Pay for Meters on Your Phone

Download the mobile app, MeterEZ, on your smart phone and easily pay for parking meters without using coins. Simply search MeterEZ in Google Play or the Apple Store.

Jury Parking

Parking is available at a discounted rate while serving on jury duty at the Erie County Courthouse. You will be charged a maximum daily rate of $3.50 at the Erie Parking Authority’s Garage Q located at West 7th and Peach Streets.  This discount will only be accessed at Garage Q while serving duty at the Erie County Courthouse. 

Parking Ticket Inquiry

To check the status of your parking tickets you must contact the Parking Collections office at the City of Erie at (814) 870-1187. To obtain your status in a timely matter please be sure to have your license plate number available upon contacting the Parking Collections office at the City of Erie.

Park & Shop Stamps

Stamps can be purchased at the Erie Parking Authority’s main office for $165.00 for 100 hours of parking. They can be used at all garages that have a cashier present to accept them.

Convention Passes

Convention passes can be purchased for events in the downtown area. These passes are only valid at Garage Q located at West 7th and Peach Streets and Garage D located at West 9th Street between Peach and Sassafrass Streets. Please call to discuss pricing.

Validation Passes

Validation Passes are sold to Erie area businesses for customer use at Garage E, D, AND Q. They can be ordered by calling the Erie Parking Authority’s main office at (814) 456-7588.  These validation passes will be available for pick up at the main office on the next business day.

Lease Parking

Lease parking is available at several of the Erie Parking Authority’s locations. For leasing locations currently available please click here.

Contractor Permits

A Contractor Parking Permit is a cardboard placard that is displayed clearly behind the driver’s side front windshield of the vehicle, used for short term projects in downtown Erie. Short term projects are defined as, parking 30 days or less at the same location. The annual fee for the permit is $130.00.  The Erie Parking Authority issues these permits which are valid from June 1st of one year to May 31st of the succeeding year. Lost or stolen permits will be re-issued at original cost.  To obtain a contractor permit application Click here.

Night Envelopes

When you park after hours at UPMC Hamot (M-1) or St. Vincent (K-2) Garages , you will receive a night envelope and are required to pay the rate per hour as posted. Your license plate number is recorded and failure to pay could result in summons. Payment can be deposited in yellow pay box located at the garage exits or by U.S. mail.

night envolope

Pictured Above: Overnight Parking Envelope Example