Parking System Enterprise

Parking System Enterprise

The Parking System Enterprise provides public parking spaces as a key element in maintaining the economic vitality of the downtown and surrounding activity centers. Public parking is an economic development tool used to attract private investment into the community and manage urban growth.

Purchase Monthly Parking Services


Parking Meters

Rates and Hours of Operation 

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 1-10 p.m.


  • Meters closest to the city center charge $1.50 per hour
    This area is bordered by Boulder Street to the north, Nevada Avenue to the east, Vermijo Street to the south, and Cascade Avenue to the west.
  • Meters further out will be $1.25 per hour
  • Meters on the periphery will be $1 per hour.

Meters take coins or credit card.


Parking Garages

New Rates starting January 1, 2022

Daily hourly rates

  • $1 per hour or fraction thereof
  • Max daily rate is $11

Enter after 4:00 p.m.

  • $1 per hour or fraction therof
  • Max rate $5

Monthly parking permits:

  • $90 per month. Some discounts apply for groups of 75 or more.
  • Permits for the surface lot in Old Colorado City are $60 per month.

Special event parking in city-operated garages is $5.

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Contact Info

Parking System Enterprise


Phone: (719) 385-5681
Contact the Parking System Enterprise


130 S. Nevada Ave.
2nd floor, southeast corner
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

New: Pay the Meter on Your Phone

Beginning June 1, 2020 drivers can use the ParkMobile App, a free download available for both iPhone and Android devices, to pay for metered parking in Downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City. 

Learn more about the app

Report an Issue

Report and track issues, request a service, contact the City

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Parking Meter Holidays

Parking is free on the following 2022 holidays:

  • New Year's Day - January 1
  • Martin Luther King Day, January 17
  • Presidents' Day, February 21
  • Memorial Day, May 30
  • Independence Day, July 4
  • Labor Day, September 5
  • Veterans Day, November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day, November 24
  • Day after Thanksgiving, November 25
  • Christmas Day, December 25
  • Christmas Day (observed), December 26
  • New Year's Day, January 1, 2023