Parking in Saint Paul

Metered Parking Zones

Parking Meter Rates & Hours

Parking meters in the City of Saint Paul are enforced Monday through Saturday, except for the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day (January 1 and federally observed holiday)
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (July 4 and federally observed holiday)
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day (November 11 and federally observed holiday)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day Following Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day (December 25 and federally observed holiday)

Maps showing meter locations, rates, and time limits can be found here in pdf format:

Special Event Rates


Upcoming Event Rate Dates

  • June 28th (CHS Field)
  • June 29th  (CHS Field)
  • June 30th (CHS Field)
  • July 1st (CHS Field & Xcel Energy Center)
  • July 10th & 11th (CHS Field)
  • July 13th (CHS Field)
  • July 14th  (CHS Field & Xcel Energy Center)
  • July 15th (CHS Field)
  • July 21st (CHS Field & Xcel Energy Center)
  • July 22nd (CHS Field)
  • July 26th (CHS Field & Xcel Energy Center)
  • July 27th (CHS Field)

*Daytime event



Mobile Pay Parking App


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Download the PassportParking app - park, pay, be on your way!


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  • Quick Registration - registration takes 2 minutes or less!
  • Pay and Extend on the Go - Park. Pay. Be on your way.  Need more time? Extend your parking from your phone!
  • Get Reminders - See how much time you have left in your session.  Plus get reminders 10 minutes before it expires.

Zone Number - 651

Signs are still being installed around downtown. Need to know the zone number? It's easy to remember - it's 651. 

Payment Options 

When making meter payments using Passport, parkers have the option to make a one-time payment using a credit card, which will require an additional transaction fee of 15¢, or pay using Passport’s prepaid wallet without an additional fee. Adding a prepaid Wallet to your account requires a minimum deposit of $10, which can be used to pay for parking.

Looking for instructions on using our pay stations? Watch the video below for a step-by-step explanation and for information about their implementation.

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