Newark Parking


The Parking Division is responsible for the management, maintenance, and enforcement of municipal off-street parking facilities and municipal on-street parking meters, as well as coordinating services for the downtown area. The City’s Parking Ambassadors focus on improving customer service and promoting Newark as a friendly and inviting place to visit and live.

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Division Responsibilities

The City of Newark Parking Division is responsible for all municipal parking within the City limits:
  • On-street parking meters (457 meters)
  • Off-street hourly parking lots (Lots 1, 3 and 4 – 577 spaces)
  • Long-term monthly parking lots (Lots 2 and 5 – 151 spaces)
  • Residential parking permitting and enforcement
  • Maintenance of on-street meters and off-street lots

Parking Tickets

Green Button to Pay or Appeal Parking Ticket

On-Street Parking Meters

On-Street Meter Hours
Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.
1 p.m. to 1 a.m.
7 a.m. to 1 p.m. - No Charge
No Parking daily 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.
No Parking in loading zones 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
No charge for parking on City/Federal holidays.

On-Street Meter Rates
All, Monday to Sunday
$1.25 per hour - Quarters and All Major Credit Cards Accepted
Maximum time limits are listed on all meters.

Off-Street Hourly Parking Lots
Off-Street Parking Hours
Parking Lot
Municipal Lot 1
Municipal Lot 3
Municipal Lot 4
24 hours/7 days a week
24 hours/7 days a week
24 hours/7 days a week
No charge for parking Sunday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and City/Federal Holidays.

Off-Street Hourly Parking Rates
$1.00 per hour- Cash/Quarters, Validations and All Major Credit Cards Accepted
10 minute grace period in all hourly parking lots.

Long-Term Monthly Parking Lots
Parking Lot
Municipal Lot 5
Permits are available for January - June 30, 2019

Downtown parking is provided at no charge on the following days:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Newark's Wine & Dine Downtown
  • Good Friday/Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day Parade
  • Memorial Day
  • A New Night Downtown
  • Independence Day
  • Downtown Newark Food & Brew Fest
  • Labor Day
  • Newark Community Day
  • Halloween Parade
  • Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Small Business Saturday
  • Christmas Holiday

University of Delaware Parking

Click here for University of Delaware parking information.