How to Use the New Parking Pay Stations
Meters & Pay Stations
Parking meters and pay stations are in effect from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday citywide, and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Parking is free on holidays*. The majority of meters and pay stations charge $1.50 per hour ($2.00 per hour starting January 1, 2020) in 2 hour or 4 hour maximum parking zones. Zones with a 20 minute or 12 hour maximum times will be charged at $0.50 an hour. Always be sure to read the signs or check the ParkEvanston App or pay station for more information, as not all rates are the same and are subject to change.
*City Parking Holidays:
New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Memorial Day; July 4; Labor Day; Thanksgiving; and Christmas Day
Off-Street Metered Parking Locations:
Evanston Public Library Garage- 1703 Orrington Ave.*
Metered parking: 9am to 9pm; 2 hour limit
Holiday Inn lower level - 1501 Sherman Ave.*
35 meters available from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Sundays. 4 hour maximum starting June 1, 2019;
95 meters available from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. all days
*Availability and hourly rates subject to change without notice.