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Parking Services

Parking Metered Spaces 

Metered Space Locations

Find where the metered spaces are in your expected destination. Use the color-coded key to learn time restrictions and rates.

Meter Parking

The City of Minneapolis operates approximately 8000 metered spaces located throughout the city.

Multi-Space Meters

"Did you know..." Parking on City Streets

Our did you know video series provides further information about Parking Metered spaces in several languages.


Paying Meters

Paying Minneapolis parking meters is easy! Meters accept:  

Do not use pennies, nickels or dimes; it will not add time to the meter!

Customer Service

Traffic and Parking Services is committed to providing professional, safe, and attractive parking services to all its customers. If you have trouble with any multi-space pay station just remember that with your space number you can pay at any nearby pay station. Should you encounter a defective meter or have questions concerning meters please call 311 or report parking meter issues online.

Free Days for City Metered Spaces

Parking metered spaces are not enforced on the following days:

Note: Not all metered spaces in Minneapolis are operated by the City. Minneapolis Parks & Recreation, the University of Minnesota, and private organizations like Fairview/University Hospital operate their own meters and their holiday schedule may vary. Always read the information posted on the meter to be certain.

Last updated Sep 14, 2017



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