Permits, Tickets, Rates, and Fees

Meter Parking Rates

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

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

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

Report a Broken Meter:

If you encounter an inoperable parking meter, immediately report the meter number (three digit number on the front face of the meter) to 570.208.4232 or email Parking Enforcement Manager Tom Unvarksy.

All claims of a broken meter will be promptly investigated and verified.
Any tickets issued in a parking space with a verified broken meter will be dismissed upon appeal.

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

To reserve a parking space in the city's parking garages, please use the tool below. More information about the city's parking manager L.A.Z. Parking can be found on their website.


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Thomas Unvarsky Parking Enforcement Supervisor 570.208.4232