Downtown Traverse City Parking

The DDA is contracted by the City of Traverse City to manage the Traverse City Parking Services Agreement.


303 East State Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684


Sun-Sat 8 AM-10 PM

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Grab a parking spot in downtown Traverse City and explore one of northern Michigan’s best beach towns. Here you’ll find all the resources you need such as parking maps, our online payment portal, meter bag requests, FAQ’s  and more!

Once you’ve found a parking spot, hit the town and explore the wide variety of dining and shopping Traverse City has to offer.

Destination Downtown

Explore the free way for employees to get downtown!

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New Parking Permit

Old Town parking garage permits are now available for $30 per month. This is the most cost-effective permit that is available.

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Meter Bags

Need to reserve a metered space?

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New Parking Garage Equipment

Check out the link below to learn about the equipment upgrades that provide hands-free permit access, payments accepted in all exit lanes, QR functionality and more.

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Parking Maps

Wondering where you can park in Traverse City? Find parking maps for residents, visitors, bikes, special events, neighborhoods and more.

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Pay for Parking

Pay parking fees and violations in one convenient and secure location on our website.

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Parking Rates

Learn more about meter rates, parking meter hours and parking garage rates.

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Purchase special event, resident parking, or garage and surface lot parking permits online. You can also purchase Traverse City parking permits and parking passes in person.

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No Coins? No problem. Stop digging for spare change and download the Traverse City parking app, ParkMobile for Apple or Android.

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