Parking

The Parking Division is responsible for the management, maintenance, and enforcement of municipal off-street parking facilities and municipal on-street parking spaces, 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.

The City of Newark Parking Division is responsible for all municipal parking within the City limits:

  • On-street parking meters
  • Off-street hourly parking lots (Lots 1, 3 and 4 – 577 spaces)
  • Long-term parking lots (Lots 2 and 5 – 151 spaces).
  • Residential parking permitting and enforcement
  • Maintenance of on-street meters and off-street lots

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Passport Parking App

Pay for parking without an app here.

Parking Tickets

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Long-Term Parking Lots

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Municipal Lot 2Lot 2 parking permits are currently unavailable.
Municipal Lot 5Lot 5 parking permits are currently unavailable.
Municipal Lot 7Lot 7 parking permits are currently unavailable.

Charge-free Downtown Parking Days

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

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Good Friday/Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day Parade
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Newark Community Day
  • Halloween Parade
  • Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Small Business Saturday
  • Christmas Holiday

University of Delaware Parking

  • Hourly parking is available at the University of Delaware Trabant Parking Garage.
  • Night/Weekend permits are valid in non-restricted lots on campus after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends. Lots close to Main Street that the Night/Weekend permit can be used for include Lot 53 Pearson Hall and Lot 20 Old College/Carpenter Sports Building Lot.
  • Visit the University of Delaware Parking Services Webpage for more information.