Contact Information

101 4th Street SE
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-6800
Fax: 507-328-6975

Law Enforcement response
provided 24/7 

Lobby hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Dial 911 For Emergencies
Department Contacts

Narcotics Tip Line
(This is a voicemail only line to leave tips or information)

Crime Stoppers

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Parking Control

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Parking Meter Enforcement

Parking meters are enforced Monday through Friday from 8 AM until 5 PM. Meter parking is NOT enforced on weekends or on the following holidays:         

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th 
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas  
Christmas, New Years Day and July 4th will occasionally fall on a Sunday.  We will not enforce parking meters on that following Monday.  We may enforce other parking violations such as loading zones, handicapped violations, no parking zones and other types of parking prohibitions.


Parking meters and other parking regulations will be enforced on other legal holidays if the demand for parking is at or about the normal levels because Mayo Clinic and most other downtown businesses are open.

The days and times that meters are enforced are listed on each parking meter.

Find more information about how to contest your ticket with details about parking violation collections, including details about what to do if you received a ticket in error.