Residents near Commonwealth Stadium are being reminded not to sell parking spaces on private property for stadium-goers as the Edmonton Eskimos start their season on Friday.
Those who sell private parking spaces face the possibility of receiving a $450 fine for operating without a business licence and a $1,000 fine for operating without a development permit.
Only vehicles displaying a valid permit are allowed to park in the residential areas around the stadium. Vehicles that don’t display a permit will be fined $75 and could be towed.
Allowing drivers to park in a driveway or on a lawn for a fee was common until the early 2000s when the city ended the practice.
The city is encouraging fans attending events at Commonwealth to take a bus or LRT.
Park and Ride information is available online.
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