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CUSTOMER ALERT: In an effort to improve our customer experience, the Philadelphia Parking Authority will begin transitioning to a new customer service interface on Saturday, November 9th. 

Please keep in mind that enforcement of parking regulations will continue during this transition.

As we transition to our new customer service interface, some services will be temporarily suspended until November 15th.  Please see below for important dates:

SERVICE STATUS OPTIONS
Online Renewal of Residential Parking Permits Suspended November 1st Click here for options
Online Parking Ticket Disputes (web-based requests) Suspended November 2nd Click here for options
Online & by Phone Parking Ticket Payment Suspended November 9th Click here for options
Online Payment of Past-Due Red-Light Violations
(over 30 days old)
Suspended November 9th Click here for options


We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  We expect all services to resume by November 15th, 2019.

Additionally, we appreciate your patience as we anticipate higher than normal call volumes at the Parking Violations Branch (888-591-3636) and realize that extended wait times can be expected during this transition process.

The Philadelphia Parking Authority

Provides residents, businesses and visitors to Philadelphia with comprehensive parking management services. The mission of the Philadelphia Parking Authority is to contribute to the economic vitality of Philadelphia and the surrounding region by effectively managing and providing convenient parking on the street, at the airport, and in garages and lots; effectively operating a system of red-light camera enforcement; regulating taxicabs, limousines and transportation network companies; and other transportation-related activities.

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