DAYTIME PARKING RATES (NON-EVENT)
|Facility||Rates (8 a.m. - 7 p.m.)|
|Parking Garages||$2.25 ($24.75 all-day)|
|Surface Lots||$2.25 ($24.75 all-day)|
|On-street Parking Meters||$2.50|
NOTE: On-street parking is generally limited to two hours during the day (8 a.m. - 7 p.m) to ensure visitors have convenient and accessible parking for business, entertainment, and shopping in downtown Durham. Also, our pay stations are license-plate-based, so make sure you remember or write down your license plate number when parking in downtown Durham.
Parking Enforcement Zones
To help you navigate where metered parking is enforced, please click here.
To learn about Passport Parking, our pay-by-phone app, please click here.
How to Use Our Parking Meters
Parking meters can be confusing - and intimidating! To help you feel more comfortable with how to use parking meters, please visit this page.
Persons with disabilities may park in time-limited spaces all day. However, do keep in mind that hourly rates are still enforced for the time in which you are parked.
MONTHLY PERMIT PARKING RATES
Monthly parking is available at select lots and garages within downtown Durham for both commuters and downtown residents. For rate information, please see the table below. For availability and general inquiries, please contact ParkDurham here.
|PARKING FACILITY||MONTHLY RATE|
|Chapel Hill Street Garage|
Corcoran Street Garage (Waitlist for New Permits)
Church Street Garage
Durham Centre Garage
$195 (24-hour Reserved)
|Lot 8 (Parrish St. & Church St.)|
Lot 20 (102 Corcoran St.) (Waitlist for New Permits)
Lot 29 (Morgan St. & E. Chapel Hill St.)
Lot 39 (City Hall Annex)
400 Cleveland Street
*Only available at Chapel Hill Street and Morgan-Rigsbee Garages
EVENING PARKING RATES
|Facility||7PM - 8AM (Monday-Saturday)||Sundays + Holidays|
|On-street Metered Space||FREE||FREE|
NOTE: These rates are only valid at City of Durham parking facilities unless otherwise noted. Cars must also be removed from City of Durham parking facilities by 7:59 am to avoid paying regular rates the following day.
Special Event parking rates are in effect anytime there is an event at a downtown venue or during any other major downtown event. The event rate at all downtown parking garages is $7.
NOTE: These rates are only valid at City of Durham parking facilities unless otherwise noted.
On City of Durham-designated holidays, downtown parking is FREE, both for on-street parking spaces, and in the parking garages and surface lots. From time-to-time, special event parking rates may be enforced on holidays.
2022 Holiday Schedule
|New Year’s Day||January 1|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday||January 17|
|Good Friday||April 8|
|Memorial Day||May 30|
|Independence Day||July 4|
|Labor Day||September 5|
|Veterans Day||November 11|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 24 and 25|
|Christmas||December 24 and 25|