Durham on-street parking is currently available throughout downtown for no charge.
However, Durham will be implementing on-street parking fees in 2017. Rates, effective hours, and location of paid parking will be determined at that time.
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Please check your meter in the zone you are parked. Some meters allow "feeding the meter" and some zone are restricted to 30 minutes, 1 Hour or 2 Hours.
There are a few regulations that apply to most areas.
Vehicles may not park:
There may be others depending on where you are parking. For more information please refer to the Parking Regulations / Ordinances section of this website.
No, these spaces are designated for short-term parking only. Long-term and monthly parkers should utilize the garage levels.
Residents within the controlled residential parking areas can apply for permits through the website.
Citation payments can be made through a variety of payment options.
Visit the Permit VATS website to apply.
The Holiday Schedule is a listing of days that on street parking is not enforced and thus you do not have to pay the on street meters. The Event Schedule is a listing of events that take place close to our off street parking garages in downtown Durham.
No. These spaces are enforced by ticketing and booting for unauthorized users.
Appeals can be submitted through a number of options.
Yes, you may register for an online account.
No, there are currently no discount programs available for multiple parkers on the same account.
The mobile payment technology is provided by Passport Parking. You can sign up via their website at PassportParking App website and follow the instructions. You will be asked to sign up with your cell phone number or you can request a text to complete the sign-up process.
Contact ParkDurham at 919-680-2481.Enforcement will be implemented for the illegally parked vehicle
No, the City of Durham does not issue a physical hangtag. Permit parking is enforced through your license plate number. Please ensure accuracy of license plate information.
The Parking Enforcement page includes information regarding the City of Durham's parking ordinances.
There are 5 reasons that an appeal will not be granted.
Event parking in downtown parking decks is $3 and will be raised to $5 on February 27, 2017, effective after normal operating hours of parking deck.
Monthly parking is available at four decks and several lots located in the downtown area including the following.
Visit our Parking Facilities page for more information.
$20, the rate increases to $40 after 30 days, $65 after 45 days.
It depends upon the time of the event. If the special event is staffed outside of your access hours, you will be required to pay the special event rate.
No, full signs are placed out to ensure that monthly parkers are able to park in the garages once the transient threshold is reached. Signs are removed once the threshold drops.
Yes, if you get a new vehicle, please update your records to ensure citation avoidance. For drivers of multiple vehicles, information for each vehicle will need to be provided.
Invoices are issued by the 5th of the month and payment is due by the 25th.
It depends on your account level.