Parking

Permits, Tickets, Rates, and Fees

Meter Parking Rates & Time

Meters run Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Meter Parking is $2.00 Per Hour
Maximum Time Limit: 4 Hours
Deposits beyond the time limit will not add time to the meter

PaymentMinutes
Quarter ($0.25)7.5
Dime ($0.10)3
Nickel ($0.05)1.5

Parking Enforcement

The Parking Enforcement Department enforces parking meter districts, timed zones, loading zones, and restricted zones within Wilkes-Barre City limits and in the public right of way only. PED does not enforce parking in off-street parking garages or on private property. 

Report Broken Meters and Potential Parking Violations to Parking Enforcement by calling 570.208.4232 (M-F 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) or emailing Parking Enforcement Manager Tom Unvarsky.


Parking Tickets

Parking tickets can be paid by cash, check, or money order, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the Tax Office, 1st Floor, City Hall, 40 East Market Street. Check and money orders should be made payable to The City of Wilkes-Barre.


Residential Parking Permit Pass 

To request a residential parking permit pass, fill out this application and return it to the Code Enforcement Clerk, 1st City Hall, 40 East Market Street, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.


Parking Garages

City parking garages are managed by L.A.Z. Parking.
Reserve a parking space in the city's parking garages with the tool below. 

 

 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Thomas Unvarsky Parking Enforcement Supervisor 570.208.4232