Fees & Where to Charge Your EV

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Types of EV charging stations:

Level 2 charging uses a dedicated 208V or 240V circuit (same as a clothes dryer) and requires a specialized station. Level 2 chargers can fully recharge a vehicle in 4 to 6 hours and are commonly used in homes, workplaces and public charging locations.

Direct current (DC) fast charging uses a 480V circuit and requires a specialized station and utility connection. DC fast chargers can recharge a vehicle in approximately 30 minutes and are well-suited for public charging locations close to amenities or transit corridors.


City Charging Station Fees:

User fees will help us increase turnover at our stations and help fund expansion of our network. Fees apply at all City electric vehicle charging stations effective April 2, 2019. Fees are calculated by total minutes used.   

  • DC Fast Charging Stations:  $16 per hour (Located at City Hall). * Fees apply 24 hrs per day, 7 days a week.
  • Level 2 Stations:  $2 per hour (Located at City Hall & Library parkade). Fees apply, 9AM - 6PM, 7 days a week. Evening and overnight charging is free.
  • Centennial Theatre Level 2 Station:  $1 per hour (Load managed slow charging). Fees apply, 9AM - 6PM, 7 days a week. Evening and overnight charging is free.

We've selected rates that are as low as possible to encourage the continued use of electric vehicles, while allowing us to improve access to our network and fund its expansion.


Public Charging Stations:

Centennial Theatre parking lot
2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 3L1

City Hall accessed off 14th St W on Civic Place Mews.
Located immediately west of City Hall, accessed off 14th St W on Civic Place Mews.

DC Fasting Charging Station is open as of April 2, 2019

City Library parkade (P1.5 level, publicly accessible area)
120 14th Street West, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1N9

Located at 140 1st Street East, North Vancouver, BC V7L 1B3 (East of Lonsdale)

This DC Fast Charging Station is managed by BC Hydro and is free for use until further notice. These stations can be activated using the BC Hydro EV app or Flo app or RFID cards, or the ChargePoint app.

PlugShare is a website and mobile app that can be used to locate public EV charging stations across the Lower Mainland.





Contact Info

Larisa Lensink
Environmental Sustainability Specialist
Tel: 604-990-4240
Email: llensink@cnv.org

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