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Metered Parking

Metered parking is found throughout Asheville’s Central Business District of Downtown Asheville. Parking meters are available for short term parking usage, with a two-hour maximum limit.  Longer term parking is available in our parking lots and parking garages.

Payment at parking meters is required between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Payment is not required on Sundays, nor designated City Holidays. Payments can be made with coins or credit cards at most meters in the downtown area. We only accept Visa or Mastercard payments.  You may also make payment via app or by phone through Passport Parking or by calling 828-357-4911. 

When using Passport be sure to enter the Zone # and Space number excluding any leading zeros.


Permit Parking

We offer on-street permitted parking in several areas within downtown Asheville. Permitted spaces are available on a month-to-month basis and are first come, first serve. These spaces are reserved from 8am to 6pm Monday through Saturday.  Call or visit us to purchase or for more information about these spaces. 

Permit Parking Areas

Permit Parking Areas



Grove Street – Green Zone $40.00
N. French Broad – Maroon Zone $40.00
S. Market Street – Yellow Zone $40.00
Central Avenue/Woodfin Street/Elm Street – Red Zone $55.00
Aston Street – Blue Zone $55.00

Contact Information
45 Wall Street


Last updated: March 1, 2021