VIOLATIONS

Pay your ticket or monthly installment
payment, dispute your case, learn the
laws and how we enforce them.

PERMITS

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

AUCTIONS

Listings and auction dates
for unclaimed vehicles
can save you money.

meterUP

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.

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Airport Parking

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

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On Street Parking

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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Bids & Solicitations

Bid No. 20-05 Replace Ventilation System at Independence Mall Garage

This opportunity is being issued by the Parking Authority (the “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 intends to engage two prime contractors, a […]

Public Alerts

Change of Date for February 2020 Regular Board Meeting

The Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority has changed the date for the regularly scheduled February Board Meeting to Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Board Room of the Authority’s Headquarters, 701 Market Street, Suite 5400, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

PPA At Work

The Petri Dish Episode 7: Mr. Positive Scott Rutizer of the Meter Department

In episode 7 of the PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” Scott Petri sits down with longtime PPA employee, Scott Rutizer. Formerly a Parking Enforcement Officer, Scott Rutizer is known for his infectious kind demeanor and positive outlook. After spending years walking the beat as a Parking Enforcement Officer, Scott recently transferred to the PPA’s meter […]

Board Meeting round-up

February 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up

February 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.