Public Parking Areas
Timed Spaces: Time limited parking spaces are available on various streets throughout the mid-town area, including the commercial districts. 1-hour and 2-hour free spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and are strictly enforced.
Metered Spaces: Metered parking spaces are available on various streets throughout mid-town, as well as the Royal Palm Way and Phipps Ocean Park parking lots. Parking rates are $5/hour along South Ocean Blvd. and at Phipps Ocean Park, and $3/hour in all other metered areas.
New rates are now effective as of October 1, 2019, $5/hour along South Ocean Blvd. and at Phipps Ocean Park and $3/hour in all other metered areas.
Electronic chalking integrates GPS, license plate recognition, and electronic data management to make parking enforcement very efficient for the Town. Time limit enforcement is captured electronically from vehicles parked parallel and at 45° and 90° angles. It also records wheel imaging and GPS positioning.
There are two different parking fines for most violations, which include expired meters, time-limited spaces and illegal parking violations. All violations that occur in residential areas are $75 and all violations that occur is commercial areas are $60. However, the following fines are also in effect:
1. Handicap violations: $250 in both residential and commercial areas
2. Fire hydrant: $75 in residential areas and $60 in commercial areas
c) Boots: $350 in both residential and commercial areas
If at any time an individual believes a ticket has been issued in error, they are encouraged to file a dispute online.
THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL NOT RESCIND TICKETS WHICH WERE CORRECTLY ISSUED OR BECAUSE THE DRIVER WAS NOT FAMILIAR WITH THE LAWS OR POSTED SIGNS.
To plead “Not Guilty” to a ticket received, you must notify the court in person or in writing. The address is:
The County Courthouse
Clerk of the Circuit Court
P.O. Box 3544
West Palm Beach, FL 33402