Downtown Parking Garages

The City owns and operates five parking garages, two of which have attached surface lots. The four public parking garages contain a total of 1,956 spaces. The City owns and operates 13 surface parking lots containing a total of 818 spaces. There are three un-staffed, stand-alone hourly lots. If you wish to get a monthly parking space please download the Monthly Parking Application.

Chapel Hill Parking Garage

 

Chapel Hill Street Garage Located on Chapel Hill and Mangum Streets contains 328 spaces and is directly across the street from the United States Post Office on one side and directly across the street from City Hall on the other side. There is a surface lot adjacent to the garage, which contains an additional 52 spaces.

 

The garage is staffed between 10:00am until 7:00pm during business hours, Monday-Friday. Payment is accepted by the installed pay 3M Pay in Lane Pay Stations, making this a 24-hour, 7 day-a-week self-parking facility, as well. This garage is used primarily by the City of Durham, its visitors and employees. There are monthly permitted parkers as well as numerous transient parkers. 

 

Staffing Hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

 

Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1.25 All Day: $13.75 (Effective February 27, 2017) 

Monthly Non Assigned: $80.00 Assigned:  From $95.00

Corcoran Street Garage

 

Located on Corcoran Street and Ramseur Street is a 6-level structure with 503 spaces. A surface lot is adjacent to the garage which has 155 spaces. This garage is used daily by monthly and transient parkers. Additionally, customers of surrounding businesses use this facility evenings and weekends.

 

The garage is staffed between 10:00am until 7:00pm during business hours, Monday-Friday. Payment is accepted by the installed pay 3M Pay in Lane Pay Stations, making this a 24-hour, 7 day-a-week self-parking facility, as well. There are a large number of downtown residents who park in this garage. There are reserved parking spaces in this facility.

 

Staffing Hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

 

Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1..25 All Day: $13.75 (Effective February 27, 2017)

Monthly Non Assigned: $80.00 Assigned: From $95.00

Durham Center Garage

 

Located on Morgan Street, between Foster Street and Morris Street is across the street from the Carolina Theatre and the Durham Convention Center. This garage contains 719 spaces and is staffed between 10:00am until 7:00pm during business hours, Monday-Friday. Payment is accepted by the installed pay 3M Pay in Lane Pay Stations, making this a 24-hour, 7 day-a-week self-parking facility, as well. There are monthly permitted parkers as well as numerous transient parkers. There are reserved parking spaces in this facility. 

 

Staffing Hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

 

Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1.25 All Day: $13.75 (Effective February 27, 2017)

Monthly Non Assigned: $80.00 Assigned: From $95.00

Church Street Garage

 

Located on Church Street, between Main Street and Ramseur Streets is across the street from the former Durham County Courthouse. This 3-level garage contains 406 spaces and is staffed between 10:00am until 7:00pm during business hours, Monday-Friday. Payment is accepted by the installed pay 3M Pay in Lane Pay Stations, making this a 24-hour, 7 day-a-week self-parking facility, as well.

 

Staffing Hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

 

Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1.25 All Day: $13.75 (Effective February 27, 2017)

Monthly Non Assigned: $80.00 Assigned: From $95.00

Surface Parking Lots

The City owns and operates 11 surface parking lots containing a total of 818 spaces. There are four un-staffed, stand-alone hourly lots. They are as follows:

 

1. Lot #8 Located on Parrish Street across from the former Durham County Judicial Building contains 91 spaces. Payment is accepted at the installed Digital Pay Technologies Luke II Pay Stations, between the hours of 8:00am and 7:00pm, Monday through Friday. Parking is free of charge after 7pm weekdays and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. This lot includes monthly and hourly parkers.

 

2. Lot #10 Located on 9th Street between Perry Street and Markham Street contains 45 parking spaces. Payment is accepted at the installed Digital Pay Technologies Luke II Pay Stations, between the hours of 8:00am and 7:00pm, Monday through Friday. Parking is free of charge after 7pm weekdays and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. This lot serves hourly parkers only.

 

3. Lot #14 Located at the intersection of Morgan and Mangum Streets, contains 102 spaces. Payment is accepted at the installed Digital Pay Technologies Luke II Pay Stations, between the hours of 8:00am and 7:00pm, Monday through Friday. Parking is free of charge after 7pm weekdays and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. This lot includes monthly and hourly parkers.

 

4. Lot 32 on West Chapel Hill Street near Ramseur Street contains 10 parking spaces (Pay Machine). 

 

There are three un-staffed parking lots totaling 244 spaces for which no parking revenue is received. These lots are as follows:

 

1. Manning Place Lot contains 14 parking spaces.

2. Lot 37 on Street, the City of Durham Free Employee Parking Lot, contains 54 parking spaces.

3. Lot 38 on Street, the City of Durham Free Employee Parking Lot, contains 164 parking spaces.

 

There are four monthly contract-only parking lots. They are as follows:

 

1. Marriott Lot, located on Morgan Street immediately adjacent to the Durham Armory is card-access controlled by the Marriott Hotel, contains 88 parking spaces.

 

2. Lot 20 located on Corcoran Street is designated as monthly “Permit only” parking which uses virtual permitting and access cards.

 

3. Lot 29 located on East Chapel Hill Street between the Fire Department and Durham Public Schools is designated as monthly “Permit only” parking which uses hangtags.

 

4. Lot 40 located on Cleveland Street and the City of Durham Parks and Recreation Department contains 30 parking spaces. The lot is designated as monthly “Permit only” parking which uses virtual permitting.