Information | Scheduled system upgrade - May long weekend

Due to a scheduled system upgrade, some applications and documents on may not be available from 5 p.m. Friday, May 17 until 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 21. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Companies operating cycle rickshaws (also known as pedicab or bike taxis) require a pedicab/rickshaw permit to operate within The City of Calgary.


To apply for this permit, the applicant must provide:

  • Proof of insurance in the amount of $2 million, naming The City of Calgary as additionally insured.

Additionally, while operating:

  • There must be a slow moving vehicles sign on the pedicab/rickshaw.
  • The driver of the pedicab/rickshaw must wear a safety vest.

How to apply

Please call 311 to submit a permit application.  If you are outside of the city limits call 403-268-2489.


Permit costs

$56.65 + GST /month