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, 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.