenue Walk

NOTE: Stephen Avenue Walk does NOT include the Olympic Plaza/Burns Building Block (200 8th Ave SE). Please contact 3-1-1 or 403-268-2489 if you are outside Calgary, to request a permit for this block.

To obtain a vehicle access permit or for more information please submit your request:

VAP Online Request Form

Type: *
Name of Applicant: *
Title:
Phone: *
Cell:
Email: *
Name of Company: *
Address:
City:
Postal Code:
 
Dates Required: *
Year(s): * 2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
Month(s): * April 2017
May 2017
June 2017
July 2017
August 2017
September 2017
October 2017
November 2017
December 2017
January 2018
February 2018
March 2018
Which Day(s)?: *
 
Reason for VAP:
 
I agree to the terms & conditions of this application. *

Terms and Conditions

THIS PERMIT MUST BE ATTACHED TO INSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR SUPPORT TO AVOID A TRAFFIC TAG AND TOW AWAY

CONDITIONS

  1. This permit allows access to 8th Avenue SW between 1st SE and 3rd Street SW ONLY
  2. This permit allows for 15 minute drop off privileges only
  3. The permit is NOT valid between 10:30am and 2:00pm.
  4. Unauthorized use of the Permit will result in privileges being revoked. This permit is only valid for the person of firm as per dates/ times/ locations indicated.
  5. The holder of this Permit assumes all risk of personal injury of loss or damage to property.
  6. Reproductions of this permit are not permitted.
  7. This Permit is issued in accordance with the Stephen Avenue Walk By-law 52M87

PARKING NOT PERMITTED ON SOUTH SIDE OF STREET

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