District of West Vancouver council has directed staff to establish a 12-month pilot program to implement new resident-only parking restrictions in Horseshoe Bay.
The pay parking will be established on
Nelson Avenue from 6555 to the intersection with Bay Street
The north side of Bruce Street, from 6443 to 6487
This January 10, Mayor Booth had given notice of a proposed motion, but it was deferred as staff gathered additional information. The new regulations would limit non-resident parking to one hour during weekdays and resident-only, with no overnight visitor parking during weekends.
Mayor Mary-Ann Booth’s notice takes note of the fact that many of the older homes in Horseshoe Bay have single car driveways, creating a dependency by residents for on-street parking for second vehicles.
As well, residents of the above homes are often unable to park near their homes, particularly during warmer months and summer weekends and the current parking regulations in Horseshoe Bay don’t always deter parking violations by visitors, and ticketing has not adequately addressed the issue.
The Western Residents Association and the owners of the three largest businesses in Horseshoe Bay have also supported this proposal. Horseshoe Bay residents have been communicating their concerns about parking for several years, notes the motion by Mayor Booth.