Contact Info Parking Services
2700 Impound Lot Road  
Columbus, OH 43207  
Office : (844) 565-1295    
Fax : (614) 645-7357  
Email : 311

Parking Permits* Apply for Parking Permits* 
Manage Your Parking Permit 
Pay for Parking Permits 
Helpful “How To” Videos 

* The online system is only for permit zones starting with SN, CH and EF. All other applicants must apply in-person or by mail at 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.

Explore New Features on the ParkColumbus App Open your ParkColumbus app or visit the app store to download now Explore new features powered by Smart Columbus. Now you’re able to find, reserve and pay for most parking garages and some surface lots in Downtown Columbus and the Short North Arts District. Additionally, drivers can now see the likelihood of finding an on-street parking place. Learn More

About Parking Services For location and hours of operation – click here

Organizational structure – learn more 

Mission and Vision - learn more
Strategic Parking Plan – learn more 

Parking Tickets and Vehicle Impoundment Pay a parking ticket – click here
Contest a parking ticket – click here 
Claims and Impounded Vehicles - click here
Parking Enforcement – learn more
Parking laws – learn more
Street sweeping – learn more 

Parking Meters, Kiosks, and Mobile Payment Map of operational meters – click here
To report a broken meter – click here
How to use a parking meter and/or Kiosk – learn more
How to use the ParkColumbus mobile payment app - learn more
For a list of holidays when on-street parking is free – click here
Parking meter refunds – learn more 

Parking Management Plans and Permit Parking Downtown Parking – learn more
Short North Parking – learn more
Children's Parking – learn more
East Franklinton Parking - learn more
University District Parking – learn more
All other permit parking areas – learn more

Parking Programs

Residential ADA Parking – learn more
Valet Parking – learn more
Loading Zones – learn more
Motorized Two-Wheeled Vehicle Parking – learn more

Car-Sharing – learn more

Electric Vehicle Charging - learn more