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If your question hasn't been answered please feel free to contact the Borough of State College Parking Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (814) 278-4769. You can also stop in to see us in the municipal building at 243 South Allen Street. Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., excluding holidays.
Parking violations can be paid with a credit or debit card on the Parking Portal. You can also pay with check or money order in the mail or with cash, check, or money order in the parking office.
Parking violations may be appealed within 48 hours of issuance. Appeals can be filed on the Parking Portal.
Yes. The Beaver, Fraser and Pugh garages allow 24/7 public parking. Simply pull a ticket at the entrance gate and pay it when you leave.
Parking permits may be purchased on the Parking Portal with a credit or debit card. You may also buy a parking permit in the parking office with cash, check, or money order.
Monthly permits for the Beaver, Fraser, and Pugh garages must be closed by returning the permit card to the Parking Office before the effective closure date. Commuter, McAllister Deck, Sparks Lot, and Barnard Lot permits must be closed by sending an email linked to your permit account to email@example.com with your closure date.
Parking on the street between 2 and 6 a.m. is not permitted throughout downtown and most of the Borough. Parking permission may be requested by contacting the parking office. Click here for more information on overnight parking.
On-street meters can be paid with coins or a credit or debit card. The rate is $1.25/hour with a $0.75 minimum payment for cards. You can also pay remotely with Parkmobile.
Free motorcycle parking is available on the street in designated areas at the following locations:
400 E College Ave
100 Heister St
100 McAllister St
200 W College Ave
200 S Allen St
No on-street parking is permitted from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. Monthly motorcycle permits are available for the Beaver Garage for $35/month. Permits may be purchased on the Parking Portal and are subject to availability.
Yes, there are ADA only spaces located in the downtown garages, lots and on-street meters. A valid handicap placard must be displayed to park in these spaces and payment must still be made if required. A valid handicap placard gives an additional hour grace period beyond your payment expiration time at any metered space. For a full list of handicap space locations please click here and select the "Handicap Parking" tab.
Commuters may purchase a monthly permit from the Borough that enables them to park their vehicle on designated streets close to the downtown. The fee is $45 per month. Additionally, the Borough has a night-time permit for Beaver Garage (4 p.m. to 4 a.m.) for employees that work in the evenings that costs $35 per month.
For more information on the Merchant Validation Program and a complete list of participating merchants please click here to visit the Downtown Improvement District website.