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Parking Meters
  • Over 420 metered parking spaces are located along our downtown streets:
    • Gold meters offer 90-minute and 2-hour parking before 5 p.m. and 3-hour parking after 5 p.m.,
    • Red meters offer 30-minute parking, and
    • Silver meters offer 5-hour parking.
  • Tickets will be issued to vehicles who remain at a meter past the stated time limit.
  • The rate for street meters is $1.00 per hour. All meters accept nickels, dimes, and quarters; Cash Keys; and payment through the Parkmobile app.
  • Street meters are enforced Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

  • New parking kiosks are located in three Borough Parking Lots. These new kiosks require you to enter your License Plate. You do not need to display your receipt. 
    • Beaver Avenue & Fraser Street Lots: The parking lots located on the 100 block of South Fraser Street and the 100 block of West Beaver Avenue contain 5-hour time limits.
    • South Allen Street Lot: The parking lot located on the 200 block of South Allen Street (across from the State College Municipal Building) contain 5-hour spaces.
    • McAllister Parking Deck: The parking deck located on the 100 block of McAllister Street features both 3-hour and 5-hour spaces.
    • McAllister Parking Deck, 2nd Level: The second level of the parking deck is reserved for monthly renters from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • The rate for meters in parking lots and decks is $0.75 per hour.  Kiosks accept nickels, dimes and quarters, dollar bills, and credit cards. 
  • You may also pay for parking via the Parkmobile App
  • Parking lots and decks are enforced Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • All municipal meters are free all day Sunday.

Charles Debow
Parking Manager
243 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801

Parking Questions?
Business Hours
(814) 278-4769
(814) 234-7150
(814) 234-7148 
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Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Excluding Holidays
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