Pick Up a Parking Card Today!
Tired of using coins to pay the meter? Looking for a way to track your employees’ parking expenses? City of Saint Paul Parking Cards might be the solution you’ve been looking for. Prepaid parking cards can be used at any meter in downtown or the capitol area, and will soon be accepted citywide. City of Saint Paul Parking Cards can be loaded up to $150, and do not require a deposit. To purchase or reload a City of Saint Paul Parking Card, visit either of the following locations:
899 Dale Street North
25 4th Street West, 8th Floor
How do you use a parking card? Just follow these simple instructions:
When using a single-space meter:
- Insert your card. The meter will display the value remaining on the card.
- After a few seconds, time will be added to the meter.
- Remove your card after desired amount of time is purchased.
When using a multi-space meter:
- Enter your space number.
- Insert you card and leave it in until the transaction is complete.
- Use the keypad to add time to the meter.
- Press the print receipt button to complete your transaction.
- Remove card and take your receipt.
Value from old parking cards can be transfered to the new cards at Traffic Operations, located at 899 Dale Street North.
Parking meters are used in Downtown Saint Paul and other areas of the City where high parking demand requires regulating the use of on- street parking spaces. For information regarding parking meters, disability parking, parking cards, meter hooding, or any other parking meter related questions, visit our Metered Parking page.
|Residential Permit Parking
Residential permit parking is intended to prioritize on-street parking in high demand areas for neighborhood residents. For more information about residential permit parking, including maps, policies, and answers to FAQs, visit our Residential Permit Parking page.
|Residential Disability Parking
Disabled residents with a need for accommodations in front of their homes can request a Residential Disability Parking Zone. For information on how to apply for a Residential Disability Parking Zone, or to see if you are eligible, visit our Residential Disability Parking page.
Parking in an urban area can be tricky if you don't know the rules. Visit our Parking Rules page for a quick primer on how to avoid citations and examples of common unsigned no parking zones.