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parking ticket New Parking Enforcement Zones

After much confusion and frustration over parking spaces, tickets and fines the city of Atlanta hopes these new guidelines will make everyone happier


PARKatlanta, is enhancing  parking operations with new technology, single-space and multi-space solar-powered meters as well as enhanced signage and payment options.

New parking zones such as business, government, schools, entertainment and mixed-use zones have been implemented in metered locations to accommodate the uses of particular areas.

City Councilman Kwanzaa Hall says the traffic enforcement committee tried to address all of the concerns of city patrons.

Business/Government zone:

  • This is an area where parking is occupied by patrons of business or government offices with high need for turnover parking
  • Enforcement days are Monday through Saturday
  • Enforcement hours are 7 A.M. to 7 P.M.
  • Parking time limit is two hours

Mixed Use zone

  • This is an area where buildings have multiple uses which include both residential and commercial but do not have onsite parking
  • Enforcement  days are Monday through Friday
  • Enforcement hours are 8 A.M. to 6 P.M.
  • Parking time limit is three hours

School/University zone

  • This is an area where the majority of parking is occupied by attendees of post-secondary colleges and/or universities
  • Enforcement days are Monday through Saturday
  • Enforcement hours are 7 A.M. to 7 P.M.
  • Parking time limit is three hours

Entertainment/Restaurant/Hospital zones

  • This is an area where the majority of parking is occupied by patrons of theaters, museums, restaurants, other entertainment venues, and hospitals
  • Enforcement days are Monday through Saturday
  • Enforcement hours are 7 A.M. to 10 P.M.
  • Parking time limit is four hours

There are no 24 hour parking enforcement areas and you do not have to pay to park in Atlanta on Sunday.  For more information about the City of Atlanta’s parking enforcement program, please visit: www.PARKatlanta.org or call (404) 330-6739.

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