Parking Services

Parking Services Mission Statement

The Division of Parking Services is committed to providing accessible, equitable and predictable mobility and parking options for all residents, guests and visitors. We aim to manage congestion, increase mobility options and operate parking in a city experiencing enormous growth, while preserving the uniqueness of our neighborhoods for all to enjoy.

Wave Goodbye to Meters, Say Hello to Kiosks and Mobile Payment

The City of Columbus recently introduced a simpler way to park. Mobile payment and pay-by-plate kiosks have replaced single space meters. There are multiple ways to quickly pay for parking. For more information, check out our "My Buddy Charles" video series about parking.

About Parking Services

Parking Tickets and Vehicle Impoundment

Parking Kiosks and Mobile Payment

Parking Management Plans and Permit Parking

Parking Programs and Policies 

More information coming soon:

  • Car-Sharing
  • Electric Vehicle Charging
  • Loading Zones
  • Motorized Two-Wheeled Vehicle Parking     
  • On-Street Parking Out of Service Policy
  • Parking Variance Guidelines
  • Residential ADA Parking
  • Shared Mobility Devices
  • Valet Parking