Downtown Calgary


Due to COVID-19, permitting is limited at this time.


Vehicle Access Permit

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 issue parking permits for Stephen Avenue Walk, access passes are for pickup/drop off only. Applications MUST be submitted a minimum of ten  (10) business days prior to the pickup/drop off date.

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Street Performer Permit

Downtown Calgary is currently recruiting performers (musical and non-musical) for the Stephen Avenue Live year-round Performance Series and Special Event Series for 2020.

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Photography & Film Permits

We issue permits for filming and photography on Stephen Avenue and Barclay mall. Applications are done online and are reviewed in conjunction with the film commissioner’s office to assure the usage will not be abusive of our pedestrian experience or family friendly positioning.

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Construction Permits

We issue permits for Construction on Stephen Avenue and Barclay Parade. Applications are to be completed ONLINE. Applications MUST be submitted a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the commencement of work.

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