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Rochester Municipal Parking
11 West Center Street
Rochester, MN  55902

Phone:  507-282-4545

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Frequently Asked Questions

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General Parking Questions

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  • I have a disability and was issued a handicap placard for my car. How long can I park at the meters?

  • Why are some metered areas posted No Parking for certain times?

  • Who should I contact for questions about my parking citation?

  • Where do I report malfunctioning meters?

  • How can I get a monthly parking pass for the City parking ramps?

Parking Citation Questions


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  • I parked in the 3rd Street Ramp overnight and received a “Parking Ticket” from Lanier Parking and then I received a ticket from the City of Rochester Parking Control for not paying for my parking space

  • Who should I contact for questions about my parking citation?

  • I got a parking ticket and there were no signs posted.

  • I was only in the clinic for a few minutes and when I returned I had a parking ticket. Can I have my ticket dismissed?

  • I received a parking citation for expired registration. I renewed my registration already but forgot to put the tabs on my vehicle. Can I get my ticket dismissed

  • Where do I report malfunctioning meters?

Residential Parking Permit Questions

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  • Can a service vehicle park at my home?

  • What if I have a permit and sell my car?

  • Do visitors coming to my home need a permit?

  • Can I get a permit for a caregiver to take care of a family member at my home?

  • Can I get a permit for a roommate?

  • Do I need a physical permit on vehicle?

  • How much do Residential Parking Permits cost?

  • How to establish a new parking area?

  • What are Residential Parking Permits?

  • What documents are needed to purchase a Residential Parking Permit?

  • Can I get a permit for my RV or Trailer?

  • How long is my Residential Parking Permit good for?

On Street Parking/No Parking Questions


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  • I have a disability and was issued a handicap placard for my car. How long can I park at the meters?

  • When do I have to pay to park in a metered space?

  • How long can I park in a “Passenger Loading Zone”?

  • Why are some metered areas posted No Parking for certain times?

  • Where do I report malfunctioning meters?

Ramp Parking Questions


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  • I parked in the 3rd Street Ramp overnight and received a “Parking Ticket” from Lanier Parking and then I received a ticket from the City of Rochester Parking Control for not paying for my parking space

  • I parked in the 3rd Street Ramp and accidentally paid for the wrong parking spot. I received a parking ticket for not paying. Can I have my ticket dismissed?

  • How can I get a monthly parking pass for the City parking ramps?

Disability Parking Questions

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  • I have a disability and was issued a handicap placard for my car. How long can I park at the meters?