What we do

The City of Asheville Parking Services, diligently works toward continuous improvements with integrity, diversity, and innovation, to provide convenient, safe, clean, and accessible public parking for the Downtown and other selected area. Parking Services strives for fiscal accountability, transparency, and credibility and shall continually strive to maintain, improve, and increase parking opportunities to meet the unique challenges that are present as the results of growth and continued development in the City of Asheville.

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Request temporary meter closure

Learn how to temporarily close a metered parking space for non-routine business such as construction, moving, or cleaning.

Apply for a parking permit

Obtain a permit to park downtown, in a residential area or in spaces reserved for people with disabilities.

Parking Services News

Reminder: Fines for Asheville parking infractions increase Feb. 1

A new parking violations fine schedule will go into effect Feb. 1, 2019. Approved by City Council Nov. 27, the parking fine increases include the following:         Overtime parking at metered or non-metered spaces will go from $10 to $20.         A second or subsequent violation within a 24-hour period will rise from $20 to $40.         Loading/unloading zone violations will [...]

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Asheville 2018 in review: New leadership, APD data releases, bond projects advance and more

  With 2018 nearly in the books, it’s time to take stock of City of Asheville projects and developments from the past year. Here are 10 topics that your City government advanced in 2018. We’ll have 2019 initiatives to look for in another roundup Jan. 1.   Debra Campbell becomes Asheville City Manager The search for a new City Manager [...]

Sunday snow updates: Asheville snow plowing in full force, ART bus suspended

  How much snow did we get? 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 Here are unofficial snowfall totals released by the National Weather Service: Asheville, 5 ½” Arden, 10” Biltmore Forest, 6 ½” Leicester, 8” Skyland, 9”   More locations are listed at this link.   Snow removal crews making progress, people still urged to refrain from driving Noon Sunday, Dec. 9 Public Works snow removal equipment by the [...]