Parking Meters

On-Street Parking 

New! Starting in 2021, Denver parking meters are now accepting payments by phone. Download the PaybyPhone app on your mobile phone and follow the prompts to pay for your metered parking. Learn more about the Pay by Phone program from Denver's street parking info page.

There are approximately 580 Smart Meters located throughout the neighborhood that are maintained, run and monitored by the City and County of Denver

Paid on-street parking is required from 8am to 7pm, Monday - Saturday. Parking at a meter space or multi-space section is free Sundays and select City holidays

You can purchase onā€street parking for three hours at a time. Parking is $1 an hour, with a minimum of 15 minutes. The Smart Meters accept credit cards, quarters, parking tokens, and ParkSMART Denver Cards.

ParkSMART Cards

No change or credit card? No problem! ParkSmart Denver Cards are an easy way to pay for parking at Denver’s on-street Smart Meters and are available in pre-loaded amounts of $5, $10, $15, $25, $50 and $100. Click here to learn more.

For Questions or to Report a Parking Meter Issue 

Please contact the City's Parking Violations Bureau for citation questions, enforcement questions or residential parking permits at (866) 280-9988. To report a parking meter malfunction, call 311 to connect with a City of Denver representative 24/7.