Parking Meters & Pay Stations

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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. Parking is free on Sundays and holidays*. The majority of meters and pay stations charge $2 per hour 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:  9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; 2-hour limit

Holiday Inn lower level - 1501 Sherman Ave.*

35 meters available from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
95 meters available from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. all days

*Availability and hourly rates subject to change without notice.