Parking Information

The City of Ithaca features a number of easy options for parking on-street and in garages.

On-street parking is $1.50/hour and is enforced from 9AM - 6PM, Monday through Friday. Parking is free on the street during weekends.

Parking in the Downtown and Collegetown garages is $1/hour. The garages each have varying hours where no charge is offered. Please see our Garage Parking section for more details. 

Residents and visitors will find helpful information about parking regulations and options available to them in our On-Street Parking and Garage Parking pages. Additional parking information can be found using the menu on the left. Specific departmental contact information is listed as it pertains to the various parking areas.

For information about purchasing permits for city garages please contact the Chamberlain's Department: (607) 274-6580

If you have any questions or concerns about parking in the city garages, please contact the Parking Division at (607) 327-0700 or

If you would like to report a parking infraction, please call dispatch/ IPD non-emergency at (607) 272-3245.

For on-street parking issues please contact Lisa Sperger: (607) 279-3217 or

For "No Parking" sign information please contact Lynne Yost: (607) 327-0275 or

Parking policy and other inquiries may be directed to Todd LaLonde, Manager of Parking & Commons Operations: (607) 882-2351;