Parking Utility

                              
       Parking Services         Permit Parking          Parking Citations          Gate Arms

Effective Oct. 1, 2020, parking enforcement is under the supervision of the Columbia Police Department. 

The online interested parties meeting for enhanced fall protection and other self-harm deterrent measures within the existing Fifth and Walnut parking structure was live from Aug. 17 – 31.
Visit the project page here

Meter graphic: How Long Can I Park Here? The color of your meter indicates how long you may park during enforcement hours. www.como.gov/maps/parking. Green = 10 hours, Orange = 5, Purple = 4, Gray = 2, Red = 1, Yellow = 24 minutes

Street Meters and Parking Lots

Parking Rates

Enforcement Hours

Accepted Payments

Downtown Zone
60 cents/hour

Campus Zone
$1.00/hour

Parking Lots
Monday – Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Street Meters
Monday – Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Change
  • CoMo Park Card
  • ParkMobile

Parking Garages

Parking Rates

Enforcement Hours

Accepted Payments

  • 0-1 hours = Free
  • 1-2 hours = $1.00
  • 2-4 hours = $2.00
  • 4-6 hours = $3.00
  • 6-8 hours = $4.00
  • 8-10 hours = $5.00

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • Visa
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Apple Pay
  • Google Pay
  • Samsung Pay
  • Cash**

 


The City of Columbia has nearly 1,700 parking spaces on downtown streets, 2,300 spaces in six garages, and 535 spaces on 10 lots, plus 80 accessible parking spaces.

Most parking spaces on City streets have hourly meters.  Garages and lots have a combination of hourly parking and permits.

The Parking Utility maintains parking facilities, surface lots and meters, including preventive maintenance, repairs and daily housekeeping, and administers the sale of monthly, quarterly and annual permits for daily parking. The City of Columbia police department enforces parking ordinances.




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