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White Rock council to decide on free waterfront parking

Last Updated Jan 28, 2019 at 10:56 pm PDT

Marine Drive in White Rock. (Source: Google Maps, screenshot)
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Council to decide on whether to move forward with free parking on the waterfront

It's been looked at as a way to help businesses impacted by the closure of the city's iconic pier

WHITE ROCK (NEWS 1130) –¬†Today White Rock City Council decides whether it will move forward with temporary free parking along the waterfront.

Earlier in January, the White Rock Business Improvement Association supported the idea of free parking as a way to attract more traffic.

It’s been looked at as a way to help businesses impacted by the closure of the city’s iconic pier.

RELATED:¬†Will White Rock’s waterfront businesses survive reconstruction of their landmark pier?

Parking along the waterfront in White Rock currently costs you $1.50 an hour.

If approved, free parking will be available for four hour periods and would come into effect from Feb. 1 until March 31.

City Council is also set to decide whether dogs should be allowed on the promenade during certain months.