City of Portland | 389 Congress Street, Room 20 | Portland, Maine 04101 | (207) 874-8443

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The Residential Permit Parking stickers for 2013-2014 are now available in the Parking Division. More

Casco Bay Parking Garage Set to Get Spring Cleaning May 9th 11th  (4/23/2014)
Mark your calendars! The Casco Bay Parking Garage is set to get its annual spring cleaning the weekend of May 9, 2014. Casco Bay Parking Garage, unlike other garages in Portland, is nearly full 24 hours a day. More

Looking for Parking in the Vicinity of Casco Bay Lines?  (8/17/2012)
Please click here for a list and map of the businesses that provide parking within the vicinity of Casco Bay Lines. This information also includes places that offer monthly parking rates as well. For more information, please call our Parking Control Office, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at 874-8443. More

City Begins Installation of New Parking Stations May 14, 2012   (5/12/2012)
Solar powered pay stations will improve accessibility and ease of street parking. Pay stations will go live May 21, 2012. More

Looking for Monthly Parking?   (4/30/2012)
Many monthly parking spaces are available at the Spring St. Garage and some at the Elm St. Garage for $110.00 per month. More

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The Parking division manages on and off street parking to support the safety and parking needs of residents, visitors, businesses and other departments helping to make Portland a safe, livable and economically vibrant city.

The consistent and fair enforcement of parking regulations, parking meter management and the operation and oversight of parking garages and lots are the most visible ways in which we support the City’s mission of “Strengthening A Remarkable City-Building a Community for Life”. Through our assistance in traffic control during emergencies and special events to the administration of the school crossing guide program, we further enhance the public safety needs of our community. We aim to be responsive to the needs of our customers and co-workers, and we strive to provide excellent service at all times.

The information on this site is intended to assist you, the motorist, in understanding Portland’s parking regulations and to help you make the most suitable parking arrangement when visiting the City.

Streets in the commercial areas of the City serve many competing interests. Primarily designed for moving traffic; the general public, delivery trucks, taxis and buses all vie for space making the urban street one of the most sought-after resources. Parking enforcement is vital to ensure this resource is used to the maximum benefit of the community.

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