Solar Eclipse Parking Information

In preparation for the April 8th Solar Eclipse event the parking authority would like to report or availability in the downtown corridor to visitors of our city.

All authority parking garages will be sold at a flat rate of $20 cash at entry on a first come first serve basis

All authority surface lots will be available and payable ($20) via the meterEZ app and Kiosks (where available)

All parking areas will be patrolled by EPA enforcement officers 8am-6pm

All onstreet parking rates will remain as posted at the meters.  If you are there for an extended time, be sure to enable notifications in the meterEZ app to extend parking time.

We are asking patrons to stay clear of Garages near the AHN and UPMC hospitals to ensure availability for safety.

Garages at the following locations will be available for event parking:

No loitering is permitted inside garage or rooftops

The parking authority encourages all patrons to arrive early and enjoy totality festivities and avoid traffic congestion. Please exercise patience when exiting the downtown area due to increased capacity


Contact Us

Mon-Th 8am-4:30pm


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If you are experiencing issues with the meterEZ app account log in, please make sure you are logging in with the same login option that you signed up with (ie. Sign in with Phone Number vs. Email/Google/Apple).

If you need further assistance, contact meterEZ support using the Help link in the meterEZ Mobile App or Online App.


Use the meterEZ App for On Street and Lot Parking
Meterez Mobile Parking App for Erie

Contactless Meter Parking!!!  Use the meterEZ phone app for all metered parking purchases. 

All 2024 Board Meetings of the Erie Parking Authority will be conducted in person and via virtual platform, Zoom. The public is invited to attend the board meetings at the Erie Parking Authority offices on the 2nd floor of 25 East Tenth Street, Erie PA, 16501.  The meetings will begin at 8:30am on the 2nd Tuesday of each month unless otherwise advertised below. Erie Parking Authority is broadcasting its Board Meetings through the virtual platform, Zoom.    

Parking Authority Board Meetings are at 8:30 am.  

Jan 9     Feb 13     March 12     Apr 9     May 14     June 11     July 16     Aug 8    Sept 13     Oct 8     Nov 12      Dec 10

Special Meeting of the Erie Parking Board of Directors will be advertised in local news paper


Citation Payment Information:

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

***Tickets cannot be contested after 10 days***




Monthly Parking Permit Application


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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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