Paid parking goes into effect at Metropolis at Metrotown

Burnaby Now


The free ride is over for some drivers at Burnaby’s Metropolis at Metrotown.

The mall announced that starting this week, some above-ground parking areas will have paid parking after a certain period of time.

Photo courtesy Metropolis at Metrotown

According to the mall, certain areas of the parking used to access Metropolis at Metrotown are owned by Concord Pacific and managed by Westpark.

“Effective May 1, 2019, the EAST surface East Parking along Kingsway between Sussex and Nelson will offer two hours of free parking, with required licence plate registration, followed by paid parking for durations longer than two hours. There will be signage and pay stations present in these areas. Metropolis at Metrotown and Ivanhoé Cambridge have no authority over this parking.”

he mall’s remaining 6,000-plus parking spots for Metropolis at Metrotown shoppers remain available as free customer parking with a four-hour limit, and no registration required. There is a small portion of the underground parkade that is for Metrotower 3 paid visitor parking. This area is in the P2 yellow section, underneath Sport Chek & Zara. This area has dark blue signage indicating that it’s paid parking.

The mall adds that if people have more questions about the new parking rules, they should call 604-669-7275.

More information can be found here.

The yellow areas show where changes to parking rules have been made at Metrotown mall. Screenshot.