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    Downtown Parking Facilities

    The City of Lynchburg has an inventory of 1,076 on-street parking spaces including handicapped parking spaces. There are approximately 1,562* off-street parking spaces which are controlled by the City. Approximately 1,075 of these spaces are available to the public (availability subject to market demand). There are an estimated 3,935 privately-owned or controlled parking spaces in the downtown area.

    Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends and city holidays.

    Please see the parking brochure to determine which parking facility is closest to your destination location.

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    Downtown Parking Facilities & Map Parking Rates How to Use the Pay Stations
    Off Street Hourly Parking On Street Hourly Parking

    Downtown Parking Facilities

    City Owned/Managed Parking Spaces Public Parking Hourly/Daily Parking Permit Parking
    Mid-Town Parking Deck 428 Yes Yes Yes
    Clay Street Parking Deck 375 Yes Yes Yes
    Lot A 12 No No Yes
    Lot B 14 No No Yes
    Lot E 53 Yes Yes Yes
    Lot F 15 No No Yes
    Lot G 14 No No Yes
    Lots H (Community Market) 74 Yes Yes Yes
    Lot I 19 No No Yes
    Lot J 32 Yes No Yes
    Lot L 25 Yes Yes No
    Lot M 70 Yes Yes No
    Lot N 29 Yes No Yes
    Lot O 45 Yes No No
    Lot R (James River Conference Center) 200 Yes Yes No
    Lot S (SunTrust Parking Deck) 202 Yes Yes Yes
    Total Parking Spaces * 1,562      

    * Parking spaces to be determined after assessment

    Note: Any parking lots not designated for public parking are for City Employee Permit Parking only.

         

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    Off-Street Hourly Parking

    Off-street parking is available in the following facilities when visiting downtown for longer than 2 hours or when on-street parking spaces are not available: Mid-Town Parking Deck (910 Main St.), the Clay Street Parking Deck (800 Clay St.), Lot E (1310 Main St.), and Lot S (behind SunTrust- 10th & Main St.).  

    There are 100 hourly parking spaces available on Level A of the Mid-Town Parking Deck, 124 hourly parking spaces available on the middle level of the Clay Street Parking Deck, 152 hourly spaces on the top level of SunTrust Parking Deck, and 53 hourly parking spaces in Lot E.  See the parking brochure to determine which parking facility best fits your needs.  

    Note your space and pay when you park.

    The meter in Lot S is Pay and Display. Place your receipt on your vehicle dashboard so that it is visible to enforcement personnel.

    Parking is enforced as indicated on signs.  Parking is free on nights, weekends (unless otherwise stated by signs)  and city holidays (New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day).

    Please be aware of signage when you park.  Read all signs as they may include the time frame restrictions and other parking guidelines.

     


    Parking Rates

    Mid-Town Parking Deck & Lot E Clay Street Parking Deck & Lot S (SunTrust Parking Deck)

    Lot H (Community Market)

    $0.50 for the 1st hour $1.00 for the 1st hour Free for 1st hour
    $1.00 for each additional hour $1.00 for each additional hour $.50 for 2nd hour, $1.00 3rd hour
    $5.00 daily maximum $5.00 daily maximum $2.00 additional hours, No Maximum. 

     

     
     

    How to Use the Pay Station

    Pay-and-Display

    1. Pay at pay station
    2. Take your printed receipt and lay face up on dashboard 
    3. If you are having issues or need help please contact the Office of Parking Management at (434) 455-4045

    Pay-By-Space

    1. Note Space Number
    2. Enter Space into machine when prompted
    3. NO receipt will be printed
    4. If you are having issues or need help please contact the Office of Parking Management at (434) 455-4045

    Pay-By-Plate

    1. Note vehicle license plate
    2. Enter vehicle license plate into machine when prompted
    3. Receipt will print, DO NOT need to place on dashboard
    4. If you are having issues or need help please contact the Office of Parking Management at (434) 455-4045

    Pay by cell phone coming soon...

    Businesses can buy tokens from the Parking Management Office located on the 3rd floor of City Hall.  Tokens cost $0.60 per token, and the first token gives customers an hour of parking in the Clay Street Parking Deck (middle level) and an hour and forty-five minutes in the Mid-Town Parking Deck (top level) and Lot E.  Please contact us to purchase tokens or if you need more information.  The meter in Lot S does not accept tokens.

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    On-Street Parking

    There are 1,076 on-street, timed zoned parking spaces available. In the 1200 block of Main Street paid parking is $1.00 per hour for the first three hours. $2.00 each additional hour. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends, and city holidays, unless otherwise indicated on signs.  

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    Mid-Town Parking Deck

    The Mid-Town Parking Deck is located on 910 Main Street.  There are 428 total spaces in the Mid-Town Parking Deck.  Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends, and city holidays.  

    There are three entrances to the Mid-Town Parking Deck:

    1. Main Street Entrance (left image) between 10th Street and 9th Street.  The Main Street entrance provides access to Levels A - E with a one-way ramp.

    2. 9th Street Entrance between Main Street and Commerce Street (right image).  The 9th Street entrance provides access to Levels D - E.

    3. Commerce Street Entrance between 10th Street and 9th Street (right image).  The Commerce Street entrance only provides access to Level E.

     

    The top level, Level A, of the Mid-Town Parking Deck is designated for paid hourly/daily parking for the public and is controlled by a pay by space station.  There are 100 spaces on Level A designated for hourly and daily paid parking.  The cost of hourly parking is 25 cents for the first hour and 25 cents for each 15-minute increment after that. The pay station accepts credit cards, cash, and tokens.  When paying by credit card at the pay by space station, the customer will not receive a receipt.  Electronic receipts can only be accessed when using mPark.

    Unreserved parking permits allow customers to access parking on Levels B through E, in any valid parking space except for handicap spaces and reserved spaces.  Parking in a handicap space requires a handicap hang tag or license plate.
     
    The Parking Manager may provide for a limited number of reserved spaces on Levels B through E consistent with market demand and space availability.  
                                                                                                                                                                                              
    Mid-Town Deck Parking Rates
    1st Hour $0.25 for the 1st hour
    Hourly/Daily $1.00 per hour, $5.00 daily maximum
    Unreserved Permits (Residential) $25.00 per month
    Unreserved Permits (Facility) $50.00 per month
    Reserved Permits $75.00 per month
     

    Main Street Entrance

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    Clay Street Deck

    The Clay Street Parking Deck, located on 800 Clay Street, has 375 parking spaces.  Parking is enforced as indicated on signs.  Parking is free on nights, weekends, and city holidays.  

    The cost of hourly parking is $1.00 for the first hour and 25 cents for each 15-minute increment after that.  The pay station accepts credit cards, coins, and tokens.  When paying by credit card at the pay by space station, the customer will not receive a receipt.  

    Unreserved parking permits allow customers to access parking in any valid parking space except for handicap spaces and reserved spaces.  Parking in a handicap space requires a handicap hang tag or license plate.
     
    Clay Street Parking Deck Rates
    Hourly/Daily $1.00 per hour, $5.00 daily maximum
    Residential $25.00 per month
    Facility $50.00 per month

     

    There are 3 entrances to this facility:

    1.The first level has been designated for Public Safety vehicles only and is entered on the bottom level off of Clay Street.  There are 125 spaces on this level.      

    2. The Second level is designated for hourly/daily public parking. There are 124 metered spaces on this level.  The second level can be entered off of Clay Street beside the Police Department and just before you get to the parking deck. The Second level can also be entered through the 8th Street side of the parking deck (see image below).

    3. The Third level has been designated as “City of Lynchburg Employee Parking” and can be entered only by the 8th Street side of the parking deck.  There are 126 spaces on this level.

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    Lot A

    Lot A has 12 parking spaces, and is located at 843-845 Church Street. Parking by permit only.  Parking permits are only issued to City Employees - no public parking. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs.

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    Lot B

    Lot B is located at 919-921 Church Street and has 14 parking spaces. Lot B is directly across the street from the main entrance of City Hall and adjacent to the Monument Terrace Building.  Parking by permit only. Parking permits are only issued to City Employees - no public parking. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs.

    City Employees that have appointments with the City's Nurse Practitioner may use any of the two designated spaces when coming to the clinic at Monument Terrace. 

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    Lot E

    Lot E is located at 1310 Main Street and has 53 parking spaces.  Lot E can be accessed from Commerce Street. Lot E is a Pay-By-Space parking lot. The cost of hourly parking is 50 cents for the first hour and 25 cents for each 15 minute increment after that. The pay station accepts credit cards, coins, and tokens.  When paying by credit card at the pay by space station, the customer will not receive a receipt.  

    The Parking Manager may provide for a limited number of unreserved permit parking spaces consistent with market demand and space availability.  Unreserved parking permits allow customers to access parking in any valid parking space except for handicap spaces and reserved spaces.  Parking in a handicap space requires a handicap hang tag or license plate.    

    Parking is enforced as indicated on signs.  Parking is free on nights, weekends and city holidays.   

    Lot E Parking Rates
    1st Hour $0.25 for the 1st hour
    Hourly/Daily $1.00 per hour, $5.00 daily maximum
    Unreserved Permits (Residential) $25.00 per month
    Unreserved Permits (Facility) $50.00 per month
    Reserved Permits $75.00 per month


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    Lot F

    Lot F is located at 806 Court Street and has 15 parking spaces.  Permit parking only.  Parking permits are only issued to City Employees - no public parking. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends, and city holidays. 

     

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    Lot G

    Lot G is located at 820 Court Street and has 14 parking spaces.  Permit parking only.  Parking permits are only issued to City Employees - no public parking. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends, and city holidays. 

     

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    Lot H

    Lot H is located on 1201 - 1205 Main Street at the Community Market.  Lot H has 74 parking spaces. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, Sundays and city holidays. 

    There are 11 designated permit parking only spaces in Lot H.  The Parking Manager may provide for a limited number of reserved permit parking spaces consistent with market demand and space availability.

    Lot H Parking Rates
    1st Hour Free for the 1st hour
    Hourly/Daily $0.50 for 2nd hour, $1.00 for 3rd hour, $2.00 for additional hours. No Maximum. 
    Unreserved Permits (Residential) $25.00 per month
    Unreserved Permits (Facility) $50.00 per month

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    Lot I

    Lot I has 19 parking spaces, and is located at 900 Court Street. Parking by permit only.  Parking permits are only issued to City Employees - no public parking. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends and city holidays.

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    Lot J

    Lot J is located on the 200 block of 9th Street, adjacent to City Hall.  Lot J has 32 parking spaces and is permit parking only.  

    All parking spaces are reserved permit parking spaces.  Reserved parking permits cost $40.00 per month.  Parking is enforced as indicated on signs.  Parking is free on nights, weekends and city holidays.

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    Lot L

    Lot L is located on 23 9th Street, behind Amazement Square.  There are approximately 31 spaces in the lot.  Parking is open to the public.  Parking is enforced as indicated on signs.  Parking is free on nights, weekends and city holidays.

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    Lot M

    Lot M is located on 1000 Jefferson Street and has approximately 70 parking spaces.  Lot M is open to the public. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends and city holidays.

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    Lot N

    Lot N is located on 800 Jefferson Street, between the Department of Social Services and Amazement Square.  There are 29 parking spaces in the lot.

    Parking is by permit only.  Residential parking permits can be purchased for $25.00 per month and facility parking is $40.00 per month.  The Parking Manager may provide for a limited number of unreserved spaces consistent with market demand and space availability.

    Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends, and city holidays. 

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    Lot O

    Lot O is located on the 1300 block of Jefferson Street. The lot is comprised of 45 public parking spaces.  

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    Lot R (James River Conference Center)

    The James River Conference Center parking lot is located on 351 Court Street and has 200 parking spaces.  The James River Conference Center parking lot is open to the public.  There are no designated handicap spaces within this lot.  Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends, and city holidays. 


    Lot S (SunTrust Parking Deck)

    Lot S is located at 1001 Commerce Street. There are 220 spots in this deck. The top level of the deck is Pay-and-Display all other levels of the deck are permit only parking. 52 spaces of the top level of the Lot S (SunTrust Parking Deck) are reserved spaces only. Parking is enforced as indicated on signs. Parking is free on nights, weekends, and city holidays. 

    Lot S (SunTrust Deck) Parking Rates
    1st Hour $1.00 for the 1st hour
    Hourly/Daily $1.00 per hour, $5.00 daily maximum
    Unreserved Permits (Residential) $25.00 per month
    Unreserved Permits (Facility) $50.00 per month
    Reserved Permits $75.00 per month
     
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