Rates & Fines
On-Street Meter Parking:
The City of Durango has 30-minute, 3-hour, and 10-hour on-street meters in our Central Business District.
Convenient Ways to Pay for Parking in Metered Spaces
- US Coins (except pennies)
- Smart Cards provide a convenient alternative to placing coins in parking meters. Simply insert the card into the meter and download the amount of time you wish to park. Smart Cards may be purchased at the Transit Center (250 W. 8th Street) for $10 and loaded with any amount. Purchasers will be given individualized instruction when the card is purchased.
- Credit Cards (MC/Visa/Discover): Between 5th and 12th Streets, the meters on Main Avenue and the side streets between Narrow Gauge Avenue and the alley to the east of Main Avenue take credit cards. Minimum charge is $1 for 1 hour.
The City has 4 available Municipal lots for permitted parking, you can view their locations
- Monthly parking permits: $30
- Multiple month permits may be purchased, and 3 or more consecutive months results in a 15% discount
- Now available: One-Day permits at the Transit Center lot for $7.50 (from cashier's window)
To purchase your parking permit, please visit the Transit Center Cashier between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday - Friday.
To see the violation fine schedule visit City of Durango Schedule of Parking Fines (PDF).