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laws and how we enforce them.


Applications and information
for all residential and
business permits available in the city.


Listings and auction dates
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can save you money.


A new way to pay
for parking in Philadelphia.

CUSTOMER ALERT: As we transition to our new customer service interface, online renewal of residential parking permits is suspended until further notice.  Please click here for options on renewing your residential parking permit.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  

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.

Learn More About PPA

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Airport Parking

We provide on-site parking at Philadelphia International Airport and offer the most convenient solutions.


On Street Parking

We're dedicated to accommodating all the particular parking needs and uses of the city’s business and residential areas.


Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Get all the answers, facts and detailed information about each of our divisions and services.


Bids & Solicitations

RFP No. 19-08 Mobile Application for Commercial Loading Zones

This opportunity is being issued by the Parking Authority (“Authority”), a body corporate and politic created under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in accordance with the Act of June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22, as amended, known as the “Parking Authority Law”. The Authority is soliciting written proposals from qualified developers for […]

Public Alerts

Change of Location for August 2019 Regular Board Meeting

The Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority has changed the location for the regularly scheduled August Board Meeting being held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 to the Court Room of the Authority’s Taxicab and Limousine Division, located at 2415 S. Swanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148.

PPA At Work

The Petri Dish Episode 3: The PPA’s New Pay-By-Plate Parking Kiosks

In the third episode of the Petri Dish, Scott Petri discusses the installation of new Pay-By-Plate parking kiosks with our On-Street Project Manager, Brendon Crowther. With the new Pay-By-Plate parking kiosks, customers will no longer have to place a receipt on their vehicle’s dashboard. Instead, our Parking Enforcement Officers will verify payment by referencing the […]

Board Meeting round-up

November 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up

  November 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.