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Recreational Vehicle parking in the City of Edmonton is covered by the Traffic Bylaw and the Zoning Bylaw.

Where can residents park their RVs during the summer?

Between April 1 and October 31, an RV may be parked on the front of a residence without a back lane provided that the vehicle is parked 2 metres back from the interior edge of the sidewalk or 2 metres back from the curb if there is no sidewalk.

Where can residents park their RVs during the winter?

If you do not use your RV in the winter (between November 1 and March 31), you must store your RV in the rear yard or inside a garage on a residence. Where access to a rear yard or garage is not possible, a RV must be stored on a private site approved for such storage. An RV cannot be stored on city streets between November 1 and March 31.

If you actively use your RV between November 1 and March 31, please note that your RV cannot be parked on the street for longer than 72 hours. See requirements for RV parking on the city street.

Can an RV or utility trailer be parked on a city street?

RVs can be parked only on the roadway immediately beside the owner or operator's residence and for no more than 72 consecutive hours.

After 72 hours a RV must be moved off the city street for at least 48 consecutive hours before it may be parked again on the roadway beside the owner or operator's residence.

Can an RV parked on a city street be utilized for sleeping?

An RV on a highway or public place cannot be occupied as a temporary dwelling.

Can an RV parked on private property be utilized for sleeping?

An RV on private property cannot be occupied as a temporary dwelling.

Can residents park unattached trailers on a city street?

Unattached trailers cannot be parked on city streets at any time including (but not limited to) tent trailers, travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, boat trailers, utility trailers, campers not mounted on truck, and so on.

What is considered an RV on a city street?

Any vehicle parked on a city street that is equipped for sleeping is considered an RV.

What are the fines for the improper parking of an RV and utility vehicle?

Fines are $50 for street parking violations and $400 for private property violations.

For More Information

Edmonton Service Centre

2nd Floor, 10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0J4

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday
8am to 4:30pm

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email developmentservices@edmonton.ca

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