ON-STREET PARKING

PARK HARRISBURG MULTI-SPACE METERS

There are a total of 168 multi-space, on-street pay stations in Harrisburg. The on-street meters are enforced Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please see below for specifics on rates, payment options and time limits in each zone. In most areas, the rate is $3.00 per hour payable in 15-minute increments by either quarters, credit cards or Smart Cards. Customers should visit the Park Harrisburg office at 223 Walnut Street in Harrisburg to obtain a new Smart Card which works as a refillable debit card good for on-street parking only.​ Please see the Smart Card tab for additional information. Enforcement of spaces outside the Park Harrisburg multi-space meter zone are according to the rates and hours published on the original single space meters.
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ON STREET METERS

CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

All on-street parking in Harrisburg’s Central Business District is $3.00 per hour. Once you have located an appropriate meter, the machine will prompt you to enter your license plate number. Next, please select the duration of your stay, followed by your desired payment method. In the Central Business district, you may purchase parking with a credit or debit card, quarters, or with a Park Harrisburg Smart Card. The minimum payment with a credit card is $1.50 for 30 minutes, with a Smart Card is ¢.50 for 10 minutes or one quarter will purchase 5 minutes. You can purchase additional parking time in 15 minute increments with either credit cards or a Park Harrisburg Smart Card. If you are paying with quarters, additional parking time can be purchased in 5 minute increments.

NEW MIDTOWN

All on-street parking in Harrisburg’s New Midtown is $1.50 per hour. New Midtown also offers 15 minutes of free parking. You must select this option from the meter once you have entered your license plate number. Free 15 minute parking is limited to once per hour. If you select 15 minute free parking more than once per hour, you will be ticketed.

Once you have located an appropriate meter, the machine will prompt you to enter your license plate number. Next, please select the duration of your stay, followed by your desired payment method. In New Midtown, you may purchase parking with a credit or debit card, quarters, or with a Park Harrisburg Smart Card. The minimum payment with a credit card is $1.50 for 1 hour or one quarter will purchase 10 minutes. You can purchase additional parking time in 10 minute increments with any form of payment already mentioned.

OLD MIDTOWN AND SOUTH OF CBD

All on-street parking in Harrisburg’s Old Midtown and South of CBD is $1.50 per hour. Once you have located an appropriate meter, the machine will prompt you to enter your license plate number. Next, please select the duration of your stay, followed by your desired payment method. In Old Midtown and South of CBD, you may purchase parking with a credit or debit card, quarters, or with a Park Harrisburg Smart Card. The minimum payment with a credit card is $1.50 for 1 hour or you can purchase 10 minutes with a quarter or Smart Card. You can purchase additional time in 10 minute increments with any form of payment already mentioned.

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There are in excess of 1,300 metered-parking spaces located throughout the city of Harrisburg.

COIN METERS

Coin Meter parking is in effect 8AM – 7PM Monday through Saturday. There is no charge for meter parking on Sunday and major holidays, which include New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

EXTEND BY PHONE

Central Business District, New Midtown, and Old Midtown and South of CBD meters are all equipped with a program that allows you to extend your parking duration by phone. Extend by phone payments are limited to credit card transactions, and apply a 25 cent transaction fee to each purchase. Extend by phone will text you when your parking is about to expire. Please respond to the text with the number of minutes you would like to extend (“30” for 30 minutes, “60” for an hour, etc). You can only extend your parking by phone in increments of 30 minutes. You must add time prior to your current session’s expiration. If it has already expired you will no longer be able to add time and will need to find another meter to start a completely new session.

REPORT A METER PROBLEM

To report a meter problem, click here.

Have a question or need assistance? Contact the Park Harrisburg office at (717) 234-2274 or visit 223 Walnut, Suite 1, Harrisburg, PA 17101.

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