Parking and neighbours

Myth or fact?

Only a resident can park on the street in front of their home, because that parking space belongs to them.
  • Myth
  • Fact

Parking can be a touchy subject, sparking disagreements between neighbours. Maybe a neighbour regularly parks in the spot right in front of your home. Or maybe they park multiple vehicles in their driveway, blocking the sidewalk. Learn how to deal with parking problems involving neighbours.

What you should know

Work out problems

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Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2022
  • Time to read: 13 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Lisa Frey, Lawson Lundell LLP

Lisa Frey

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