The Guide to Public Parking
At the Bucks County Parking Garage
Near the Courthouse on Broad Street and a less than 5 minute short walk to downtown. Free day and evening parking. Entrance on Broad Street. Additional entrances on Union and Doyle Streets.
At Free 15‐minute Spaces
For short errands or grab and go convenience
Corner locations on State St., Main St., the Dommel Way Parking Lot, and Plaza East parking lot on Oakland Avenue.
Free parking at Wells Fargo and County VIP (Broad and Court) Lots. Friday after 6pm. Saturday after noon. Sunday all day.
Parkmobile provides a new, simpler way to pay for parking using your smartphone. With Parkmobile’s mobile app, parking takes just a few seconds. Learn more about the app and how you can get started here.
Meters are in effect Monday through Saturday
9:00 A.M.‐5:00 P.M.
No charge for Sundays or the following holidays: January 1, Martin Luther King Day, July 4, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day following Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
At 3‐hour Meters
For appointments, shopping , dining, and the movies
$1.00/hr.—accepts credit cards, debit cards and and quarters
Located: Central to the downtown, on-street and in the following Municipal Lots: Court St. / Pine & State Streets / Oakland Avenue & Donaldson Street / Clinton Street.
Also in the Hamilton & State Street Municipal Lot one block from State and Main St., the heart of the downtown. Pay and display the ticket on your dash.
At Designated 10‐hour Yellow Banded Meters
For employees, employers, and visitors who are here for the day. Results in more parking downtown for customers and clients. Park by:
10 Hour Permit
Purchase a $50 six-month permit at Borough Hall (equivalent to parking at a cost of $.27/ day Hang it from your rear view mirror. No coins needed for the meter. Permit is transferable to another car.
10 Hour Meters
$0.50/hr – accepts quarters only.
PAY & DISPLAY LOT
Hamilton & W. State Street Municipal Lot‐one block from W. State and Main Street, in the heart of downtown. Metered by machine‐ pay and then display the ticket on your dash. $1.00/hr, credit cards, dollars, coins (no change made).
TRAIN & BUS
Pay and Park at Septa Lot. For overnight, use the free spaces on S. Clinton St or Bridge St.
Residential Parking Permit
For those who live in areas of town with parking restrictions protecting residential parking. There is no cost but you must provide proof of residency via your vehicle registration for each car. The permit sticker is not transferable. Guest passes are available.
PARK SMART, AVOID FINES
The Parking Enforcement Department is in operation from 8:30am to 5pm, Monday thru Saturday. Tickets issued with a fine amount of $10 include expired meter and limited time zone.
Tickets with a $50 fine include, but are not limited to: parking in a prohibited area, parking in a residential area, parking more than 12" from the curb, parking left side to curb against the flow of traffic, blocking a driveway or fire hydrant, obstructing traffic, parking on a sidewalk, street cleaning, and parking over the three-hour limit.
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