Overnight Parking Options
- Overnight parking is available at the Pugh Street, Fraser Street and Beaver Avenue garages during the hours of 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. at a reduced rate of $0.75 per hour.
- Employees working in downtown may purchase a reduced rate parking permit ($35.00 per month) for the Beaver Garage that allows parking only between 4 p.m. and 4 a.m.
- Residents may request one or two nights' exception to the overnight restriction when a guest is staying over or a vehicle has experienced a breakdown. To receive a special exception, you must contact the Parking Department before 11 p.m. You must be able to provide the following information: Vehicle license plate, state, make and color, block and street, and dates of permission along with your name and phone number. Please contact the Parking Department at (814) 278-4769 or email@example.com prior to 11 p.m. to receive this permission.
- Residents of the Highlands neighborhood must receive overnight parking permits through the Highlands Pilot Program. For more information please click the "Highlands Pilot Program" tab on the left or contact the Parking Department.
Click here Opens a New Window. for a list of dates when the Borough will lift the 2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. parking restrictions for the 2019 Calendar year. Streets within the boundaries of the Highlands Pilot Program will have restrictions enforced when restrictions are lifted in the rest of the Borough based on the regulations of the Pilot. Please click on the Highlands Pilot Program Tab for a map of these streets and more information.
- Vehicles parked in "No Parking Anytime" areas or in violation of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code are subject to ticketing and/or towing. Pennsylvania Vehicle Code violations include, but are not limited to:
- No Parking on the Sidewalk
- No Parking within an Intersection
- No Parking on a Crosswalk
- No Parking within 20 feet of a Crosswalk at an Intersection
- No Parking within 30 feet of a Stop Sign
- No Parking over 12 inches from the Curb
- No Parking against Traffic
- No Parking in Front of a Driveway
Highlands Residential Parking Pilot Program for Overnight Visitors
During large events in the past, the Borough has lifted the overnight restrictions in the entire Borough because the volume of permissions is too high for staff to process. This will change for the Highlands neighborhood for the duration of the pilot program, but areas outside the Highlands in the Borough will still have the overnight restrictions lifted. Residents of the Highlands that have registered for the guest permits will be eligible to purchase overnight parking permits for their guests at a cost of $10 per 24 hour period. Vehicles must be parked on streets signed for the permits within the boundaries of the Pilot Program.
Step One: Check to see if you are eligible using the map Opens a New Window. . Follow the registration details Opens a New Window. and email the parking department (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register.
Step Two: Receive permit website and access information with instructions.
Step Three: Purchase temporary permits and park.
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The streets in these two districts are signed to allow 2-hour parking between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Residents of these districts may purchase a permit to allow their vehicle to remain parked past the two-hour time limit. All residential permits require the purchaser to present proof of vehicle ownership and proof of residence in a qualifying property. Proof of residence can be a listing on the Borough's tax rolls or a copy of a signed lease. To apply for a Residential Permit visit the Parking Portal and select Residential Permit Waitlist.
The "R" residential parking district includes most streets between Hamilton Avenue and the Easterly/Westerly Parkway corridor, most streets from Gill Street west to the Borough line, and most streets in College Heights west of Atherton Street. The "R-1" residential parking district includes most streets between campus and Hamilton Avenue which are not metered or in the commuter parking district.
Commuter Permits allow vehicles to park in designated Commuter Zones past the posted one or two-hour time limit. This permit does not allow for overnight parking. Commuter spaces are open to the public and subject to availability. Click here to view the Commuter Permit contract. To purchase a permit, visit the Parking Portal.
Reserved 24/7 parking permits can be purchased for the Barnard and Sparks Lots for $75 per month. Permits are subject to availability and can be purchased on the Parking Portal Opens a New Window. .