Visitors Parking Guide

  • Pay to park is effective every day May 15th through September 15th
    • All public parking is either pay to park or by resident or business permit
    • Payments or permits are required beginning to 10:00 a.m. daily until either 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m., or 11:00 p.m. as designated by signs depending on location
  • Rate: $2.00 per hour; $.50 transaction fee added to credit card purchases.
  • Payment Options
    • Pay Stations – Pay with MasterCard, VISA, Discover (AMEX not accepted) or quarters, then display time receipt on dashboard with expiration time showing.
    • Old style meters – pay with quarters for desired amount of time.
    • Pay by phone – Use Parkmobile to pay for parking at any pay to park space by installing application on smart phone or by calling 1-877-727-5758. Parking zone numbers are located on every pay station and single meter, as well as on signs.
  • Time limits: Garfield Parkway - 2 hour limit (may park more than two hours with new pay station time receipt or Parkmobile session); all other pay parking spaces unrestricted.
  • Parking Permits for pay to park spaces (not valid on Garfield or in Resident Permit areas).
    • Purchase at Police Department (214 Garfield) open 24 hours 7 days a week.
    • 1 Day $27; 3 Days $79; 7 Days $183
  • East-west streets with “Residential Permits Required” signs restricted to vehicles displaying Resident Permits during hours as posted.
  • Business Permits are valid on streets west of Penn. Ave. designated Resident/Business Parking by permit.
  • Resident and Business permits are not valid in pay to park spaces.
  • Handicap and Service vehicles are not exempt from payment.
  • Motor Cycles: multiple cycles may park in a parking space with (1) pay receipt.
  • Motor scooters: may park in designated areas with a seasonal permit or pay to park in a normal space
  • Mopeds: motor scooters under 50cc may park free at bicycle parking areas.
  • Common mistakes:
    • Allow paid time to expire.
    • Place pay station time receipt face down, unreadable.
    • Park where signs or yellow lines prohibit, e.g. driveways, stop signs, fire hydrants, intersections, bike lanes.
    • Park with vehicle protruding into traffic lane.
    • Back into space designated as head in parking.
  • Coin Change-Makers: Garfield at S. Atlantic, Garfield Mid 100 Block North & South side, Garfield at N. Penn., Garfield at S. Penn, N. Penn. At Central, Ocean View Beach Lot, Campbell Beach Lot, Wellington Beach Lot.
  • Boardwalk is from Second St. to Parkwood St. (6 blocks - .38 miles).
  • Lifeguard Station/Restrooms/Beach Wheel Chair Loan – Garfield Pkwy at the beach.
  • Call 302-539-8940 for more information.