City of Erie has announced Residential Parking Enforcement will resume full operations as of 5/11/20. Please prepare by following all ordinances and posted street signs.

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City of Erie Parking Collections Office (814) 870-1187

Due to COVID-19, the City of Erie Parking Authority is hosting its May Board Meeting through the virtual platform, Zoom.  Public comments will only be accepted via email to  up until 8am on the day of the meeting.  Comments will be provided to the board members just prior to the 8:30 meeting.  You will be able to see & hear the Board of Directors and members, but guests will be unable to comment at that time, and guest audio and video will be off.

Parking Authority Board Meeting on May 12th at 8:30 am.

PARKING DURING VIRUS PANDEMIC: Our office will remain closed to the public. We are available via phone 814-456-7588 from 8am – 2pm, Mon – Thurs. All meters are being enforced Monday – Thursday. Metered parking lots near UPMC Hamot will continue to be enforced 24/7. For food pickup and deliveries, please use the FREE 20 min “Carry Out Parking Zones” designated on State Street. 

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Contractor Permits are available now, the price has changed, click here for details.

Monthly Parking Permit Application

Diagram of Proper Meter Parking

Parking in Erie, PA

The Erie Parking Authority is a Municipal Authority whose purpose is to provide parking to the citizens of the City of Erie at a fair rate and in a safe and convenient environment.  Our intent is to supervise, operate, and administer an efficient, coordinated system of both on-street regulated parking and off-street facilities as needed to develop and maintain the integrity of the City of Erie.

Incorporated in 1951, the Authority is governed by a 5 member Board appointed by the Mayor of the City of Erie.  Board members serve five year terms and are not compensated.  The Board meets twelve times a year on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m.  in the Parking Authority’s Main Office.

The Authority facilities consist of nine (9) parking garages totaling 4,449 spaces and seven (7) surface lots with 503 spaces.  With respect to on street parking, the Authority manages 1,400 metered spaces.

meterEZ Mobile Parking App

Meterez Mobile Parking App for Erie

We excited to announce our new mobile parking app for city of Erie parkers called meterEZ (pronounced Meter Easy).  This convenient app allows users to pay for parking at any meter in the city.  Add your credit card info and your car details and you are set.  When your parking time is about to expire you will receive alerts and will be given the option to add more time.  We are very excited to be offering this and encourage everyone to download the app today!

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